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Policy Change, Courts, and the Canadian Constitution

edited by Emmett Macfarlane
Format
Book
Published
Toronto ; Buffalo ; London, Ontario : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
Language
English
ISBN
1487523157, 9781487523152, 9781487504120, 1487504128
Summary
"Policy Change, Courts, and the Canadian Constitution aims to further our understanding of judicial policy impact and the role of the courts in shaping policy change. Bringing together a group of political scientists and legal scholars, this volume delves into a diverse set of policy areas, including health care issues, the regulation of elections, criminal justice policy, minority language education, citizenship, refugee policy, human rights legislation, and Indigenous policy."--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introduction. Judicial policy impact in Canada / Emmet Macfarlane
  • Lessons from public policy theories : ask about policy change first, courts second / Minh Do
  • Closing a door but opening a policy window : legislating assisted dying in Canada / Dave Snow and Kate Puddister
  • Supreme Court of Canada, judicial remedies, and punctuated equilibrium / Marc Zanoni
  • Charter, policy, and political judgment / Janet L. Hiebert
  • Collaborative federalism and the role of the Supreme Court of Canada / Robert Schertzer
  • Impact of constitutional references on institutional reform / Kate Glover Berger
  • Desuetude of the notwithstanding clause - and how to revive it / Richard Albert
  • Charter beat : the impact of rights decisions on Canadian policing / Troy Riddell and Dennis Baker
  • Protecting against cruel and unusual punishment : Section 12 of the Charter and mandatory minimum sentences / Kate Puddister
  • Third party policy and electoral participation after Harper v. Canada : a triumph of egalitarianism? / Erin Crandall and Andrea Lawlor
  • Section 23 of the Charter and official-language minority instruction in Canada : the judiciary's impact and limits in education policymaking / Stéphanie Chouinard
  • Charter of the French language and the Supreme Court of Canada : assessing whether constitutional design can influence policy outcomes / James B. Kelly
  • When is a citizen no longer a citizen? Analysing constructions of citizenship in Canada's judicial and legislative forums / Megan Gaucher
  • Taking the Harper government's refugee policy to court / Christopher G. Anderson and Dagmar Soennecken
  • Carter conflicts : the Supreme Court of Canada's impact on medical assistance in dying policy / Eleni Nicolaides and Matthew Hennigar
  • Canadian abortion policy and the limitations of litigation / Rachael Johnstone
  • Contrasting visions of Indigenous rights, recognition, and territory : assessing Crown policy in the context of reconciliation and historic obligations / Michael McCrossan
  • After marriage equality : courting queer and trans rights / Kyle Kirkup
  • Conclusion. Policy influence and its limits : assessing the power of courts and the Constitution / Emmett Macfarlane.
Description
ix, 448 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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