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ABlawg - The Faculty of Law's blog on developments in Alberta law.

Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre - Canadian non-governmental, non-profit organization that works to promote awareness among Albertans about civil liberties and human rights through research and education.

Alberta Courts - Information on the Alberta court system.

Alberta Justice & Solicitor General - Information on the justice system in Alberta.

Alberta Law Reform Institute - Delivers law reform proposals through specific projects.

Alberta Law Society Library - Dedicated to facilitating access to legal information for Albertans.

Assist: Alberta Lawyers Assistance Society - Assist is a voluntary and confidential program that helps Alberta lawyers, law students and their immediate families cope with personal problems such as stress, depression, anxiety, alcohol, drug and all other forms of abuse or addiction, relationship difficulties, burnout and anger. Call Assist 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1 877 498 6898 from anywhere in Alberta for on-call support, emergency help or to set up an appointment with a counsellor.

Bennett Jones Law Library - Dedicated to supporting the teaching and research needs of the Faculty of Law, and fulfills the legal information needs of other campus users, the legal profession and the general public.

Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch - Alberta branch of the Canadian Bar Association.

Canadian Bar Association - Dedicated to improving the law, administration of justice, promoting access to justice, equality in the profession and justice system, and representing the legal profession nationally and internationally.

Canadian Forum of Civil Justice - Dedicated to bringing people together in order to promote a civil justice system that is accessible, fair and efficient.

Canadian Institute of Resources Law - The leading national centre of expertise on legal and policy issues relating to Canada's natural resources.

Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) - Dedicated to making Canadian law accessible for free over the internet.

Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family - Dedicated to undertaking and promoting interdisciplinary research, education and publication on issues related to law and the family.

Career & Professional Development Office, Faculty of Law - Acts as a liaison between students and the legal community.

Department of Justice Canada - Responsible for providing policy and program advice and direction through the development of the legal content of bills, regulations and guidelines, and for litigating civil cases by or on behalf of the federal Crown and for providing legal advice to federal law enforcement agencies and other government departments.

Journal of Environmental Law & Practice - the premier refereed legal periodical in Canadian environmental law and policy.

Law Society of Alberta - Dedicated to serving and protecting the public interest.

LegalAve - public family law information.

Legal Education Society of Alberta - Learning tools, resources and opportunities for lawyers.

Pro Bono Law Alberta - Creating and promoting pro bono opportunities for Alberta lawyers.  

School of Public Policy - The school at the University of Calgary is a hub of ideas, innovations and advice for leaders and policy makers around the world; the law school is a partner faculty of the School of Policy Studies.

Student Legal AssistanceStudent Legal Assistance (SLA) offers legal information and representation to residents of the Calgary area who are unable to afford a lawyer. These services are provided by law students from the University of Calgary, who volunteer as Caseworkers with the organization.

Supreme Court of Canada - The highest court in Canada, and the final court of appeal in the Canadian justice system.