Canada: Supreme Court addresses gay-positive readers in public schools
- Meaningless Mantra: Substantive Equality after Withler. Koshan, Jennifer; Hamilton, Jonnette Watson // Review of Constitutional Studies;2011, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p31
This article examines the contribution made by the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Withler v Canada (Attorney General) to equality rights jurisprudence under section 150) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Court's approach to issues concerning substantive equality, the use...
- Sommes-nous dignes? L'ï¿½galitï¿½ et l'arrï¿½t Gosselin. Jackman, Martha // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;2005, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p161
The author examines the Supreme Court of Canada's judgment in Gosselin v. Quebec (Attorney General) and considers to what extent this decision represents a step backwards for women's equality in the poverty context. She concludes that the Gosselin case demonstrates yet again that the feminist...
- Mï¿½is settlement membership case goes to Supreme Court. Narine, Shari // Alberta Sweetgrass;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p4
The article discusses the court case Cunningham v. Alberta involving the Mï¿½tis settlement membership which goes to the Supreme Court of Canada in December 2010.
- Canada's Supreme Court Upholds Guilt of Dad Who Performed Home Circumcision. Svoboda, J. Steven // Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Newsletter;Winter2012, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p22
The article reports on the move of the Supreme Court of Canada which has ruled on a home circumcision case that the father is guilty.
- UPDATE. // Canadian Native Law Reporter;2014, Vol. 2, preceding pv
The article reports that the Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed with costs on February 27, 2014 the application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court from the decision of the Court of Appeal in the case Louis v. British Columbia.
- Supreme Court hears landmark HIV case. McCann, Marcus // Capital Xtra (Ottawa);2/16/2012, Issue 240, p10
The article reports on the arguments presented in two cases at the Supreme Court of Canada on February 8, 2012 involving HIV nondisclosure.
- SUPREME COURT DISALLOWS POLICY EXCLUSION FOR "FAULTY DESIGN.". // Canadian Underwriter;Dec2008, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p10
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff sought the validity of a policy exclusion for "faulty design" related to a damaged tunnel-boring machine. The Supreme Court of Canada overturned the Court of Appeal ruling that a design must take into account all foreseeable risks. The...
- I didn't know I was loaded. Woodard, Joe // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;11/21/94, Vol. 21 Issue 49, p25
Reports on a subsequent case in which the Supreme Court of Canada's controversial decision in the Daviault case, which held that extreme intoxication could be a legitimate defense in criminal cases, has been applied. How Court of Queen's Bench Justice J.H. Mackenzie acquitted Carl Blair of...
- Litigation privilege: transient or timeless? Blank v Canada (Minister of Justice). Goudkamp, James // International Journal of Evidence & Proof;Dec2007, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p322
The article presents an opinion on the Canada Supreme Court's judgment in the case entitled "Blank v. Canada (Minister of Justice)", regarding litigation privilege. The Supreme Court ruled that litigation privilege ends when the proceedings that gave rise to it are completed. The implications of...