Vanessa MacDonnell

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Associate Professor

57 Louis Pasteur Street

Ottawa, K1N 6N5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The New Self-Defence Law: Progressive Development or Status Quo?

(2014) 92:2 Canadian Bar Review 301
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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self-defence, defence of person, feminist law reform, Lavallee, Supreme Court of Canada, battered woman syndrome, equality

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Equality & Incrementalism: The Role of Common Law Reasoning in Constitutional Rights Cases

(2014) 44:3 Ottawa Law Review 467
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2014
Jula Hughes, Vanessa MacDonnell and Karen Pearlston
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Bedford, sex work, prostitution, incrementalism, equality

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The German Abortion Decisions and the Protective Function in German and Canadian Constitutional Law

(2013) 50 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 999
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell and Jula Hughes
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law
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comparative constitutional law, Canadian constitutional law, German constitutional law, protective function, abortion

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Developments in Constitutional Law: The 2011-2012 Term

(2012) 59 Supreme Court Law Review 51
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jan 2013
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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constitutional law, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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A Theory of Quasi-Constitutional Legislation

(2016) 53:2 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 508, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-41
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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quasi-constitutional legislation; Canadian constitutional law; UK constitutional law; constitutional statute

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The Jury Vetting Cases: New Insights on Jury Trials in Criminal Cases?

(2013) 63 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 419
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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jury, jury vetting, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, fair trial

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Assessing the Impact of the Ancillary Powers Doctrine on Three Decades of Charter Jurisprudence

(2012) 58 Supreme Court Law Review 225
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Jan 2013
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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criminal law, ancillary powers, police powers, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, interest balancing

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The Protective Function and Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

(2012) 17 Review of Constitutional Studies 53
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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R v. Sinclair: Balancing Individual Rights and Societal Interests Outside of Section 1 of the Charter

(2012) 38:1 Queen's Law Journal 137
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Social Science Evidence in Constitutional Rights Cases in Germany and Canada: Some Comparative Observations

(2013) 32 National Journal of Constitutional Law 23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2015
Jula Hughes and Vanessa MacDonnell
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, German Basic Law, Supreme Court of Canada, German Constitutional Court, social science evidence, deference

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Internet Surveillance and Popular Constitutionalism

appears in George Williams, Fergal Davis and Nicola McGarrity, eds, Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism (Oxford: Routledge, 2014) 313.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 May 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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comparative constitutional law; constitutional theory; internet surveillance; popular constitutionalism

12.

The Constitution as Framework for Governance

"The Constitution as Framework for Governance" (2013) 63:4 University of Toronto L J 624., Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2014
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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constitutional law, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, constitutional responsibilities of government

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Problems with the Newly Expanded Power of Citizen's Arrest

(2012) 33:5 For the Defence 22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jan 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell and Leonardo Russomanno
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Russomanno Purcell Moore LLP
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criminal law, Criminal Code of Canada, citizen's arrest, policing, private security forces, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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The New Parliamentary Sovereignty

(2016) 21(1) Review of Constitutional Studies 13, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2017-10
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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Parliamentary Sovereignty, Constitutional Law, Canadian Constitutional Law, Judicial Review

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The Civil Servant's Role in the Implementation of Constitutional Rights

(2015) 13:2 I•CON 383, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2015-25
Posted: 10 Aug 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, civil servants, bureaucracy, rights implementation, positive rights, constitutional law

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 18    Citations: 0
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Book Review: Juries in the 21st Century, by Jacqueline Horan

(2014) 12 Canadian Journal of Law and Technology 133
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Jan 2015
Vanessa MacDonnell
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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jury; jurors; technology; criminal law