A Theory of the Charter

(1987) 25 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 701-47

48 Pages Posted: 4 Jul 2012 Last revised: 4 Mar 2019

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Brian Slattery

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Date Written: 1987

Abstract

This paper criticizes the standard judicially-oriented model of the Charter and develops a new “coordinate” model, which assigns greater significance to the decisions of the legislative and executive branches.

Keywords: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Override Clause, Notwithstanding Clause

Suggested Citation

Slattery, Brian, A Theory of the Charter (1987). (1987) 25 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 701-47, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2012649

Brian Slattery (Contact Author)

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School ( email )

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Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
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