Program Materials

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  • Attracting and Retaining Employees in a Law Firm Environment

    $35.00
    This short paper describes some fundamental ways to attract and retain good people in a law firm.  Pointers relate to issues like the questions to be asked in an interview, the appropriate number of interviews involved in the hiring process, timing in making an offer. The author also provides tips for after hiring, including how to create an environment of inclusion and accommodation and how to foster good communication.
     
    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Law and Practice Update seminar in November, 2014.
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    Bankruptcy and Insolvency Fundamentals (Seminar on Demand)

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    $245.00

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    This program reviews fundamental principles and practices in bankruptcy and insolvency law. It explores enforcement and protection mechanisms, examines practical strategies for advising clients, provides tips for working with trustees, and discusses mechanisms to maximize recovery in bankruptcy or insolvency matters.

    Running Time: 4 hours, 25 minutes
    Running Date: October 2017

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  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Fundamentals Program Materials

    $25.00$183.75

    This program reviews fundamental principles and practices in bankruptcy and insolvency law. It explores enforcement and protection mechanisms, examines practical strategies for advising clients, provides tips for working with trustees, and discusses mechanisms to maximize recovery in bankruptcy or insolvency matters.

  • Bedford, Substantive Rationality, and Participatory Democracy

    $45.00

    Details: This paper focuses on the constitutional doctrine at work in Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford. Following an overview of the Bedford decision and a brief discussion of the threshold issues of “security of the person” and “legislative causation”,
    the author offers a theory of fundamental justice, before providing an account of the constitutional principles against arbitrariness, overbreadth, and gross disproportionality. This paper concludes with some reflections on the possible revitalization of s 1 of the Charter in s 7 cases.

    This paper was presented at the Constitutional Law Symposium in October 2014.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.  

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  • Being an Excellent Principal (Seminar on Demand)

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    Gain insight from experienced panelists, and uncover some of the challenges today’s articling students face. Learn practical strategies for helping your students thrive, unearth what is expected of students in the CPLED program, and discover how articling sets the groundwork for a lawyer’s future.

    Running Time: 2 hours, 3 minutes

    Date: September 2016

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  • Canada 150 — Constitutional Law Symposium Program Materials

    $0.00$55.00

    To commemorate Canada 150, this symposium focuses on current issues and future trends in constitutional law. Topics discussed include the division of powers, fundamental freedoms, and human rights. Emerging issues in environmental, criminal, and other areas of law are also highlighted.

  • Canadian Obscenity Law 20 Years after Butler: the Mainstreaming of Violent Pornography

    $55.00

    This paper considers the courts’ application of R. v. Butler in the twenty years since the Supreme Court handed it down. In particular, the author reviews the post-Butler pornography prosecutions with a view to answering the question of whether the predictions of Butler critics have been borne out.

    This paper was presented at the Constitutional Symposium seminar held in October 2013.

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  • Cannabis Retail Overview (Alberta)

    $45.00

    This paper provides a general overview of Bill 26, Canada’s legalization of marijuana legislation, with a particular focus on the retail-related provisions. It also considers how these provisions will likely be affected and clarified by regulation amendments and policies from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Legalization of Marijuana program in Edmonton on May 17, 2018 and in Calgary on May 24, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Cannabis: Challenges in Multi-Unit Housing

    $45.00

    This paper examines challenges facing landlords and condominium corporations following the legalization of cannabis. It considers the legislative framework of the Residential Tenancies Act and the Condominium Property Act, and then discusses considerations for implementing and enforcing a prohibition of cannabis in rental units and condominiums.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis program in Calgary on November 16, 2018 and in Edmonton on November 22, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Case Study: Pre-Trial Application Considerations in Sexual Assault Cases

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    This paper provides a case study approach to pre-trial considerations in sexual assault cases. It begins with a short factual scenario that is then used as the framework to discuss key pre-trial considerations. It discusses the following cases: R v O’Connor, R v Mills, R v McNeil, and R v Quesnelle. It also reviews the two-stage test for ordering the production of documents.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Criminal Procedure Fundamentals program in Calgary on September 21, 2018 and in Edmonton on September 28, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Chambers and Practice Applications before the Court of Appeal

    $65.00

    This paper provides valuable advice for anyone making an application to the Court of Appeal, including strategies. The author also reviews the application procedure under the Rules, and discusses the availability of case management officers as a resource, timing issues, application format and accompanying materials, issues on panel size, and details on specific applications.  Attachments include a separate paper on Applications for Permission to Appeal, prepared by the Hon. J.E.L. Cote.

    You can also access this paper by purchasing the seminar on demand. Seminars on demand allow you to stream video recordings of seminar speakers and download papers as PDFs.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Court of Appeal Practice seminar in October, 2015.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Champagne Technology on a Beer Budget: Technology for the Law Office

    $35.00

    The array of technology choices in overwhelming, and you cannot afford to make bad technology decisions. This paper provides a lawyer’s technology road map with a focus on keeping costs as low as possible. Learn:

    • Technology spending strategies, including how to get the best deals on technology for your firm;
    • How to build an appropriate configuration for a laptop or desktop PC for a lawyer;
    • How to deal with security issues, safe-guarding client data, and maintain backup systems;
    • Printer, scanner, and fax issues and recommendations for lawyers; and
    • Legal-specific billing and accounting software options.

    Use this valuable resource to get a clear idea of what to look for, and what to avoid, in making technology decisions for your practice.

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at our highly-acclaimed Law & Practice Update conference held in Edmonton on November 18th and 19th, 2011, chaired by Brenda L. Edwards.

    Length: 45 pages

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