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La Trobe University Seminar on 'A Conversation about Judicial Power in Comparative Perspective'

La Trobe University’s Institute of Human Security and Social Change, the La Trobe Law School and the Institute of Latin American Studies will host a seminar on A Conversation about Judicial Power in Comparative Perspective on Monday 23 March 2015 at La Trobe’s City Campus. 154 more words


Here Be No Dragons

Andrew Coyne, with whom I am often inclined to agree, has written an angry column arguing that the current Supreme Court is “the most liberal-activist … in our history.” Mr. 1,211 more words

Constitutional Law

No Room for Housing Rights

Last week, in Tanudjaja v. Canada (Attorney General), 2014 ONCA 852, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the striking out of an application seeking to have the federal government’s and Ontario’s affordable housing policies, or lack thereof, declared unconstitutional. 1,623 more words

Constitutional Law

The Craziness Of A ConCon: Sounds like a good idea, yes?

I keep getting asked about this and people keep advocating it, so let’s talk about it.

The issue is a Constitutional Convention, with the expressed intent being to return the United States to its  491 more words


Raising Issues

Normally, a common law court decides a case brought before it on the issues raised by the parties. But sometimes it can ― and occasionally even has to ― raise an issue on its own. 1,074 more words

The Justice System