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Court Systems - McLaughlin

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Department
Political Science
Course
POLI 221
Professor
Rick Schultz
Semester
Fall

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Courts Legislatures and Executives in the PostCharter EraBeverley McLachlin Interpretive 50 years ago courts used this process to recognize equality rights in Canada Ex Persons case in the early 1900s1938 Alberta reference Act from the Aberhart government not passed because it would have taken free speechand that is what keeps a democracy alivePreCharter courts modified and adapted common law and interpreted legislation in a way that ensured that the fundamental liberties of the individual were maintainedCanadians had rights long before the CharterCharter has forced us to update our laws of criminal evidence and procedure o Given impetus to the move to require governments to treat their citizens equally without discriminationo Forced examin
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