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Canadian Language Wars (yet again)

Canada is arguably one of the world capitals when it comes to language rights jurisprudence. The fundamental disagreements concerning the preferential status of French in Quebec vis-à-vis Canada’s commitment to bilingualism have been a perennial bone of constitutional contention over the last 30 years. The formal status of English and French, as well as minority

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Published on October 23, 2009
Author:          Filed under: Canada, Language rights, Ran Hirschl
 
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The Continental Divide Writ Small

One of the interesting phenomena in North American constitutionalism is the subtle duet of convergence alongside enduring divergence in the constitutional law and practice of the United States and Canada. The border between the two countries is often described as the longest friendly border in the world. Over 1 billion dollars worth of goods cross

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Published on August 23, 2009
Author:          Filed under: abortion, Canada, extradition, hp, Ran Hirschl, United States