Liberty Law Blog

New Drug-Impaired Driving Laws

As of October 17, 2018, marijuana or cannabis is now legal in Canada. In anticipation of the legalization of marijuana, new laws were put in place on June 21, 2018 in relation to driving whil

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How Delays In The Court System May Impact Your Rights

If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal offence, you are undoubtedly aware that dealing with criminal charges can be a lengthy process.

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Self Defence: How Does It Work?

WHAT IS SELF-DEFENCE? Self-defence is a well-known defence in Canadian law justifying the use of force to repel an attack. It is an ancient common law that was incorporated into the first Can

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What Constitutes a Weapon?

What Constitutes A Weapon under the Criminal Code? Many individuals and police alike assume that everyday hunting, working, or collectors’ knives and other objects automatically qualify as “w

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Care or Control of a Motor Vehicle

Read this article from our professional law firm to learn more about care or control of a motor vehicle and how it could affect you behind the wheel.

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Alberta Checkstop Program for Impaired Driving

Learn about the Alberta Checkstop program which is designed to make the streets safer by preventing people from driving under the influence.

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How The Police Can Use Your DNA Against You

When the police come across a crime scene, whether there has been a murder, break and enter, or any other crime, they often come across a scene littered with forensic evidence. If the police

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Getting Bail In Alberta

When you are arrested for a crime, the first thing that will have to be decided is whether or not you should be held in jail (known as a remand centre) or released into the community on bail

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What You Should Know If The Police Come To Your Door

If the police come to your door, it's important that you know what your rights are. Our latest post explains what you should know if this happens to you.

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