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Revision as of 16:12, 24 March 2014

Alberta v Elder Advocates of Alberta Society

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Introduction

This Wiki page will provide a general overview of the case of Alberta v Elder Advocates of Alberta Society. The Case Brief will follow and at the bottom of the page you will find links to the pages that relate the facts of this case to different legal theorists.

Facts

Issues

  1. Whether the disputed claims disclose a cause of action, assuming the facts pleaded to be true?
  2. Whether principles of fiduciary duty applicable to private actors apply to governments?
  3. Whether government owed fiduciary duty to patients?
  4. Whether government breached s.15(1) (equality) of the Charter?

Ratio

Analysis

Held

The Links Below Lead to the Different Theoretical Treatments

Legal Perspectives Philosophers
Natural Law Thomas Aquinas
Legal Positivism John Austin, HLA Hart, Jeremy Bentham, Joseph Raz
Separation Theory HLA Hart, Ron Fuller
System of Rights Ronald Dworkin
Liberty and Paternalism John Stuart Mill and Gerald Dworkin
Law as Efficiency Susan Dimock
Feminist Jurisprudence Patricia Smith and Catharine Mackinnon