Tagged: Constitutional law

Preserving Public Confidence: Conferénce des juges de paix magistrats du Québec v Québec (Attorney General)

This guest post was contributed by Madeleine Chin-Yee and Danika So. Madeleine is a JD Candidate (2019) at Osgoode Hall Law School. She completed a double major in History, and...

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Models Needed: Reviewing Prostitution Laws Since Canada v. Bedford

Nearly three years after the Supreme Court (“the Court”) issued its ground-breaking judgment in Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford, 2013 SCC 72 [Bedford] and two years since the federal government...

Overthrowing Precedent: R v Jordan’s Impact on the Crown and the Right to a Trial Within a Reasonable Time

On July 8, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada released R v Jordan, 2016 SCC 27 [Jordan], a decision that fundamentally changed the framework that determines whether an accused has been...

Sailing in Uncharted Waters: The Duty to Consult for Administrative Tribunals

The duty to consult is a constitutional obligation grounded in the honour of the Crown and entrenched in section 35 of our Constitution. This duty arises whenever conduct may adversely...