Brian Slattery

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Professor of Law

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Understanding Aboriginal Rights

(1987) 66 Canadian Bar Review 727-83
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian constitution, Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights, Aboriginal treaties, Indigenous treaties, History of Canada, Legal History, Theory of Aboriginal rights, Common law,

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First Nations and the Constitution: A Question of Trust

(1992) 71 Canadian Bar Review 261-93
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Constitution, Collective trust, Aboriginal land rights, Aboriginal governmental rights, Indigenous land rights, Indigenous governmental rights

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What are Aboriginal Rights?

Law Research Institute Research Paper Series, CLPE Research Paper 1/2007, Vol. 3, No. 2 (2007)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights, Constitutional law, Constitution of Canada, Treaty rights, Aboriginal title, Indigenous title, Aboriginal land rights, Indigenous land rights

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Making Sense of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights

(2000) 79 Canadian Bar Review 196-224
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Constitution, Aboriginal rights, Treaty rights, History of Canada, Indigenous rights, Indigenous treaties, Legal history

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The Metamorphosis of Aboriginal Title

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 85, pp. 255-286, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal title, customary right, right under English common law, sui generis right

6.

Aboriginal Rights and the Honour of the Crown

(2005) 29 Supreme Court Law Review 433-45
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal peoples, Indigenous peoples, Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights, Canadian constitutional law

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The Generative Structure of Aboriginal Rights

(2007) 38 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 595-628
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Constitution, Aboriginal rights, Van der Peet, Generic Rights

8.

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Override Clauses under Section 33 - Whether Subject to Judicial Review under Section 1

(1983) 61 Canadian Bar Review 391-397
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Override clauses, Notwithstanding clauses, Reasonable limits,

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The Land Rights of Indigenous Canadian Peoples

The Land Rights of Indigenous Canadian Peoples (Doctoral Dissertation, Oxford University, 1979; published by University of Saskatchewan Native Law Centre, Saskatoon,1979)
Number of pages: 502 Posted: 09 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal land rights, Indigenous land rights, Indigenous rights, Aboriginal title, Acquisition of Canada, History of Canada, Royal Proclamation of 1763

10.

The Hidden Constitution: Aboriginal Rights in Canada

(1984) 32 American Journal of Comparative Law 361-91
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights, Constitution of Canada, History of Canada, Legal history, Indigenous sovereignty, Doctrine of discovery, History of international law,

11.

The Organic Constitution: Aboriginal Peoples and the Evolution of Canada

(1995) 34 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 101-12
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Constitution, Aboriginal rights, Imperial model, Organic model

12.

Three Concepts of Law: The Ambiguous Legacy of H.L.A. Hart

(1998) 61 Saskatchewan Law Review 323-39
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Legal theory, Concept of Law, H.L.A. Hart, Jurisprudence, Nature of law, Positivism, Natural law,

13.

Aboriginal Sovereignty and Imperial Claims

(1991) 29 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 681-703
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Indigenous sovereignty, History of international law, Indigenous title to territory, Acquisition of Indigenous territories, History of North America

14.

Rights, Communities, and Tradition

(1991) 41 University of Toronto Law Journal 447-67
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Human rights, Alan Gewirth, Alasdair MacIntyre, Philosophy of law, Natural law, Legal theory,

15.

Aboriginal Title and the Royal Proclamation of 1763: Origins and Illusions

Number of pages: 175 Posted: 30 Dec 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights, Royal Proclamation of 1763, History of Indigenous Canadian peoples, Aboriginal title

16.

Freedom of Expression and Location: Are There Constitutional Dead Zones?

(2010) 51 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 245-72
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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freedom of expression, location of expression, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian constitutional law,

17.

A Theory of the Charter

(1987) 25 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 701-47
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Override Clause, Notwithstanding Clause

18.

Law's Meaning

(1996) 34 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 553-81
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Legal theory, Philosophy of law, Concept of law, Natural law, Positivism,

19.

The Independence of Canada

(1983) 5 Supreme Court Law Review 369-404
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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constitutional law, constitutional history, legal theory, foundations of Canadian constitution, Canadian legal history

20.

Aboriginal Language Rights

In David Schneiderman, ed., Language and the State: The Law and Politics of Identity (Cowansville, Que.: Editions Yvon Blais, 1991) pp. 369-74
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal Rights, Indigenous Rights, Native Rights, Language Rights, Constitution of Canada

21.

The Royal Proclamation of 1763 and the Aboriginal Constitution

In Terry Fenge and Jim Aldridge, eds., Keeping Promises: The Royal Proclamation of 1763, Aboriginal Rights, and Treaties in Canada (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), 14-32, ISBN: 978-0-7735-4587-8
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian constitutional law, Royal Proclamation of 1763, Honour of the Crown, Indigenous treaties, Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights, History of Canada,

22.

The Pluralism of the Charter: Revisiting the Oakes Test

In Luc B. Tremblay and Grégoire C.N. Webber, eds., The Limitation of Charter Rights: Critical Essays on R. v. Oakes (Montreal: Éditions Themis, 2009) 13-35
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Reasonable limits on Charter rights, Oakes test, Canadian constitutional law

23.

The Myth of Retributive Justice

In W. Cragg ed., Retributivism and Its Critics (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1992), pp. 27-34; ISBN: 9783515060295
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Does It Bind Private Persons?

(1985) 63 Canadian Bar Review 148-61
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Application of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Nature of Constitutions, Canadian Constitutional Law

25.

Our Mongrel Selves: Pluralism, Identity and the Nation

In Ysolde Gendreau, ed., Community of Rights/Rights of Community (Montreal: Éditions Thémis, 2003) 85-120
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Cultural pluralism, Ethnic pluralism, Nationalism, Social identity, National self-determination

26.

A Handbook on Sentencing

A Handbook on Sentencing (Nairobi: East African Literature Bureau, 1972)
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Sentencing, Principles of sentencing, Criminal law, Criminal procedure, Criminal law of East Africa, Criminal law of Central Africa, Criminal law of Tanzania

27.

The Legal Basis of Aboriginal Title

In Frank Cassidy, ed., Aboriginal Title in British Columbia: Delgamuukw v. The Queen (Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1992), pp. 113-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal land rights, Indigenous land rights, Aboriginal title, Indigenous title, Property law, Royal Proclamation of 1763, Canadian constitutional law, Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights

28.

The Paradoxes of National Self-Determination

(1994) 32 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 703-33
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Right of self-determination, National self-determination, Secession

29.

Transcending Community: Some Thoughts on Havel and Bergson

In M.M. Karlsson, O.P. Jonsson. and E.M. Brynjarsdottir, eds., Law, Justice and the State (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1993), pp. 265-76
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Human rights, Vaclav Havel, Henri Bergson

30.

Paper Empires: The Legal Dimensions of French and English Ventures in North America

In John McLaren, A.R. Buck and Nancy E. Wright, eds. Despotic Dominion: Property Rights in British Settler Societies (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2005), 50-78; ISBN 9780774810739
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Acquisition of territory, History of international law, Indigenous peoples, Indigenous sovereignty, Indigenous rights

31.

A Taxonomy of Aboriginal Rights

In Hamar Foster, Heather Raven, and Jeremy Webber, eds., Let Right Be Done: Calder, Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2007) pp. 111-28, 272-75
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal rights, Indigenous rights, Canadian constitutional law, Indigenous peoples

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Are Constitutional Cases Political?

(1989) 11 Supreme Court Law Review 507-27
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Constitutional adjudication, Law and politics, Role of judges

33.

The Constitutional Guarantee of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal Rights, Indigenous Rights, Aboriginal Treaties, Indigenous Treaties, Canadian Constitutional Law, Section 35

34.

The Constitutional Priority of the Charter

In Katherine Swinton and Carol Rogerson, eds., Competing Constitutional Visions: The Meech Lake Accord (Toronto: Carswell, 1988), pp. 81-93
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Constitution of Canada, Canadian Constitutional Law, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Relative Priority of Constitution Acts

35.

Ancestral Lands, Alien Laws: Judicial Perspectives on Aboriginal Title

University of Saskatchewan Native Law Centre, Studies in Native Rights, No. 2, 1983
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Indigenous land rights, Aboriginal title, History of North America, History of Australia, History of New Zealand

36.

Some Thoughts on Aboriginal Title

(1999) 48 University of New Brunswick Law Journal 19-40
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal Title, Indigenous Title, Aboriginal Land Rights, Indigenous Land Rights, Canadian Constitutional Law, Aboriginal Title in New Brunswick, Aboriginal Title in Nova Scotia, Extinguishment of Aboriginal Title

37.

Drafting Criminal Charges

(1974) 7 Eastern Africa Law Review 275-91
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Criminal charges, Criminal procedure, Criminal law in East Africa, Criminal procedure in East Africa, Drafting criminal charges

38.

The Nature of Aboriginal Title

“The Nature of Aboriginal Title”, in Owen Lippert ed., Beyond the Nass Valley: National Implications of the Supreme Court's Delgamuukw Decision (Vancouver, B.C.: Fraser Institute, 2000), pp. 11-33
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Aboriginal title, Indigenous title, Aboriginal land rights, Indigenous Land rights, Indigenous Canadian Peoples

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Federal Jurisdiction – Pendent Parties – Aboriginal Title and Federal Common Law – Charter Challenges – Reform Proposals: Roberts v. Canada

The Canadian Bar Review 68.4 (1989): 817-842
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2019
John M. Evans and Brian Slattery
York University and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Federal Court of Canada, Jurisdiction of Federal Court of Canada, Aboriginal title, Aboriginal land rights, Indigenous title, Indigenous land rights, Federal common law

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The Charter's Relevance to Private Litigation: Does Dolphin Deliver?

(1987) 32 McGill Law Journal 905-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Application of the Canadian Charter of Rights, Canadian constitutional law

41.

Why the Governor General Matters

In Peter H. Russell and Lorne Sossin, eds., Parliamentary Democracy in Crisis (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009) 79-90.
Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

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Canadian constitutional law, Governor General, Responsible government

42.

The Tragedy and Promise of Self-Determination

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 129, 2019- 2020
Number of pages: 13
Brian Slattery
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Self-determination, Multi-national states, Federalism, Julius Nyerere, Tanzania, East African Federation