Hugo Cyr

University of Quebec at Montreal

Prof. Hugo Cyr

P.O. Box 8888, Downtown Station

Succursale Centre Ville

Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8 h3c 3p8

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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Legal Positivism? What Are You Talking About? ('De Quel Positivisme Parlez-Vous?')

F. Chevrette & H. Cyr, "De quel positivisme parlez-vous?" in MELANGES ANDREE LAJOIE, L. Rolland and P. Noreau, eds., pp. 33-60, Montréal: Thémis, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Francois Chevrette and Hugo Cyr
University of Montreal - Faculty of Law and University of Quebec at Montreal
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Legal theory, legal positivism, legal formalism, legal stasis, monism, Hans Kelsen, H.L.A. Hart, legalism

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Federalism and Carl Schmitt's Concept of the Political: Political Unity and Federal Pluralism (Fédéralisme Et Le Concept Du Politique Chez Carl Schmitt: Le Problème De L'Homogénéité De L'Unité Politique Et Le Pluralisme Fédéral)

H. Cyr, "Fédéralisme et le concept du politique chez Carl Schmitt : Le problème de l’homogénéité de l’unité politique et du pluralisme fédéral" in M. Seymour & G. Laforest, éd., Le fédéralisme multinational en perspective : un modèle viable?, Peter Lang, Bruxelles, 2011, 37.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Federalism, pluralism, unitary state, sovereignty, democracy, political identity, multiple political identities, Carl Schmitt

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The Bungling of Justice Nadon's Appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada

Hugo Cyr, "The Bungling of Justice Nadon’s Appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada" (2014), 67 S.C.L.R. (2d) 73
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Supreme Court of Canada, Appointment, Justice Nadon, Constitutional Modification, Québec

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Autonomy, Subsidiarity, Solidarity: Foundations of Cooperative Federalism

Hugo Cyr, "Autonomy, Subsidiarity, Solidarity: Foundations of Cooperative Federalism" (2014) 23:4 Constitutional Forum 20
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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autonomy, susbsidiarity, solidarity, federalism, cooperative federalism, Canada

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Canadian Federalism and Treaty Powers: Organic Constitutionalism at Work (Table of Contents and Introduction)

Hugo Cyr, Canadian Federalism and Treaty Powers: Organic Constitutionalism at Work, Brussels, P.I.E/Peter Lang, 2009
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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federalism, constitutional law, constitutional theory, treaty-making powers, treaty-implementing powers, existential communities, functional regimes

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The Unfitness of the Concept of Sovereignty to Understand Federalism

H. Cyr, « L’inadéquation du concept de souveraineté à la réalité fédérale » dans A.-G. Gagnon et F. Requejo, éds., Nations en quête de reconnaissance : Regards croisés Quiébec-Catalogne, Bruxelles, P.I.E/ Peter Lang, 2011, 227.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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federalism, sovereignty, political theory, legal theory, constitution

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Constitutional Reasoning in the Supreme Court of Canada

Hugo Cyr & Monica Popescu, "The Supreme Court of Canada" in András Jakab, Arthur Dyevre & Giulio Itzcovich (eds) Comparative Constitutional Reasoning (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) 154-198
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr and Monica Popescu
University of Quebec at Montreal and University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM)
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Constitutional Review, Constitutional Reasoning, Supreme Court of Canada, Comparative Constitutional Reasoning

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Conceptual Metaphors for an Unfinished Constitution

H. Cyr, "Conceptual Metaphors for an Unfinished Constitution" (2014) 19 Review of Constitutional Studies 1.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Constitutional Law, Constitutional Cultures, Conceptual Metaphors, Narratives, Judicial Constitution-Making, Canada

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L’absurdité du critère scriptural pour qualifier la constitution (The Absurdity of the Scriptural Qualifier for a Constitution)

H. Cyr, "L'absurdité du critère scriptural pour qualifier la constitution" (2012) 6 Revue De Droit Parlementaire et Politique 293
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Constitution, Unwritten Constitution, Written Constitution

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A Genealogy of the Sin of Sloth - or Why We Neglect Social and Economic Rights (La Paresse du Droit ou Pourquoi Neglige-t-on les Droits Sociaux et Economiques)

H. Cyr, "La paresse du droit ou pourquoi néglige-t-on les droits sociaux et économiques" in LES SEPT PECHES CAPITAUX ET LE DROIT PRIVE, V. Fortin, M. Jézéquiel, N. Kasirer, eds., Montréal : Thémis, 2007
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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De La Formation Du Gouvernement (Government Formation)

H. Cyr, "De la formation du gouvernement" (2013) 43 Revue générale de droit 381-443.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Government, Formation, Parliament, Legislature, Constitution, Constitutional Conventions, British Commonwealth, Canada, Québec

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The Distinctive Federal Imaginary

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2015
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Federalism, Federation, Confederation, Sovereignty, Imaginary, Authority, Delegation, Existential Communities, Functional Regimes

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Treaty Powers of Federated States and International Law

H. Cyr, "Treaty Powers of Federated States and International Law" (2017) 17 Jus Politicum 65
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Federation, Federated states, treaties, international law

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Réflexions Sur La Normalisation De L'Exceptionnel (Reflections of the Normalisation of the Exception)

H. Cyr, "Réflexions sur la normalisation de l’exceptionnel" in Yves De Montigny & Hugo Cyr, La sécurité nationale devant les tribunaux : un équilibre précaire entre droits fondamentaux et sûreté de l'État. Suivi d'un commentaire par Hugo Cyr, Montréal, Éditions Thémis, 2016.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Conceptual, Functional and Political Opportunities and Challenges of Federalism (Quelques Opportunités et Défis Conceptuels, Fonctionnels et Politiques du Fédéralisme)

H. Cyr, "Quelques opportunités et défis conceptuels, fonctionnels et politiques du fédéralisme", (2012) 21 Constitutional Forum /Forum constitutionnel 7
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Federalism, Sovereignty, Efficiency, Functional Regimes, Existential Communities

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On the Formation of Government

H. Cyr, "On the Formation of Government" (2017) 22 Review of Constitutional Studies 103-43.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Government, Parliament, election, government formation, Quebec, Canada, Commonwealth

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Droit privé: Un abus de langage? (Private Law: A Misnomer?)

H.Cyr & F. Chevrette, "Droit privé: un abus de langage?" in G. Bras Miranda & B. Moore, ed., Mélanges Adrian Popovici – Les couleurs du droit (Montréal: Thémis, 2010) 573-98
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr and Francois Chevrette
University of Quebec at Montreal and University of Montreal - Faculty of Law
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private law; legal status; distributive justice; corrective justice; unjust enrichment; liberalities; family law

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Du Vote De Non-Confiance (Non Confidence Votes)

H. Cyr, « Du vote de non-confiance » dans P. Taillon, E. Brouillet et A. Binette, dir., Un regard québécois sur le droit constitutionnel. Mélanges en l’honneur d’Henri Brun et Guy Tremblay (Montréal, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2016) 133-157.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Parliament; Responsible government; Confidence vote; Canada; Quebec

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Implementing Electoral Reform: Specific Issues with Regard to Forming and Maintaining a Responsible and Legitimate Government in Our Parliamentary Democracy

H. Cyr, "Implementing Electoral Reform: Specific Issues with Regard to Forming and Maintaining a Responsible and Legitimate Government in Our Parliamentary Democracy" Parliamentary Brief to the Special Committee on Electoral Reform (Canada), 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal
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Parliament; Government; Electoral Reform; Minority and Coalition Governments; Comparative political systems

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Functional and Existential Authorities

H. Cyr, "Functional and Existential Authorities", (2015) 28 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 265
Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Hugo Cyr
University of Quebec at Montreal

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Raz; service conception; existential communities; functional authority; authority