Day: September 22, 2015

Case Mail

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casemailBy Melanie Hodges Neufeld

Case Mail volume 17, no. 18  (Sept. 15) is now available on the Law Society website. Produced by the Law Society Library, Case Mail is a free semi-monthly electronic newsletter of digests of Saskatchewan cases with links to fulltext decisions on CanLII. Previous digests are also searchable in our Saskatchewan Cases Databases. All digests that appear in Case Mail and numerous case digests and summaries from other jurisdictions are also available on CanLII Connects.


New Journal Issues – August 2015

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Saskatchewan Law Review
Volume 78, Number 2 (2015) 

  • Introduction and background to Symposium: Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) / Janelle Souter & Amanda Zalmanowitz
  • A comment on the court’s decision to suspend the declaration of invalidity in Carter v. Canada / Sarah Burningham
  • Carter v. Canada: “Societal Interests” under sections 7 and 1 / Mark Carter
  • Judicial method and three gaps in the Supreme Court of Canada’s assisted suicide judgment in Carter / Dwight Newman
  • The authorizing of physician-assisted death in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) / Doug Surtees
  • Consenting to physician-assisted death: Issues arising from Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) / Barbara von Tigerstrom
  • Numbers matter: Gender parity in the legal profession / Michele Hollins, Q.C.
  • The trials and tribulations of personal property security law reform in Australia / Anthony Duggan
  • The judgments of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, 2014 / Sarah Burningham & Keir Vallance
  • Escaping the “straitjacket”: Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford and the Doctrine of Stare Decisis / Michael Adams
  • Exculpatory clauses and liquidated damages clauses: Two sides of the same coin? / Connor Bildfell
  • Statutory immunity from Charter damages: Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator / Julia Kindrachuk
  • “Clearly the arc bends”: Stare Decisis and Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan / Janelle Souter

The Alberta Law Review
Volume 52, Number 4 (July 2015)

  • Severance Pay and the Older Worker: Negotiated Versus Litigated Outcomes under Canadian Law / Kenneth WM Thornicroft
  • The Scope and Meaning of Reasonableness Review / Paul Daly
  • Section 67 of the Responsible Energy Development Act: Seeking a Balance between Independence and Accountability / Giorilyn Bruno
  • Enforcing American Letters of Request: The Fickle Charter Guarantee of Evidentiary Immunity / Mary Anne Vallianatos
  • The Police Officer’s Plight: The Intersection of Policing and the Law / Kevin Cyr
  • Aboriginal Youth Overrepresentation in Canadian Correctional Services: Judicial and Non-judicial Actors and Influence / Nate Jackson
  • You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til It’s Gone: The Rule of Law in Canada – Part II / Jack Watson
  • Litigating Shut-in for Lack of a Market: A Comment on Stewart Estate v. Taqa North Ltd. / Wayne Renke

The Advocates Quarterly
Volume 44, Number 2 (July 2015)

  • Exclusion Clauses in Contracts and their Enforceability Following the Decline of Fundamental Breach / Alexander J. Black
  • Deliberative Secrecy in the Context of Decision-Making by Administrative Tribunals / Fred D. Cass and Zoe Thoms
  • Summary Judgment Prior to Certification in Class Actions: How Microsoft and Hryniak have Changed the Landscape / Neil Finkelstein, Eric S. Block, Brandon Kain
  • 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 Columbia / Barbara Billingsley and Joel Franz

Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal
Volume 34, Number 4 (August 2015)

  • Spence v. BMO Trust Co.: Public Policy and the Excluded Heir / Adam Parachin
  • Fish in a Barrel: Protecting Beneficiaries’ Interests in Real Property / Arieh Bloom
  • Sawdon Estate v. Sawdon and Trustee Indemnification in Estate Litigation / John O’Sullivan and Sara Beheshti
  • Case Comment: Leibel v. Leibel / Rae Rechtsman
  • Changes to the Taxation of Estates, Testamentary Trusts and Life Interest Trusts / Pamela Cross
  • Estate Administration Tax Act Requirements in Effect on January 1, 2015 / Vince De Angelis
  • Origins and Prospects for Employee Life and Health Trusts in Canada / Simon Archer