Kent Roach

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Canadian Policing

Why and How It Must Change

Canadian Policing: Why and How It Must Change is a comprehensive and critical examination of Canadian policing from its colonial origins to its response to the February 2022 blockades and … 276 View

Charter of Rights and Freedoms 6/e

Written by two of Canada’s leading constitutional scholars, no other Canadian book provides such an accessible yet thorough and objective account of the Canadian Charter of Rights and … ; 537 View

False Security

The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-Terrorism

On 20 October 2014, a terrorist drove his car into two members of the Canadian Armed Forces, killing Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. Two days later, another terrorist murdered Corporal Nathan … ; 633 View

Supreme Court on Trial

Judicial Activism or Democratic Dialogue

The Supreme Court of Canada has been accused of usurping Canadian democracy on a long list of divisive topics, including assisted dying, sex work, supervised injection sites, same-sex marriage, … 526 View
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The purpose of the book is to explain to law students, lawyers and non-specialist readers the interpretation and practical application of the Charter by the courts. ; 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

From: Canadian Policing

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The Introduction reflects on the issues of our policing system today and how Canadian policing needs to change. The chapter provides an overview of the topics discussed in the book and chapter … 18 $1.80 Add
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Preface

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Legal analyses of various aspects of Canadian national security law expressed in Bill C-51. ; 8 $0.80 Add
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The Supreme Court on Trial

From: Supreme Court on Trial

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Outline of the debate over judicial activism in relation to the manner in which the Supreme Court of Canada has interpreted the Charter. 13 $1.30 Add
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After George Floyd: June 2020

From: Canadian Policing

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In After George Floyd author Kent Roach explores the blowback across Canada that occurred after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers on May 26th, 2020. … 15 $1.50 Add
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Historical Context

From: Charter of Rights and Freedoms 6/e

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Surveys common law, legislation and international human rights charters prior to the enactment of the Charter. ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Introduction

From: False Security

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Review of the historical and political context of the enactment of Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015, and overview of its perceived shortcomings. ; 19 $1.90 Add
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The Endless American Debate

From: Supreme Court on Trial

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Outline of the debate over judicial activism in relation to the manner in which the United States Supreme Court has interpreted the Bill of Rights. 22 $2.20 Add
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History

A Short History of Canada's Over- and Underreaction to Terrorism

From: False Security

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Historical review of terrorist acts in Canada and the resulting governmental responses. ; 61 $6.10 Add
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Judicial Activism before the Charter

From: Supreme Court on Trial

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Discussion of pre-Charter cases where the striking down of laws infringing civil liberties was criticized as judicial activism. 19 $1.90 Add
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The Legitimacy of Judicial Review

From: Charter of Rights and Freedoms 6/e

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Analysis of the effect of the Charter on the power of judicial review. ; 21 $2.10 Add
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The Vicious Circle of Overpolicing and Underprotection

From: Canadian Policing

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In The Vicious Circle author Kent Roach examines how Indigenous, Black, and other intersecting groups of disadvantaged peoples have been both aggressively overpoliced in Canada and inadequately … 34 $3.40 Add