Carissima Mathen

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

57 Louis Pasteur Street

Ottawa, K1N 6N5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (31)

Purposive Interpretation, Quebec, and the Supreme Court Act

(2013) 22:3 Constitutional Forum 15-26
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2013
Michael Plaxton and Carissima Mathen
College of Law, University of Saskatchewan and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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statutory interpretation, Nadon, Binnie, Supreme Court of Canada, purposive interpretation

Purposive Interpretation, Quebec, and the Supreme Court Act

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2013-01
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
Michael Plaxton and Carissima Mathen
College of Law, University of Saskatchewan and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada, judicial appointments, fair reflection of society, Justice Marc Nadon

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HIV, Consent and Criminal Wrongs

Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol. 57, No. 4, p. 464, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Carissima Mathen and Michael Plaxton
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
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criminal law, sexual assault, HIV-AIDS, consent

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What Religious Freedom Jurisprudence Reveals About Equality

Journal of Law and Equality, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canada, Charter of Rights, constitutional law, freedom of religion, equality, discrimination, judicial review

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Legal Education, Religious and Secular: TWU and Beyond

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2014-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
Carissima Mathen and Michael Plaxton
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
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legal education, regulation of the legal profession, freedom of religion, diversity

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Counting Outsiders: A Critical Exploration of Outsider Course Enrollment in Canadian Legal Education

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 667-732, 2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, University of Victoria - Faculty of Law, University of Calgary - Faculty of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Peter A. Allard School of Law
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feminist, critical race theory, outsider, pedagogy, legal education

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Reflecting Culture: Polygamy and the Charter

Supreme Court Law Review, 57, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Feb 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canada, Constitutional Law, Charter of Rights, Criminal Law, women, polygamy

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Crowdsourcing Sexual Objectification

Laws. 2014; 3(3):529-552., Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2015
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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criminal law, cyberbullying, revenge porn, Canada, sexual assault, women, sexual objectification, internet

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Dialogue Theory, Judicial Review and Judicial Supremacy: A Comment on 'Charter Dialogue Revisited'

(2007) 45 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 125
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Charter of Rights, Constitution of Canada, judicial review, Supreme Court of Canada, rights, dialogue

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Legal Education, TWU, and the Looking Glass

(2016) 75 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 223, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-46
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Carissima Mathen and Michael Plaxton
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
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legal education, Trinity Western University, law schools, diversity, critical thinking, pedagogy, professionalism, law

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Access to Charter Justice and the Rule of Law

National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 25, pp. 191-204, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 01 May 2015
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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standing, intervention, constitutional rights, costs, rule of law, justice

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Technologically-Facilitated Violence Against Women and Girls: If Criminal Law Can Respond, Should It?

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2017-44
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2018
Jane Bailey and Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Cyberviolence, criminal law, human rights, feminism

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The Shadow of Absurdity and the Challenge of Easy Cases: Looking Back on the Supreme Court Act Reference

(2015) 71 Supreme Court Law Review 161, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 04 May 2016
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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constitutional law, judicial appointments, statutory interpretation, Supreme Court of Canada, law and politics

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The Upside of Dissent in Equality Jurisprudence

(2013) 63 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 111
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jan 2014
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canadian constitutional law, Canadian Charter of Rights, Supreme Court of Canada, judicial dissent, equality, section 15, section 7, judicial review

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Choices and Controversy: Judicial Appointments in Canada

(2007) 58 UNBLJ 52
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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courts, judging, Judicial Appointments, Supreme Court of Canada, Separation of Powers

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Are Women Bad for Multiculturalism? Musings and a Wee Polemic

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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feminist critiques of freedom of religion, polygamy, religious covering, women's freedom of choice, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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R. v. Ryan: Leaving Battered Women to the 'Justification' of Self-Defence?

(2013) 98 Criminal Reports (6th) 258.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Carissima Mathen and Michael Plaxton
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
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Duress, self-defense, battered woman's syndrome.

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'The Question Calls for an Answer, and I Propose to Answer it': The Patriation Reference as Constitutional Method

The Supreme Court Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 2d, p. 143, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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constitution, advisory opinion, reference function, separation of powers, Canadian constitution, patriation

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Nothing to Lose But Our Chains: On Constitutional Disobedience by Louis Michael Seidman

[2016] 52 Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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US Constitution, Constitutionalism, US Legal History, Judicial Review, Courts, Constitutional Amendment

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Rational Connections: Oakes, Section 1 and the Charter's Legal Rights

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2012, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-07
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Transgendered Persons and Feminist Strategy

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 May 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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gender issues, transgender, feminism

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'A Precarious Chancy Situation': Aboriginal Gaming Rights in Canada

(2013) 46 UBC Law Review 349-395
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Constitution of Canada, section 35, aboriginal rights, gaming, criminal law, division of powers, federalism

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Constitutional Advancement of Women's E-Quality: Responding to Challenges and Seizing Opportunities

Jane Bailey, " Constitutional Advancement of Women's E-Quality: Responding to Challenges and Seizing Opportunities" Queens Law Journal 30, 2005
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2013
Jane Bailey and Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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internet, women, access, discrimination, real space axes of discrimination, internet as communications medium, constitutional rights, restrict hate speech by government, equal access, government, online government service, e-government initiatives

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Developments in Constitutional Law: The 2010-2011 Term

(2011) 55 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 47
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
Carissima Mathen and Michael Plaxton
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
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Mutability and Method in the Marriage Reference

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 May 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Same-sex marriage, Religious aspects, Government policy, Canada, Supreme Court

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Breaking New Ground: The (Largely Unexplored) Power to Make Ancillary Orders Under the Criminal Code

Solicitor's Journal, Vol. 25, pp. 1-8, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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criminal law, criminal procedure, sentencing, special powers, offence-related property, self-represented litigants, appeals

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Dissent and Judicial Authority in Charter Cases

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 May 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Developments in Constitutional Law: The 2004-2005 Term - A Court In Transition

Supreme Court Law Review Vol. 30 (2005)
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 15 May 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canada, Charter of Rights, Constitutional Law, Supreme Court of Canada, Same-sex marriage

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Developments in Constitutional Law: The 2009-2010 Term

(2010) 52 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 65
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
Michael Plaxton and Carissima Mathen
College of Law, University of Saskatchewan and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Developments in Constitutional Law: The 2006-2007 Term

Supreme Court Law Review Vol. 30 (2007)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 May 2013
Carissima Mathen and Michael Plaxton
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
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Developments in Constitutional Law: The 2005-2006 Term

Supreme Court Law Review 35 (2006)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 May 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canada, Charter of Rights, Constitutional Law, Supreme Court of Canada

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Developments in Constitutional Law: The 2008-2009 Term

(2009) 48 The Supreme Court Law Review 71-120
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Nov 2013
Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canadian constitutional law, Supreme Court of Canada

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 5    Citations: 0
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Factum of the Intervener: Counsel for the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund in Falkiner et al. v. Ontario (Ontario Divisional Court)

Ontario Court of Justice Court File No. 810/95
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Martha Jackman and Carissima Mathen
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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LEAF, women, legal, Canada, social assistance, benefits, welfare, section 15, Charter, Rights, discrimination, poverty, single mothers, Ontario, social assistance