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Introduction: la fin de Oakes?

Tremblay, Luc B. and Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2009) Introduction: la fin de Oakes? In: Tremblay, Luc B. and Webber, Grégoire C. N., (eds.) la Limitation des Droits De la Charte: Essais Critiques Sur L'Arrêt R. C. Oakes. Thémis, Montreal, Canada. ISBN 978289402636

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Abstract

Twenty years after the Supreme Court of Canada's famous decision in R. v. Oakes (1986) interpreting the limitation clause of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the meaning, role, and normative foundation of the analysis for justifying the limits of constitutional rights remain controversial. The critical essays in this volume interrogate the central question raised by this limitation clause: what general conditions must be satisfied before a constitutional right's limit constitutes a reasonable limit prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society?

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.themis.umontreal.ca/
Additional Information: © 2009 Thémis
Library of Congress subject classification: K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2009 11:53
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/26049/

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