Category Archives: Constitutional

No Offence, But I Hate You: American Freedom Defence Initiative v Edmonton (City)

By: Ola Malik, Jeff Watson and Holly Wong  PDF Version: No Offence, But I Hate You: American Freedom Defence Initiative v Edmonton (City) Case Commented On: American Freedom Defence Initiative v Edmonton (City), 2016 ABQB 555 (Can LII ) Our Canadian … Continue reading

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Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux Matters Commented On: Bill S-3 “An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration); Descheneaux c Canada (Procureur General), 2015 QCCS 3555 (CanLII) *Note on … Continue reading

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The Constitutional Limits of the Sex Offender Registry

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: The Constitutional Limits of the Sex Offender Registry Case Commented On: R v Ndhlovu, 2016 ABQB 595 (CanLII) It has become conventional wisdom in public discourse that sex offenders are uniquely likely to repeat their crimes. … Continue reading

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The Application of the Charter to a Protest on the Siksika Nation

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: The Application of the Charter to a Protest on the Siksika Nation Case Commented On: Siksika Nation v Crowchief, 2016 ABQB 596 (CanLII) Recently there have been several cases involving the issue of whether the Charter … Continue reading

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Taking Proportionality Seriously in Charter Adjudication: R v KRJ

By: Stephen Armstrong PDF Version: Taking Proportionality Seriously in Charter Adjudication: R v KRJ Case Commented On: R v KRJ, 2016 SCC 31 (CanLII) Introduction The rights and freedoms enshrined in the Charter are not absolute. They are “subject only to … Continue reading

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