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Taxing Choices

Par (auteur) Rebecca Johnson
Catégories: Études de genres
Séries: Law and Society

In the early 1990s, lawyer Beth Symes brought an equality challenge against the Canadian Income Tax Act, arguing that her childcare costs were a business expense. The case ignited public controversy. ...

Gender in the Legal Profession

The history of the legal profession in Canada and elsewhere is one of the exclusion of women, Aboriginals, ethnic and racial minorities, and those from less privileged classes. Based on face-to-face interviews ...

The Supreme Court on Trial

Par (auteur) Kent Roach
Catégories: Pouvoirs judiciaires

The Supreme Court of Canada has been accused of allowing criminals to go free; of permitting tobacco companies to advertise; of being too sympathetic to Aboriginal people; and of usurping democracy on ...

Testifying on Behalf of Children

Par (auteur) Robin Vogl & Nick Bala
Catégories: Law

When you are called to testify in a case involving a child, you are participating in a process that may have an irreversible impact upon that child’s future. By acquiring the knowledge and skills to ...

Indigenous Difference and the Constitution of Canada

There is a unique constitutional relationship between Aboriginal people and the Canadian state - a relationship that does not exist between other Canadians and the state. It’s from this central premise ...

The Marshall Decision and Native Rights

In The Marshall Decision and Native Rights Ken Coates explains the cross-cultural, legal, and political implications of the recent Supreme Court decision on the Donald Marshall case. He describes the ...

Pepper in Our Eyes

In November 1997, the world media converged on Vancouver to cover the
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. The major news story that
emerged, however, had little to do with the crisis unfolding in ...

The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 36, 1998

The Canadian Yearbook of International Law is issued annually
under the auspices of the Canadian Branch of the International Law
Association (Canadian Society of International Law) and the Canadian
Council ...

Colour-Coded

Historically Canadians have considered themselves to be more or less free of racial prejudice. Although this conception has been challenged in recent years, it has not been completely dispelled. In Colour-Coded, ...

Justice in Paradise

A jurisprudential adventure story, Justice in Paradise recounts how a commitment to Native rights and an extraordinary passion for the rule of law have determined the course of Clark’s life. From a ...