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Law Constitutional

Canadian Constitutional Law in a Modern Perspective

by (author) J. Noel Lyon & Ronald G. Atkey

University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
Dec 1970
Constitutional, Legal History, General
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    Dec 1970
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This casebook contains a comprehensive collection of materials on the law of the Canadian constitution, taken in its broadest sense, and provides an intellectual frame of reference within which the legal development of our constitution can be rationally guided. It redefines the lawyer’s area of responsibility to include all important public issues, and makes more explicit the policy function which is being performed whenever important public issues arise in a courtroom context. The various topics are illustrated by the relevant statutes, cases, readings from books and journals, and debates from the House of Commons. The editors seek to substitute objective, rational criteria for the intuitive hunch in public decision-making.

About the authors

J. NOEL LYON is a member of the Faculty of Law at McGill University.

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RONALD G. ATKEY is a member of the Faculty of Law at University of Western Ontario.

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