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Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

David Erdos

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores bill of rights outcomes in four countries — Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom — whose development exhibits an interesting combination of both commonality and ... More


Native Rights and Gender Justice: The Case of Canada

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the tensions that have arisen, in the Canadian context, between Native peoples’ (or First Nations peoples’) quest for political self-determination and the demand by some Native ... More


Citizenship and the Challenge of Aboriginal Self‐Government: Is Deep Diversity Desirable?

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explores the possibilities of reconciling the demands of aboriginal peoples in Canada for forms of self‐government that will reflect and protect their distinct cultural traditions with the idea of a ... More


Law and Religion

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Canadian charter, the use of Sunday, charter values or Christian principles, teaching traditional morality, and same-sex marriage. The first section discusses Canada's ... More


Enhancing Constitutional Self-Understanding through Comparative Law: An Empirical Study of the Use of Foreign Case Law by the Supreme Court of Canada (1982–2013)

Gianluca Gentili

in Courts and Comparative Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198735335
eISBN:
9780191802096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735335.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Since the adoption of the 1982 Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC or Court) has established itself as one of the most progressive constitutional judges ... More


Complex Justice, Cultural Difference, and Political Community

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Uses Michael Walzer's Spheres of Justice as a vehicle for reflecting on the problem of universalism and relativism, with particular attention to the question of the moral relevance of cultural ... More


Rights and Democracy: A Reconciliation of the Institutional Debate

JULIE DEBELJAK

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the concepts and practices of democracy that accommodate rights protection and promotion. It discusses that the impact on the power relations between the institutions of ... More


Horizontal Effect and Caboose Constitutionalism

Jud Mathews

in Extending Rights' Reach: Constitutions, Private Law, and Judicial Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190682910
eISBN:
9780190682941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682910.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter picks up the story where the previous chapter left off, showing how the Supreme Court of Canada initially made a show of rejecting the application of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms ... More


Language Law of the European Union: Protecting or Eroding Linguistic Diversity?

Bruno de Witte

in Culture and European Union Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199275472
eISBN:
9780191699825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275472.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Adopting a common currency among Member States of the European Union instead of using those countries' national currencies has paved the way for economic benefits and reinforced political cohesion ... More


Canada’s Constitution and Courts

Jud Mathews

in Extending Rights' Reach: Constitutions, Private Law, and Judicial Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190682910
eISBN:
9780190682941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682910.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the development of Canadian constitutionalism leading up to judicial engagement with the horizontal effect of rights. The Supreme Court of Canada already enjoyed an ... More


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