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Power without law : the Supreme Court of Canada, the Marshall decisions, and the failure of judicial activism

Author: Alex M Cameron
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca [N.Y.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A close look at the momentous Marshall decision and how the Supreme Court got it wrong

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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Donald Marshall
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex M Cameron
ISBN: 9780773535831 0773535837 9780773536104 0773536108
OCLC Number: 404611707
Description: viii, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Canadian Constitution --
2. Judicial Activism and Its Critics --
3. Legal Background to Marshall (No. 1) --
4. Marshall (No. 1) in the Trial Court --
5. Court of Appeal --
6. Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada: Marshall (No. 1) --
7. Fire on the Water, and Marshall (No. 2) --
8. Rewriting Nova Scotia History --
9. Judicial Levitation: The Hovering Treaty Right --
10. Trade, Treaties, and the Constitution --
11. Fundamental Laws: The Rights of British Subjects and a "Promenade Down Barrington Street" --
12. After the Marshall Decisions: Legal Uncertainty and Government Response --
13. Stephen Marshall/Bernard --
14. Failure of Judicial Activism --
Appendix. R. v. Marshall (No. 1).
Responsibility: Alex M. Cameron.

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"Cameron's book is especially powerful in showing how this one decision has had monstrous ripple effects that are being felt throughout the Maritime provinces to this day. He takes his reader through Read more...

 
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