Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Civil rights
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2012-12-04
ISBN: 
9780888045720
Carswell

The Charter at Thirty

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The Charter at Thirty is published to coincide with and commemorate the 30th anniversary of the coming into force of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, comprises a collection of articles by leading criminal and constitutional law practitioners which summarize the state of current jurisprudence on the various key sections of the Charter. The Charter at Thirty highlights the evolution of the most important Charter rights from the perspective of practitioners who have been practicing in the area since the time the Charter was introduced. In particular, the articles touch upon the law and practice prior to the enactment of the particular section(s) under discussion, its evolution under Charter jurisprudence, and the present state of the law.

Specific Chapters covered in this title include:

  • The ups and downs of Freedom of Expression, Section 2(b)
  • Freedom of Association How fundamental is the Freedom, Section 2(d)
  • Section 7 of the Charter The fairest Charter right of them all
  • Thirty years with Section 8 of the Charter
  • Charter guarantees to those charged with a criminal offence, Section 11
  • The journey to Charter Substantive Equality, Still a long way to go, Section 15
  • Muddying the waters Section 24, Section 24(1), and Section 24(2)
Carswell

The Charter at Thirty

Availability: In Stock

Description

The Charter at Thirty is published to coincide with and commemorate the 30th anniversary of the coming into force of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, comprises a collection of articles by leading criminal and constitutional law practitioners which summarize the state of current jurisprudence on the various key sections of the Charter. The Charter at Thirty highlights the evolution of the most important Charter rights from the perspective of practitioners who have been practicing in the area since the time the Charter was introduced. In particular, the articles touch upon the law and practice prior to the enactment of the particular section(s) under discussion, its evolution under Charter jurisprudence, and the present state of the law.

Specific Chapters covered in this title include:

  • The ups and downs of Freedom of Expression, Section 2(b)
  • Freedom of Association How fundamental is the Freedom, Section 2(d)
  • Section 7 of the Charter The fairest Charter right of them all
  • Thirty years with Section 8 of the Charter
  • Charter guarantees to those charged with a criminal offence, Section 11
  • The journey to Charter Substantive Equality, Still a long way to go, Section 15
  • Muddying the waters Section 24, Section 24(1), and Section 24(2)