Category: Constitutional Law

The REDress Project by Jaime Black

A Search for the Forgotten and Forsaken: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

National inquiries have historically been reserved for the gravest matters of public concern. Since 1980, the RCMP has reported 1,181 homicides and long-term disappearances of Indigenous women in Canada. Some...

Queens Park

Snoop Dogg Clickbait and Free Speech: How the Challenges of Canadian Political Campaigns Will Test Ontario’s New Anti-SLAPP Legislation

In the past few months, Canadians have focused, often in disbelief, on the spectacle that is the 2016 United States Presidential Election. The latest controversy revolves around a New York Times article...

Rutigliano OPP

R v Rutigliano: Solicitor-Client Privilege and Abuse of Process

How are courts to deal with instances where solicitor-client privilege and the right to full answer and defence – both principles of fundamental justice, protected under section 7 of the...