Skip Navigation
THE FEDERATION PRESS
 
 
Password
Online Bookstore Book Supplements Newsletter Subscription For Academics For Bookshops For Authors About Us JournalsHolt Prize
     
 
The Charter of Rights and Freedom

The Charter of Rights and Freedom

4th edition

By Robert J Sharpe and Kent Roach

CONTENTS

Written by two of Canada's leading constitutional scholars, no other Canadian book provides such an accessible yet thorough and objective account of the Canadian Charter Rights and Freedoms. The authors survey the manner in which Canadian courts have come to terms with a constitutionally entrenched bill of rights, focusing on the decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada. The purpose is to explain the Charter, its interpretation by the courts, and its practical application.

The text has been thoroughly updated to reflect Charter jurisprudence since publication of the third edition in 2005. Notable among those developments are significant changes to the way the Supreme Court has approached the interpretation of equality rights, constitutional remedies, and most recently the rights of the criminally accused.


CONTENTS

Introduction
Historical context
The legitimacy of judicial review
Interpretation of the Charter of Freedom and Rights
Limitation of Charter Rights
The legislative override
Application
Charter litigation
Freedom of conscience and religion
Freedom of expression
Freedom of association
Democratic rights
Mobility rights
Life, liberty, and security of the person and the principles of fundamental justice
Charter Rights in the criminal process
Equality
Language rights
Remedies
Conclusion
table of cases/index
   

Published 2009
Publisher Irwin Law (Canada)
Paperback/450pp
ISBN 9781552211755
Australian RRP $75.00
International Price $70.00
currency converter

Available


Law - Canadian Law
Law - Civil Litigation
Law - Remedies
Law - Jurisprudence / Legal Theory

Essentials of Canadian Law


        BACK TO TOP