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ISBN: 9781459406612-01

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Civil Rights in Canada during the pre-charter era

From: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms


Chapter 1 considers the nature of human rights and civil liberties. It also recounts some human rights issues in Canada prior to the Charter era, including some leading Canadian Bill of Rights decisions.



Ian Greene

IAN GREENE was a professor of political science at York University, where he served as Dean of Arts and Science. He has written widely about judges, judging, and the Canadian court system. His other books include Honest Politics (with David P. Shugarman) and Judges and Judging (with Peter McCormick). Ian lives in Toronto.