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Judicial Power and the Charter 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780195415049
ISBN: 0195415043
Published: July 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



In 1982, ""Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms"" became law and significantly changed the Canadian political process.This book examines the problematical relationship between judicial power and its use to review and nullify or modify policies enacted by democratically accountable decision makers.

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Contents:
Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part I: Judicial Review and Constitutional Interpretation.
1: Judicial Review and the Paradox of Liberal Constitutionalism.
2: The Dimensions of Constitutional Interpretation. Part II: The Supreme Court and the Charter.
3: Fundamental Freedoms.
4: Legal Rights, Fundamental Justice, and Criminal Procedure.
5: Equality Rights. Part III: Public Policy and the Charter.
6: Democracy, Public policy, and the Charter.
7: Confronting Judicial Supremacy. Conclusion. Appendix: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Notes. Bibliography. Index of Cases Cited. Subject Index