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Posthumous bar call honours alum truly passionate about the law

Armin Mojtahedi, JD’16, passed away before he could be called to the bar so his law school friends lobbied the Law Society to recognize him; ceremony is Sept. 29

Work experience paves scholarship recipient's path to UCalgary law school

Jeremy Zantua’s commitment to helping others earns them law school’s biggest scholarship, the Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP Entrance Scholarship

Grad student, alumna named most influential lawyers

Annual list from Canadian Lawyer consists of lawyers who display a passion for justice, human rights advocacy, and societal equity, and are all influencing standards and attitudes with their outstanding professional abilities.

ABlawg: The Faculty of Law Blog

E. coli and the Public Health Act (Alberta)

By: Shaun Fluker and Lorian Hardcastle Legislation commented on: Public Health Act, RSA 2000, c P-37; Communicable Diseases Regulation, Alta Reg 238/1985; Food Regulation, Alta Reg 31/2006 PDF Version: E. coli and the Public Health Act (Alberta) The beleaguered public health &#8230; <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&#8594;</span></a>

Alberta Rolls Out Yet Another Form of Sequestration Agreement

By: Nigel Bankes Document commented on: Mineral Rights Information Bulletin, 2023-01, Small-Scale and Remote (SSR) Carbon Sequestration Tenure, September 14, 2023 PDF Version: Alberta Rolls Out Yet Another Form of Sequestration Agreement The Government of Alberta (GoA) is experimenting with &#8230; <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&#8594;</span></a>

Torts and Family Violence: Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia

By: Jennifer Koshan and Deanne Sowter Case Commented On: Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia, 2022 ONSC 1303 (Can LII); 2023 ONCA 476 (CanLII) PDF Version: Torts and Family Violence: Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia Intimate partner violence (IPV) takes many forms, all of which &#8230; <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&#8594;</span></a>

A Blog with Two Titles: (1) The Current Status of Monitoring, Measurement and Verification Requirements for Carbon Capture and Storage Projects in Alberta, and (2) When Does a Ministerial Order Have to be Published?

By: Nigel Bankes Documents commented on: AER Bulletin 2023-29, July 27, 2023; a new edition of AER Directive 065: Resources Applications for Oil and Gas Reservoirs, July 27, 2023; and Ministerial Order MO 60/2023 PDF Version: A Blog with Two &#8230; <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&#8594;</span></a>

It’s Not Easy Being Mean

By: Michael Ilg Decision Commented On: Peterson v College of Psychologists of Ontario, 2023 ONSC 4685 (CanLII) PDF Version: It’s Not Easy Being Mean If there is anything worse than being seen as mean &#8211; as in saying words that &#8230; <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&#8594;</span></a>