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Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2017
Volume 26.3 (2017)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

Volume 26.3 – R v Jordan & unreasonable delay This issue includes perspectives on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R v Jordan. Was the Supreme Court right to change the law on the right to a speedy trial?

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2017
Volume 26.2 (2017)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

SPECIAL ISSUE – Patriation Papers: A View From Saskatchewan This special issue of Constitutional Forum is a compilation of never-before-published notes and observations on meetings of the provincial and federal NDP leaders and between the provinces and the federal government

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2017
Volume 26.1 (2017)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

Volume 26.1 – National Receivership Law; Atlantic Canada & Reference Re Supreme Court Act; Reforming Rowbotham & State-Funded Counsel This issue of the Forum includes articles on the evolution of national receivership law, the regional considerations in Supreme Court of

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

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2016
Volume 25.3 (2016)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

SPECIAL ISSUE – The State of Canada’s Constitutional Democracy This Special Issue of the Forum is a collection of articles presented at a Symposium held at the University of Toronto in February 2016 on “The State of Canada’s Constitutional Democracy”.

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2016
Volume 25.2 (2016)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

SPECIAL ISSUE – 2015 Annual Constitutional Symposium Papers This Special Issue of the Forum is a compelling compilation of papers presented at the Annual Constitutional Symposium organized by the Centre for Constitutional Studies in October 2015. Articles can be read below. Trinity Western Law

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2016
Volume 25.1 (2016)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

Volume 25.1 – Reflections on Federalism, Nationalism, and Distinctive Indigenous Identity; Comparing Canadian and Colombian Approaches to the Duty to Consult; Discussing Judicial Activism at Canadian and American Supreme Court Nomination Hearings This latest issue of the Forum includes the

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

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2015
Volume 24.2 (2015)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

SPECIAL ISSUE – Time for Boldness on Senate Reform This Special Issue of the Forum is a compilation of seven papers presented at the “Time for Boldness on Senate Reform” conference  organized by the Centre for Constitutional Studies on March

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2015
Volume 24.1 (2015)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

Volume 24.1 – Long-Gun Registry, Anti-Terror Laws, the Senate, and Defining a Quebec Judge This issue of the Forum includes articles on: why, from a constitutional stand point, Quebec should be allowed to keep the data from its long gun registry; a

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

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2014
Volume 23.4 (2014)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

Does Quebec have the constitutional right to keep its long gun registry given Parliament’s decision to abolish it? Three professors from Quebec – Cyr, Gaudreault-Desbiens and Daly – argue that it does and make a strong case for interpretation of Canada’s Constitution based on cooperative federalism.

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