Tag: Canadian Law

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Canadian Human Rights Laws
10th Jun 2021
Introduction: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is part of the Constitution, and the constitution rules the Country both federally and provincially.  This arguably makes it the most important law in Canada and continues to dictate Canadian culture. (Government of Canada, 2017)...

Racial Profiling and Anti-Terrorism in Canada
10th Jun 2021
Introduction: The paper offers an outline and explores the ongoing debate of the Canadian judicial involvement in racial profiling and the contentious issues around it in law enforcement. It also discusses the conflict between the practice of racial profiling in Canada and the Canadian charter of rights and freedoms...

What is Judicial Review?
18th Mar 2021
Introduction: Judicial review is the process by which the superior court exercises its supervisory jurisdiction over the proceedings and decisions of inferior ......

Copyright Law Protects Expressions of Ideas
20th Aug 2019
Introduction: INTRODUCTION Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection granted to the creators of original works of authorship such as literary ......

Embryo and Foetal Rights
19th Aug 2019
Introduction: (Embryos are “…not, strictly speaking, either ‘persons’ or ‘property’, but occupy an interim category that entitles them to special respect because of their potential for human life”)...

History of Corrections System
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: This paper aims to compare and contrast Canadian, American, South African and English corrections systems. The areas that will be examined will be the common areas that are discussed when considering the progressiveness......

Purposes and Effectiveness of Sentencing
8th Aug 2019
Introduction: Efforts have been made and continue to be made to look at the purposes and effectiveness of sentencing. This has led to the establishment of variou......

Comparing English and French Legal Systems
8th Aug 2019
Introduction: “Legal systems are there to determine what will happen when people have disputes. Legal rules are also there so people can order their lives in ......

What is in Fact Economic Loss
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: ABSTRACT Let us begin with the question: What is in fact 'economic loss' for which a party, individual or a company, is liable under law? The ......

The Independence of the Judiciary
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Independence of the judiciary (also judicial independence) is the principle that the judiciary should be politically insulated from the ......

An Enquiry into the Prisoners' Right to Vote
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Imprisonment must remain as a means to an end and not an end in itself. Punishment should be a means to reform and not to alienate. The object of ......

Who is Covered by Employment Laws?
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: This essay argues that there is a need to extend employment law protection beyond employees to ensure that vulnerable workers are also protected....

Issues for Divorce Laws in Canada
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: According to civil unions, common-law unions, and marriage in Quebec, vigorous comparisons and contrasts arises regarding the different rights in divorce or separation....

Excuse Defences and Justification Defences
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Legal defences’ falls into two categories, excuse defences and justification defences. Excuse defence is when the defendant admits to committing a criminal act but believes that he or she cannot be held responsible because there was no criminal intent....

Definition of Employee Benefits
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: According from the Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, it explained especially in British English employee benefits and benefits in kind ......

Natural vs Positive Law
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Positive law theory states that law is a set of rules and regulations put together by the government, and that all the citizens are obligated to abide by the law for the overall good of the nation....

The Delegation of Discretionary Powers
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Administrative law, today, is the most litigated and rapidly developing sub-branch of constitutional law. The growing importance of administrative ......

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: The introduction of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the pinnacle of transition between legislative and constitutionally based rights ......

Role of the Ombudsman in the Administration
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: ‘The Ombudsman can bring the lamp of scrutiny to otherwise dark places even over the resistance of those who would draw the blinds.’ Judicial ......