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Ambassadors or Outsiders? The Constitutionality of Non-Resident Voting in Frank v Canada (Attorney General)

–Sarah Burton, Doctoral Candidate, University of Ottawa The Supreme Court of Canada recently ruled that the legislative disenfranchisement of certain non-resident citizens was unconstitutional. While Frank v Canada (Attorney General) 2019 SCC 1 ultimately turns on deference, the decision raises a number of questions about the heart of democracy that will have long term impacts

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Published on January 31, 2019
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Weak-Form Judicial Review as a Way of Legally Facilitating Constitutional Moments?

—Richard Mailey, University of Trier, Lecturer in English Law and Terminology Since the passage of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982, the idea of “weak-form judicial review”[1] has sparked a significant level of academic interest, and has been adopted in amended form by New Zealand and the UK in the framing of their

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Published on February 22, 2018
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Special Discount–New Book–“Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution”

I-CONnect is pleased to share a special 20% discount code for our readers interested in a new volume to mark the 150th anniversary of Canada’s 1867 Constitution: Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution (Cambridge University Press, November 2017), edited by Richard Albert, Boston College Law School, and David R. Cameron, Yale University. To order this

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Published on October 30, 2017
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Why Codify?

—Adam Perry, Lecturer in Law, Queen Mary University of London Britain is always tinkering with its constitution. Sometimes it talks about a more radical change: constitutional codification. Over the past few years, talk of constitutional codification has grown a little more serious. High-profile committees, centres, and scholars have spent a lot of time and energy discussing

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Published on June 24, 2015
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