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Understanding Intoxication and Automatism
Webinar | October 14, 2022
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Practice Foundations: Criminal Law
Edmonton | October 28, 2022
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Practice Foundations: Criminal Law
Livestream | October 28, 2022
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Digging into Deleted or Lost Information: Digital Forensics
Webinar | November 28, 2022
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New Benefit for LESA Library Subscribers: 50% Off On-Demand Programs

We are happy to announce a new benefit for subscribers of the LESA Library. Whether you subscribe to one, two, or all six core areas of law, we are pleased to offer you 50% off our entire collection of on-demand programs. What are On-Demand Programs? LESA’s on-demand programs are recordings …

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Business LawCivil LitigationCriminal Law
Alberta Revises the Title of its Superior Trial Court

With the passing of the late Queen Elizabeth II, we wish to express our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. Her Majesty dedicated over 70 years of her life to public service – the longest reigning Monarch in British history. As Head of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty was a much …

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Digging into Deleted or Lost Information: Digital Forensics

More and more cases rely on digital evidence. How can lawyers recover digital information from computers, mobile devices, and cloud sources in ways that will be accepted by the courts? How can they certify that the data is authentic? Collecting digital evidence in a secure manner, using sound forensic methodologies, …

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Civil LitigationCriminal Law
The Competition Act: Recent Amendments to Canada’s Main Competition Legislation

The Competition Act[1] was introduced to Canadian markets in 1986. For the last 35 years, the technological revolution has led to massive innovation that has transformed the economy. The resulting economic growth and profit has made it difficult to measure business and economic efficiencies. In this, the standards that were …

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What to Expect in Alberta Courts: Current COVID Landscape

In March of 2020, the full force of the global pandemic resulted in restricted access to all Canadian courthouses. With the shift to working remotely, lawyers began communicating with clients via email and video chat, and court proceedings were moved to Webex.[1] Reduced capacity was maintained in Alberta courtrooms into …

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Criminal Law
Bill S-2 Amendments to Criminal Law COVID Grace Periods

In March of 2020, COVID-19 halted the court’s routine in-person delivery of services, and its system was adapted to a remote format. The suddenness of the pandemic led to a lack of clarity on how remote procedures were to be conducted, and how long the remote delivery systems were to …

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“Lost Canadians” | Changes in Citizenship Law and Implications for Lawyers

Changes in citizenship law over the past decade have led to many people discovering that they are, in fact, Canadian citizens. The implications of these changes are far-reaching and have broad-based implications for lawyers – and not just for those who practice immigration law. Have you ever heard of the …

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Criminal Inadmissibility: Double-Punishment Sentences and Punishment without Charge

Criminal convictions can have dire consequences for temporary or permanent residents of Canada. LESA is pleased to announce a new webinar for criminal lawyers and for business immigration lawyers (or lawyers whose clients have business immigration issues), coming this fall. Topics This webinar will address: What criminal convictions make a …

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