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Commentary: “Canada’s moment for self-reflection, not just celebration”

[Editor’s Note: This commentary was originally published in the Toronto Star in print and online here on Wednesday, September 28, 2017.] —Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Five years ago, United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked, “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

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Published on September 29, 2017
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Attacks on Courts: Taking Wider Lessons from Recent Irish Supreme Court Revelations

—Tom Gerald Daly, Associate Director, Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law The past week has seen the launch of an unprecedented book detailing the inner workings of the Supreme Court of Ireland, which provides potentially useful general insights into how courts deal with political attacks.[1] The new book, by a leading journalist, Ruadhán Mac Cormaic, has laid

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Published on September 8, 2016
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The End of TRAP Laws?

—Fiona de Londras, Professor of Global Legal Studies, Birmingham Law School While all around us people have been floundering in the murky waters that followed the Brexit referendum, the US Supreme Court has been revisiting one of its most contentious issues: abortion. Right at the end of this term the Court handed down its judgment

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Published on July 6, 2016
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