Our lawyers regularly write papers and make presentations.
You can find some of the recent ones here.
Some Thoughts on Essential Concepts for Re-thinking Standards of Review in Administrative Law
Essential concepts in reviewing the nature and scope of judicial review 1. What is the purpose of judicial review? 2. Recognition of the sources of the courts’ authority to review decisions or actions by statutory delegates 3. The distinction between grounds for review and standards of review 4. What is the justification for deference? 5. What […]Read More
Death & Dower: How Dower and a Family Maintenance and Support Claim Interact
When a surviving spouse has a vested dower right in the deceased’s homestead and makes a family maintenance and support claim on the estate, how does that FMS claim interact with the dower life estate? In working through a FMS claim, how is the dower life estate valued? What side of the ledger is it […]Read More
Administrative Law in 2017 Part II – Two Additional Cases
In addition to the cases noted in my annual paper, the following very recent decisions also deserve comment: 1. Garneau Community League v. Edmonton (City)—Capilano (Round Two) 2. Barreau du Québec v. Quebec (Attorney General)Read More