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Canada’s Constitutional Law in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

The third edition of Canada’s Constitutional Law in a Nutshell continues to provide a succinct overview of Canadian constitutional law, incorporating the latest developments and presenting the information in a readable, easy-to-understand style. Written by two leading experts, it offers a clear and straightforward appreciation of the key principles and relevant issues that define the subject.

Highlights include:
  • Sovereignty in the context of globalization
  • Various federalism issues (e.g. Quebec secession reference case, implications of Aboriginal self-government agreements, devolution of natural resources control to territories, federal/provincial responsibility for infrastructure)
  • Issues arising from the “one-party” model of federalism that have emerged over the past ten years
In addition, the third edition of includes expanded discussions of:
  • Aboriginal self-government negotiations and models of governance
  • Quebec secession movement
  • Developments in territorial government institutions
  • Doctrine of interjurisdictional immunity
  • The application of the tests in Sparrow
  • Updates to case law under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Written by Bernard W. Funston and Eugene Meehan. Published by Carswell, 2003.
Catalogue No. 0-459-24084-6
Price $69.00
Format Softcover
Pages 258
Language English only
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