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Revolution on the path to access to justice - A closer look at the 2009 and 2010 reforms to the rules of civil procedure in Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario and British ColumbiaDownload
The article discusses the 2009 and 2010 reforms to the civil procedure rules in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and British Columbia, and it mentions access to justice and civil litigation in Canada, as well as Revised Rules for trials and pre-trial disclosures.
Introduction: On 2 October 2000, the Uited Kingdom brought into full force and effect its Human Rights Act 1998,1 bringing forth a new era in the protection of civil and political rights in the UK. Although the HRA received Royal Assent on 9 November 1998, the government in Westminster...
This article investigates the distinct character of Randian constitutionalism and how it may have been inspired by American discourse on constitutional values. More specifically, the author examines how Justice Rand's brand of constitutionalism is distinguishable from the more dominant strain of...
Science powers commerce: Mapping the language, justifications, and perceptions of the drive to commercialize in the context of Canadian researchDownload
Due to the high value that it placed upon the ownership of land, the common law traditionally was wary of intervening if the plaintiff non-contractually improved the defendant’s land. For the most part, liability was imposed only if the landowner acted unconscionably according to the doctrine of...
Secured transactions law in Canada - Significant achievements, unfinished business and ongoing challengesDownload
Introduction: Secured transactions law in all of Canada's provinces and territories is today consolidated in a modern statutory framework: the Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) in the common law provinces and territories, and the Civil Code regime in Quebec. The road to reform was a long one,...
Introduction: The recent pronouncement of Cullity J. of the Ontario Superior Court granting an order for class certification in Serhan v. Johnson & Johnson is the latest in a series of decisions since the Supreme Court of Canada expanded tort law's boundaries in Winnipeg Condominium Corp. No. 36...
Water law has been of great importance in Alberta's legal and economic community over the last seventy-five years. By the time the University of Alberta's Faculty of Law first opened its doors in 1921, the reformed law of water allocation had already reached maturity and was showing its first...
Introduction: When a firm is on the verge of bankruptcy and the cash is almost gone, Wthe directors of the firm may be tempted to gamble the remaining cash on a very risky venture in hopes of striking it rich. After all, like the characters played by Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson in Indecent...
The pioneering efforts of women such as Emily Murphy in Alberta during the early part of this century effected legal change and altered women's lives. Women began to see the law as a vehicle for social change, entitling them to property and giving rise to new expectations that a world of \"true...
Introduction: The introduction in March 1996 of the bill leading to the enactment of the Saskatchewan Consumer Protection Act came as something of a surprise, at least to members of the academic legal community and presumably to others as well. The legislation establishes a comprehensive scheme...