Legal Aid Alberta works hard on behalf of our clients. We navigate a complex justice system to protect the rights of all Albertans.
The youth, who struggles with FASD and ADHD and has trouble focusing and connecting actions to consequences, was repeatedly arrested and held for breaching conditions of his sentence
In this Court of Queen’s Bench (QB) case which ultimately strengthened the rights of parents to have custody of their children, Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Douglas McLachlan represented a mother of three.
A young person (“CCN”) who had spent almost two years in solitary confinement within Alberta’s youth corrections system was charged with assault with a weapon (a meal tray) against another young person.