Alberta Legal and  Political Resources

ALIS - Alberta legal Information Society (Comprehensive)

Alberta Freedom of Information Requests (FOI)

Alberta Courts - Law Information Centres

Centre for Public Legal Education in Alberta - Free books and Publications

Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre

Pro Bono Law Alberta -                                                                                              
Pro Bono Students Canada - (PBSC) is the world’s only nationalpro bono student organization. Across Canada, at 21 chapters and their associated law schools, PBSC programs engage over 1,500 law students seeking to combine their legal education with public service. Supported by the PBSC National Office in Toronto and supervised by hundreds of volunteer lawyers, PBSC volunteers pursue greater access to justice through pro bono legal services. PBSC chapters assist public interest organizations, community groups, government agencies, legal clinics, lawyers and law firms working pro bono, and unrepresented litigants in legal matters in and out of Court. 
Supreme Court of Canada Resources for Self-Represented Litigants

The University of Alberta Chapter of PBSC  was founded in 1999 and joined Student Legal Services in 2001. The chapter and its Coordinator, together with volunteer lawyers and organization partners, provide pro bono legal services according to both the missions of both SLS and PBSC. The chapter's current projects include:                                   



Law Central Alberta - The rights and freedoms that citizens enjoy in a democracy. Also known as 'civil rights', they can be thought of as the rights and freedoms that protect individuals from the government. Common civil liberties include freedom of association, freedom of assembly, freedom of religion, and freedom of speech, and additionally, the right to due process, to fair trial, to own property and to privacy.



Legal Tree is a collaboratively built website with legal research resources maintained by the site administrators, and legal literature contributed by lawyers in the Canadian legal community. Legaltree also provides a directory of Canadian lawyers.   Legaltree was founded by Michael Dew, a Vancouver lawyer and is owned and operated by Legal Tree Project Inc.

How To Initiate A Complaint Against The Edmonton Police Service or Private Security Guards


False Arrest -



How to Sue the Police & Private Security in the Small Claims Court -






Municipal police complaint



How to Make a Complaint Against the Police in Alberta -                     



Complaints About Lawyers - The Law Society of Alberta ---



Alberta Law Library List



Alberta Law Libraries, led by Sonia Poulin

Director, has 41 team members, including 20 librarians and a number of library technicians. Funding for personnel in all locations is provided by Alberta Justice. Client services throughout the province are coordinated through the Information, Research and Training Services team, led by a manager plus team leads in Edmonton and Calgary. Two additional teams, Information Technology Services, and Information Resources and Access, complete the critical components of the library system.

Contact information for the libraries and teams is available on the Alberta Law Libraries website under the “Find Us” tab:

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Alberta Law Libraries Catalogue:

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Taking Back Justice

Alberta Civil Claims Tutorial

Produced in coordination with Pro Bono Law Alberta and Alberta Courts.

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