'A Precarious Chancy Situation': Aboriginal Gaming Rights in Canada
(2013) 46 UBC Law Review 349-395
47 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last revised: 16 Jan 2015
Date Written: 2012
This article investigates Aboriginal gaming as a protected right under section 35 of the Canadian Constitution (1982). It looks at the rich diversity of gaming practices and their significance for Aboriginal peoples. It then examines the legal recognition of aboriginal gaming against the context of Canadian federalism, criminal law and rights reconciliation.
Keywords: Constitution of Canada, section 35, aboriginal rights, gaming, criminal law, division of powers, federalism
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