Cross-Cultural Reflections: Teaching the Charter to Americans
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 28, p. 613, 1990
28 Pages Posted: 12 May 2010
Date Written: 1990
In this article, the author discusses a course in Comparative Constitutional Jurisprudence that she taught at Cornell Law School in the winter semester of 1989. She is particularity interested in the way this class of American students responded to the Supreme Court of Canada's interpretation of the Charter. She presents her reflections on differences between Canadian and American constitutional culture through a discussion of the decisions in The Motor Vehicle Reference, R v. Morgentaler, and The French Language Case.
Keywords: Canadian Charter, Interpretation
JEL Classification: K30, K33
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