Category Archives: Constitutional

Ktunaxa Nation: On the “Spiritual Focal Point of Worship” Test

By: Howard Kislowicz and Senwung Luk PDF Version: Ktunaxa Nation: On the “Spiritual Focal Point of Worship” Test Case Commented On: Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 (CanLII) On 2 November 2017, the … Continue reading

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Silencing the Qat’muk Grizzly Bear Spirit

By: David Laidlaw PDF Version: Silencing the Qat’muk Grizzly Bear Spirit Case Commented On: Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 (CanLII) In the course of reading the recent decision of the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Reconciling the Application of the Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrine to Aboriginal Title and Lands Reserved

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Reconciling the Application of the Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrine to Aboriginal Title and Lands Reserved Case Commented On: McCaleb v Rose, 2017 BCCA 318 (CanLII) It is a challenge to teach the interjurisdictional immunity (IJI) doctrine these … Continue reading

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JH v Alberta Health Services: The Constitutional Implications of Indefinite Psychiatric Detention

By: Kaye Booth and Heather Forester PDF Version: JH v Alberta Health Services: The Constitutional Implications of Indefinite Psychiatric Detention Case Commented On: JH v Alberta Health Services, 2017 ABQB 477 (CanLII) In 2015, JH appealed a decision by a Review … Continue reading

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R v Keror: Police Duties, Accused Duties, and the Right to Counsel of Choice

By: Alexandra Heine PDF Version: R v Keror: Police Duties, Accused Duties, and the Right to Counsel of Choice Case Commented On: R v Keror, 2017 ABCA 273 (CanLII) Introduction Mr. Keror was accused of shooting and killing Philip Anny on … Continue reading

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