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Anatomy of an Election

Canada’s 2019 Federal General Election Through the Lens of Political Law

Elections are the high point of democracy. They provide scheduled opportunities for the people at large to have a participatory voice in their own government. They enable adult citizens to judge … 838 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

In The Balance

The Administration of Justice and National Security in Democracies

This volume resulted from the International Conference on the Administration of Justice and National Security in Democracies, held in Ottawa in June 2007 and organized jointly by the Courts … 237 View

Laws of Government, 2/e

The Legal Foundations of Canadian Democracy

The Laws of Government is a comprehensive legal treatise on the law of Canadian democracy. This book is a one-stop-shop for an area of law and policy that is emerging quickly. Almost every year, … ; 609 View
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Defining National Security

From: National Security Law

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Introduces national security by evaluating different definitions of national security and giving a brief overview of national security law, focusing on its structure, objectives, tools and … 11 $1.10 Add
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Foreword

From: Anatomy of an Election

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Foreword by Peter Mansbridge 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

The Administration of Justice and National Security in Democracies

From: In The Balance

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Introduces the administration of justice and national security in democracies, focusing on the question of terrorism. A brief overview of the book is also given. 9 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

From: Laws of Government, 2/e

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Two key principles inform “liberal” democracy — the kind of democracy we enjoy in Canada. First, government should be by the citizenry, at least indirectly. Second, government … ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Preface

From: False Security

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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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Canada’s Constitutional Development before 1867

From: Constitutional Law, 5/e

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Review of the development of representative and responsible government in Canada before Confederation. ; ; 21 $2.10 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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Islamist Terrorism

Assessing Threats to Democracy

From: In The Balance

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Assesses the challenges that Islamist terrorism pose to Western democracies by considering the threat of jihadist terrorism and post-9/11 developments. The question of what role the law can play … 9 $0.90 Add
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Preface

From: Anatomy of an Election

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A brief overview of the origins and major component elements of the federal electoral system. 11 $1.10 Add
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Reflections on Government Hostility, Systemic discrimination, and Human Rights Institutions

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

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Discussion of the nature and extent of government hostility to human rights and human rights institutions, and the capacities that human rights commissions, in particular, have to address … 35 $3.50 Add
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The Constitutional Basis for Canadian Democracy

From: Laws of Government, 2/e

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This chapter considers, first, the extent to which democracy is constitutionally entrenched in Canada’s written Constitution. Second, we look at democracy as an unwritten constitutional … ; 61 $6.10 Add
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Chapter 1

The Place of an Election in the Comprehensive Political Law Cycle

From: Anatomy of an Election

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A list of the elements of a policy cycle and highlighting where an election fits into the cylce. 2 $0.20 Add