This edition examines the Canadian Constitution and its effect on the principle of freedom of expression. The balance of the book directs attention to the laws that have been enacted that limit such freedom.
About the authors
Robert Martin, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., is professor of law at the University of Western Ontario where he teaches constitutional law and Media Law. He is also secretary-treasurer of the Commonwealth Association for Education in Journalism and Communication. Professor Martin has taught extensively in Africa where he has held appointments in law at the National University of Lesotho, the University of Mauritius, the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and the University of Nairobi (Kenya). He is the author of numerous books and articles including Media Law (1996) in Irwin Law's Essentials of Canadian Law series, and the editor of Speaking Freely: Expression and the Law in the Commonwealth (1999), published by Irwin Law and the Commonwealth Association for Education in Journalism and Communication.