july 9.docx

2 Pages
Unlock Document

Public Policy and Administration Studies
PPAS 3136
Sirvan Karimi

Civil liberties can be classified into 3 categories 1- Political civil liberties: refers to freedom of religion, political freedom (right to vote, right to run for political office) 2- Legal civil liberties: refers to those that are entrenched in section 7-14 in charter – protects individuals from arrests, detention – protects individuals whenever they come in contact with the CJS 3- Egalitarian civil liberties: refers to equality rights to access to employments, accommodations, and to not be subjected to discrimination - equality before, under the law and equal protection and benefit of the law In respect to Canada… 4- Languages rights (have two languages – French and English) 5 - Educational rights (right given to have separate schools) Evolution of Rights Most civil liberties were given in the 18 century – related to freedom of religion, speech were the first given to individuals – only set the segment of right to vote but no other political civil liberties Comprehensive in 19 century – when more political rights were given Social rights: have positive rights (the right to… ex. Health care, social assistance, and education) negative rights would be (freedom from… ex. state oppressions, restrictions) – social rights are not entrenched in the constitution (cannot find and clause that supports social rights) - social rights is established for 20 century Collective goods that are being pursued but limits individual liberties: environment of protections, house protections, national security, social solidarities (ex. Someone being deported which is against an individual right but the collective good would be national security) – when talking about civil liberties doesn’t mean unlimited freedom but it is a compromise with society 1982 entrenched charter in constitution – right can be protected through by entrenching charter or through convention it can be
More Less

Related notes for PPAS 3136

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.