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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 [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Marshall case asserted sweeping Native treaty rights and generated intense controversy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Donald Marshall; Donald Marshall
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex M Cameron
ISBN: 9780773576674 0773576673
OCLC Number: 713186317
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 244 pages)
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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