Cross-Cultural Reflections: Teaching the Charter to Americans

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 28, p. 613, 1990

28 Pages Posted: 12 May 2010

See all articles by Jamie Cameron

Jamie Cameron

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Date Written: 1990

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Cameron, Jamie, Cross-Cultural Reflections: Teaching the Charter to Americans (1990). Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 28, p. 613, 1990. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1604660

Jamie Cameron (Contact Author)

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School ( email )

4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Canada

Here is the Coronavirus
related research on SSRN

Paper statistics

Downloads
16
Abstract Views
376
PlumX Metrics