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Review of Constitutional Studies | July 14, 2020
Volume 24.2 (2019-2020)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action across Intergovernmental Landscapes: Who Can and Should do What?; Federal Loyalty and the ‘Nature’ of Federalism; On the Limits of Proportionality; References, Law, and Political Decision-Making

Review of Constitutional Studies | April 12, 2020
Volume 24.1 (2019)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

The implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) off ers a way to re-imagine what Indigenous self-determination and reconciliation might mean in Canada and elsewhere. It makes it possible to speak of Indigenous peoples as nations within a multinational democratic federation, rather than minority populations within a state. The papers in this issue, which were delivered at a Workshop held at the University of Alberta in May 2019, explore ‘treaty federalism’ which is a re-imagining of what we understand as sovereignty and the foundation of the Canadian state.

Review of Constitutional Studies | April 12, 2020
Volume 23.2 (2018)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

“Our Time has Come”: Reconciliation in the Wake of Manitoba Metis Federation Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General); Section 16 of the Constitution Act, 1867: The Queen, the Capital, and Canadian Constitutionalism; Des Causes et des Conséque; Seven Conceptions of Federalism Guiding Canada’s Constitutional Change; Review Essay on Paul Yowell’s Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design; Book Review – Yaniv Roznai, Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments: The Limits of Amendment Powers

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2018
Volume 23.1 (2018)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

This special issue is concerned with the constitutional law and practice surrounding the construction and operation of interjurisdictional energy infrastructure in Canada — especially pipelines.

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2017
Volume 22.3 (2017)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

The Constitution as Muse? Four Poets Respond (Tacitly) to the World-View of The British North America Act (1867); The Story of Constitutions, Constitutionalism and Reconciliation: A Work of Prose? Poetry? Or Both?; The Judicial Recognition of Indigenous Legal Traditions; Unpacking “Reconciliation”: Contested Meanings of a Constitutional Norm; Should Paramountcy Protect Secured Creditor Rights?; Book Review – Dimitrios Panagos “Uncertain Accommodation: Aboriginal Identity and Group Rights in the Supreme Court of Canada”

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2017
Volume 22.2 (2017)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

All I Really Needed To Know About Federalism, I Learned From Insurance Law; The Protective Function of the Constitutional Amending Formula; Surfing the Surveillance Wave: Online Privacy, Freedom of Expression and the Threat of National Security; Baxter Family Symposium on Federalism – Essay Winners; Exploring the Principle of (Federal) Solidarity; Spending Power, Social Policy, and the Principle of Subsidiarity; Book Review – The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of the Historical Treaties (John Borrows & Michael Coyle, eds)

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2017
Volume 22.1 (2017)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

This special issue presents scholarly highlights of The Conference on the Crown in the 21st century (January 2016) hosted by the Government House Foundation of British Columbia and the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada held at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia. The five articles in this special issue include two of the keynote addresses and three panel papers.

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2016
Volume 21.2 (2016)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

The following are the articles in this special issue: The Environmental, Democratic, and Rule-of-Law Implications of Harper’s Environmental Assessment Legacy; Enduring Eliminatory Logics, Market Rationalities, and Territorial Desires: Assessing the Harper Government’s Legacy Concerning Aboriginal Rights; A Failed Discourse of Distrust Amid Significant Procedural Change: The Harper Government’s Legacy in Immigration and Refugee Law; Plus ça Change? Labour-Relations Policy from Harper to Trudeau’ Harper’s Legacy on Federalism: “Open Federalism” or Hidden Agenda?; Book Notes

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2016
Volume 21.1 (2016)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

In this special issue on “Politics and the Constitution: A Comparative Approach,” the authors discuss a collection of papers presented at a workshop held at the University of Ottawa in July 2015.

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2016
Volume 20.2 (2016)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

In this issue: Dividing Power in the First and Second British Empires: Revisiting Durham’s Imperial Constitution; Providing Essential Services of Reasonable Quality to All Canadians: Understanding Section 36(1)(c) of the Constitution Act, 1982; Judicial Justices of the Peace and Judicial Independence in Canada; Placing Vulnerability at the Centre of Section 15(1) of the Charter: A Case Comment on Inglis v British Columbia (Minister of Public Safety); Book Review – An Inquiry into the Existence of Global Values through the Lens of Comparative Constitutional Law; Book Notes

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2015
Volume 20.1 (2015)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

In this issue: The Obsolete Theory of Crown Unity in Canada and It’s Relevance to Indigenous Claims; Bedford, Substantive Rationality, and Participatory Democracy; Le transport interprovincial sure le territoire local: vers un necessaire equilibre; War with ISIL: Should Parliament Decide?; Book Review – Kirk Lambrecht’s Aboriginal Consultation, Environmental Assessment, and Regulatory Review in Canada; Book Notes

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2015
Volume 19.2 (2015)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

In this issue: Anti-Terrorism Laws and Human Rights; Language Rights Remedies in the Supreme Court of Canada: Invisible, Gentle, or Stern Hand?; Adverse Impact: The Supreme Court’s Approach to Adverse Effects Discrimination under Section 15 of the Charter; Is Originalism Bad for Women? The Curious Case of Canada’s “Equal Rights Amendment”; Case Comment: Missing the Forest for the Trees in Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford; Book Review of Sébastien Grammond “Terms of Coexistence: Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law”; Book Notes

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2014
Volume 19.1 (2014)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

In this issue: Conceptual Metaphors for an Unfinished Constitution; Daviault Dialogue: The Strange Journey of Canada’s Intoxication Defence; Reframing the Constitutional Questions on the 2008 Prorogation: Debates, Dialogue, and Boundary Drawing; The Value of Dissent in Constitutional Adjudication: A Context-Specific Analysis; Book Review of Gideon Sapir, Daphne Barak-Erez & Aharon Barak “Israeli Constitutional Law in the Making”; Book Notes

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2013
Volume 18.2 (2013)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

In this issue: Constitutionalizing Everything: The Role of “Charter Values”; Marital Rape, Polygamy, and Prostitution: Trading Sex Equality for Agency and Choice?; The Crown’s Powers of Command-in-Chief: Interpreting Section 15 of Canada’s Constitution Act, 1867; Book Review of Caroline Morris “Parliamentary Elections, Representation and the Law”; Book Review of Barry Strayer “Canada`s Constitutional Revolution”

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2013
Volume 18.1 (2013)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

In this special issue: Socrates, Odysseus, and Federalism; Building Indigenous Governance from Native Title: Moving away from ‘Fitting in’ to Creating a Decolonised Space; Eagle Soaring on the Emergent Winds of Indigenous Legal Authority; Indigenous Cultural Rights and Identity Politics in Canada; What Does Indigenous Participatory Democracy Look Like? Kahnawakà:ke’s Community Decision Making Process; Book Review of Felix Hoehn “Reconciling Sovereignties. Aboriginal Nations and Canada”

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