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Constitutionalizing criminal law

Constitutionalizing criminal law

Author: Colton Fehr
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2022] © 2022
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
""Constitutionalizing Criminal Law" calls for an overhaul of the way the Supreme Court has developed the relationship between criminal and constitutional law. The Court has relied heavily on its power to constitutionalize principles of "fundamental justice" under section 7 of the Charter. In so doing, it employs both principles of criminal law theory and instrumental rationality. The Court less frequently invokes  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fehr, Colton.
Constitutionalizing criminal law.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2022
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colton Fehr
ISBN: 9780774867665 0774867663
OCLC Number: 1268470817
Description: 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Choosing among rights --
Principles of criminal law theory --
Principles of instrumental rationality --
Enumerated principles of criminal justice --
A normative approach to constitutionalizing criminal law --
Lessons from the Canadian experience.
Responsibility: Colton Fehr.


Constitutionalizing Criminal Law explains why the Supreme Court of Canada's jurisprudence considering the constitutionality of criminal laws fails to strike a principled balance between the need to  Read more...


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