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Broadening the Base - Completing the Paradigm Shift

by Robert Harvie October 27, 2014

Forgive me readers for I have sinned. It has been over one year since my last post, and for that, I seek penance. In my defence, I have been incredibly immersed in work as a Bencher with the Law Society of Alberta, specifically chairing the Access to Justice Committee - a jo...  READ THE FULL POST

What About Men? Discussing Spousal Support in an "Inclusive" Fashion

by Robert Harvie May 02, 2013

Our laws relating to alimony or spousal support have evolved greatly in the past 20 to 30 years - primarily, or rather, almost solely in response to a deeper understanding and appreciation for the roles that women play in a marital relationship.  Women who are employed ...  READ THE FULL POST

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It's Not About Faith...

by Robert Harvie February 05, 2013

  Collaboration: It's Not About Faith, It's About Hard Work: I might take some heat for this post.  If so, fine.  I've never been one to smart too much from criticism. I read a post today in the Wisconsin Law Journal written by lawyer Gregg Herman, who suggest...  READ THE FULL POST

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Would You Hire a Lawyer to Fix Your Car?

by Robert Harvie October 11, 2012

I like to think I'm a reasonably intelligent person. I had the good fortune to attend University and ultimately obtain a law degree.  Beyond my formal education, I've learned a few other skills, I ski, I golf, and I play a mean game of Angry Birds. But when it comes to ...  READ THE FULL POST

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The Illusion of "Reason", and Accepting Emotions

by Robert Harvie October 05, 2012

  In this election season, emotions often run high, as supporters of Democrats and Republicans seek to vie for public support of their “team”. We turn on the television to see Jon Stewart or Bill O’Reilly staking out their position as the “reason...  READ THE FULL POST

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