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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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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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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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Governments as Interpreters and Shapers of Human Rights

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

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Discussion of the role and obligations of governments and their legal representatives, as interpreters and shapers of human rights law, when they are engaged in statutory human rights litigation. 32 $3.20 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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Human Rights in Times of Terror

A Judicial Point of View

From: In The Balance

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Discusses the role of human rights in times of terror, focusing on the role of the judge in protecting democracy, the need for an approach that balances national security and human rights, as … 17 $1.70 Add
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The Constitution Act, 1867

Executive and Legislative Power

From: Constitutional Law, 5/e

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Analysis from a modern perspective of the executive and legislative power derived from the Constitution Act, 1867. ; ; 54 $5.40 Add