Leonid Sirota

AUT Law School

Senior Lecturer

AUT City Campus

Private Bag 92006

Auckland, 1142

New Zealand

http://doubleaspect.blog

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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Has the Supreme Court of Canada Rejected 'Originalism'?

(2016) 42:1 Queen's LJ 107
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Benjamin J. Oliphant and Leonid Sirota
Gall Legge Grant & Munroe LLP and AUT Law School
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Constitutional interpretation, originalism, Canada, living constitutionalism, living tree, judicial review, Persons Case

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Originalist Reasoning in Canadian Constitutional Jurisprudence

(2017) 50:2 UBC L Rev 505
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Leonid Sirota and Benjamin J. Oliphant
AUT Law School and Gall Legge Grant & Munroe LLP
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Constitutional interpretation, originalism, Canada, living constitutionalism, living tree, judicial review

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Lecture Notes on the Constitutional Law of New Zealand

Number of pages: 128 Posted: 13 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2020
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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New Zealand, Constitutional Law, Westminster Model

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True Allegiance: The Citizenship Oath and the Charter

(2014) 33:2 National Journal of Constitutional Law 137
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 May 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Canada, Charter, citizenship, freedom of conscience, oath, constitutional law, monarchy

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Federalism and Democracy: A Defence of Federalism-Based Judicial Review

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2012
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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federalism, judicial review, constitutional law, political safeguards

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The Supreme Court and the Conventions of the Constitution

(2017) 78 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 31
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 May 2017
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Constitutional conventions, Canada, Dicey, Patriation Reference

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Storm and Havoc: The Rule of Law and Religious Exemptions

47 Revue Juridique Thémis de l'Université de Montréal 247 (2013)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Rule of Law, religious exemptions, religion, freedom of religion, generality, dignity

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Constitutional Conventions and Senate Reform

Revue québécoise de droit constitutionnel, Vol. 5 (2013) p. 107
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2013
Fabien Gelinas and Leonid Sirota
McGill University and AUT Law School
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Canada, Senate, Senate reform, constitutional conventions, constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, bicameralism

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Breaking the Silence: New Zealand's Courts and Parliament after Attorney-General v Taylor

(2019) 30 Public Law Review 13
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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New Zealand, election law, declarations of inconsistency, NZBORA, entrenchment, remedies

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A Citizen's Guide to the Rule of Law

in Peter L Biro (ed), Constitutional Democracy under Stress: A Time for Heroic Citizenship (Mosaic Press, 2020) 104
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Aug 2020
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Canada, Rule of Law

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The Rule of Law All the Way Up

(2019) 92 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 79
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Sep 2019
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Canada, Rule of Law, constitutional interpretation, constitutional dialogue, notwithstanding clause, deference

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Constitutional Dialogue: The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act and the Noble Dream

(2017) 27:4B New Zealand Universities Law Review 897
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2018
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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New Zealand, constitutional dialogue, parliamentary sovereignty, judicial review

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Unholy Trinity: The Failure of Administrative Constitutionalism in Canada

(2020) 2 Journal of Commonwealth Law 1
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Administrative Constitutionalism, Judicial Deference, Rule of Law, Charter Values, Standard of Review, Correctness, Reasonableness, Administrative Expertise, Doré, Trinity Western, Loyola, Dunsmuir, Vavilov

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Through Which Glass Darkly? Constitutional Principle in Legality and Constitutionality Review

(2020) 49 Common Law World Review 131
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2020
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Canada, United Kingdom, access to justice, common law rights, Rule of Law, legality review

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Immuring Dicey's Ghost: The Senate Reform Reference and Constitutional Conventions

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 2, 2020
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2020
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Happy Sisyphus: A Review Article of G Palmer and a Butler, a Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand

(2017) 27(3) New Zealand Universities Law Review 789
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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New Zealand, Entrenchment, Judicial Review, Constitutional Reform, Canada

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Canadian Administrative Law and Good Governance

(2018) 31 Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice 285-305
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Canada, Administrative Law, Standard of Review, Good Governance, Efficiency, Expertise, Rule of Law

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'Third Parties' and Democracy 2.0

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 60, No. 2, 2015, 253
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Nov 2015
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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Third parties, Web 2.0, election law, law of democracy, Canada, politics, elections, campaigning, freedom of expression, civil society

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Review of In Search of Consensus: New Zealand’s Electoral Act 1956 and its Constitutional Legacy, by Elizabeth McLeay

(2018) 33:2 Australasian Parliamentary Review 174-177
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School
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New Zealand, Entrenchment, Democracy, Election Law, Partisanship, Constitutional Conventions

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Towards a Jurisprudence of Constitutional Conventions

Oxford University Journal of Commonwealth Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 29, 2011
Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Leonid Sirota
AUT Law School

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constitutional law, constitutional conventions, Canada, Commonwealth, jurisprudence