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Ask A Lawyer: Indigenous Courts and restorative justice

Jun 3, 2021

Indigenous Courts ensure fair treatment for Indigenous people in conflict with the law

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Confronting the truth

May 31, 2021

We put it upon ourselves, with Legal Aid Alberta, to continue our work providing access to meaningful, restorative justice for Indigenous people.

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Sharing the knowledge: LAA hosts day-long child welfare law seminar

May 28, 2021

“Ensuring that clients involved in the child welfare system receive high quality representation is very important to Legal Aid Alberta.”

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‘Locked down’ or not, Albertans still need legal help and access to justice: Legal Aid Alberta President and CEO

May 19, 2021

As Alberta works through the third wave, it’s time to remember those serving on the frontlines of the justice system.

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LAA’s frontline lawyers have a huge impact on the lives of domestic violence victims

May 12, 2021

Legal Aid is helping protect people from physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual abuse

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Mental health and the law: How a therapeutic approach is making a difference

May 5, 2021

Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Amna Qureshi appears on the May 4, 2021 episode of the “Ask a Lawyer” segment of the Global Morning Show in Edmonton. Watch: Mental Health and...

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In The News

The Indigenous Bar Association Celebrates the Appointment of Grace Auger to the Alberta Provincial Court
Please join the Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) in congratulating Judge Grace Auger on her recent appointment to the Alberta Provincial Court.
Nationtalk.ca -- Canada's premier Aboriginal newswire, employment, event and tender service | July 16, 2021

Indigenous courts and restorative justice
Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Jessica Buffalo talks about why Indigenous Courts are needed and what restorative justice is, in advance of LAA's free public webinar on the topic.
Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen | June 21, 2021

Ask A Lawyer: How Alberta’s Indigenous Court aims to help increase trust, embrace culture
Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Jessica Buffalo explains the need for and impact of Indigenous Courts
Global Morning News Edmonton | June 1, 2021

Legal Aid continues to provide services
Locked down or not, Legal Aid Alberta is continuing to serve on the front lines of the justice system throughout the pandemic.
Nanton News | May 21, 2021

Legal Aid continuing to provide services
While the court system has been impacted by COVID-19 with many cases being delayed, and those accused of crimes being released rather than remanded, Legal Aid Alberta is continuing to provide frontline legal services.
Hanna Herald | May 21, 2021

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