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The Court and The Constitution: A 150-Year Retrospective

This unique collection of papers focuses on the role of the court in the development of three areas: Canadian Federalism, the Charter of Rights, and Private Law.
Publication Language: English
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This unique collection of papers focuses on the role of the court in the development of three areas: Canadian Federalism, the Charter of Rights, and Private Law.

Insightful perspectives

  • Thorough and well-researched review of jurisprudential developments
  • Contributions from leaders in a variety of capacities in the legal community, including academia and practitioners

The collection of papers:

  • Introduction by the Editor

PART I: THE STRUCTURE OF FEDERALISM

  • The Supreme Court and Parliament: Evolving Roles and Relationships – Lorne Neudorf
  • The Supreme Court and the Conventions of the Constitution – Leonid Sirota
  • From Subservient Officers of the Crown to Independent Servants of the People: The Supreme Court of Canada's Perceptions of Itself – Adam Dodek
  • The Court and Administrative Law: Models of Rights Protection – Paul Daly
  • L'allégorie d'une Cour suprême complice de trudeauisme : relecture des prismes de l'arrêt Ford – Fréderic Bérard
  • Speakers, Witnesses and Blanketing: The Need to Look Beyond the Courts to Achieve Reconciliation – Sarah Morales
  • Aboriginal Title in the Supreme Court of Canada – Cherie Metcalf

PART II: THE CHARTER OF RIGHTS

  • “A Principle of Vital Importance”: The Supreme Court of Canada's Approach to Purposeful Limits on Expression in Section 2(B) – Peter Carver
  • The Court and Freedom of Religion – Howard Kislowicz
  • Of Promise and Peril: The Court and Equality Rights – Daphne Gilbert & Jena McGill
  • Fundamental Justice – Mark Carter
  • Language Rights and the Political Compromise Doctrine – Matthew P Harrington

PART III: PRIVATE LAW & COMMERCE

  • The Supreme Court of Canada and the Law of Tort – Lewis Klar
  • Property Law and the Supreme Court: Of Gardens and Fields – Bruce Ziff
  • The Supreme Court on the Relationship Between the General Law and Collective Labour Relations Regimes: 1875-2016 – Finn Makela

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  • Law Libraries – A valuable addition when a complete Constitutional collection is required
  • Academia – Study the role and impact of the judiciary on the development of the nation and issues of national interest
  • Judges – Reflect on the jurisprudential developments of the judiciary for purposes of articulating or formulating decisions
  • Federal and Provincial Ministries and Counsel – To assist in drafting policies on national issues

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