TITLE

SUBNATIONAL CONSTITUTIONS AND MINORITY RIGHTS: A PERSPECTIVE ON CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CONSTITUTIONALISM

AUTHOR(S)
Tarr, G. Alan
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Rutgers Law Journal;Jul2009, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p767
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses state constitutions and minority rights in the Canadian provincial constitutionalism system with a focus on Quebec. Topics include interpretation of state law in the provinces, the role of politics in the constitutions, and constitutional change in the state constitutions. It is suggested that subnational constitutions can protect minority rights and human rights in the Canadian provinces.
ACCESSION #
66913402

 

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