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Court doc says shortage leaves Alberta judges 'without requisite time' for cases

A court document related to a recent appeal in an Alberta divorce case has highlighted the consequences of a shortage of judges in the province, an issue the solicitor general said she’s raised with her federal counterpart. 400 more words


Alberta's top court upholds murder conviction

CALGARY – Timothy Douglas Engel will remain behind bars for murdering a Vulcan-area senior in Jan. 2012 after the Alberta Court of Appeal dismissed his appeal this week. 83 more words


Fortney: Huntington gunman's life a series of tragedies leading to a violent end

“My lifelong story would be a #1 book seller, or even a movie …”

On Sunday evening, David McQueen’s life ended in a manner very much befitting the above claim he made not long ago. 762 more words

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Conviction upheld for Calgary man who beat his wife to death in 2011

CALGARY – The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of a Calgary man who beat his wife to death.

Gregory Houle was found guilty of manslaughter in 2013 after originally being charged with second-degree murder. 109 more words


Court rules 'No Zero' teacher will keep compensation but won't get job back

The Alberta Court of Appeal upheld a decision Wednesday to compensate Lynden Dorval with two-years’ salary and top up his pension.

In the Jan. 13 decision, the court dismissed both the appeal by the Edmonton Public School Board, and a cross-appeal by Dorval. 408 more words


Calgary Jewish Academy appeals principal's wrongful dismissal lawsuit

The Calgary Jewish Academy has appealed an $870,000 judgment awarded to its former principal in November in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit.

In its notice of appeal filed last month at the Alberta Court of Appeal, the private school alleges that trial Justice Alan Macleod erred in finding that the appellant did not have just cause to terminate principal Benjamin Karmel’s employment. 439 more words

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Appeal court denies jury trials for men accused under Securities Act

Three Alberta men — two from Edmonton and one from Calgary — who wanted to be judged by a jury after being accused of Alberta Securities Act offences have had their appeal denied by the Alberta Court of Appeal. 260 more words

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