Essays Tagged: "Supreme Court of Canada"

Case: R vs Keilty

the accused, Keilty, was charged and convicted of trafficking in narcotics. He then appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada on the grounds that the trial judge erred in law. The facts in the case were ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Abortion should be kept out of the Criminal Code

n, Quashed the jury finding and orderedMorgentaler imprisoned. Though this ruling was upheld by the Supreme Court a secondjury acquittal led Ron Basford, minister of justice, to have a Criminal Code a ... at their Toronto clinic. The Ontario government appealed theacquittal; the accused appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada, which struck down thelaw in early 1988 on the basis that it conflicted with ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.3 Jan/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Acheivement of the constitution act of 1982 and the failure of the Meech Lake accord

British parliamentary system and established the British sovereign as Canada monarch. In 1981, the Supreme Court of Canada acknowledged the "anomaly that although Canada has international recognition ... icy, and language rights.In 1875, under section 101 of the BNA, the government of Canada formed the Supreme Court of Canada. In turn, with the combination of political and economic forces, Canada witn ...

(8 pages) 103 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Women During the 1920s.

, wanted absolute equality for all women. In doing so, the Famous Five battle their was through the Supreme Court of Alberta, to Supreme Court of Canada, then all the way to the British Privy Council, ... that she was not a "person" under the law for appointing judges. So Emily appealed the case to the supreme court and was therefore qualified as a person and was qualified to sit as a judge. Murphy th ...

(3 pages) 71 3 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Essay is about leaglizing same -sex marriage .and how it is already leagal in Canada

the United States. Same-sex rights in Canada have come a long way since 1965. It was then that the Supreme Court of Canada backed a ruling that labeled Everett Klippert a "dangerous sexual offender" ... in prison for admitting he was gay and that he had sex with other men. Not until 1967 did the U.S. Supreme Court strike down "antimiscegenation laws" criminalizing interracial marriages, as unconstit ...

(9 pages) 197 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Abortion Should Be Kept Out of The Criminal Code

n, Quashed the jury finding and orderedMorgentaler imprisoned. Though this ruling was upheld by the Supreme Court asecond jury acquittal led Ron Basford, minister of justice, to have a CriminalCode am ... e at theirToronto clinic. The Ontario government appealed the acquittal; the accusedappealed to the Supreme Court of Canada, which struck down the law in early 1988on the basis that it conflicted with ...

(5 pages) 51 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Views on Abortion and Alcohol in Different Societies

mination of a human fetus during pregnancy, is not a crime in Canada, but the laws are unclear. The Supreme Court of Canada, which can overrule Parliament, declared that the Criminal Code was not comp ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Women's rights and how several women in the 1920's who have change the future for all women. Women used to not be able to wote, they werent considered a "person", and were only housewives..

had to be a "person" to be a Senator. In 1927, Murphy took her case to the courts for a ruling. The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that at the time the British North American Act was completed, a woman ... urphy then took her case to the British Privy Council in London, England, which was higher than the Supreme Court at that time. In 1929, the British Privy Council ruled that women were in fact persons ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abortion To be Excluded in Criminal Code

, Quashed the jury finding and ordered Morgentaler imprisoned. Though this ruling was upheld by the Supreme Court a second jury acquittal led Ron Basford, minister of justice, to have a Criminal Code ... at their Toronto clinic. The Ontario government appealed the acquittal; the accused appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada, which struck down the law in early 1988 on the basis that it conflicted wit ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Battered Woman.

against a male standard of reasonableness. This problem was intended to be put to the end with the Supreme Court decision in R.v. Lavallee. With all these changes, especially Lavallee, the justice sy ... rome became recognized in Canadian courts in the decision made in R. v. Lavallee. In that case, the Supreme Court of Canada acknowledged the battered woman syndrome within the situation of spousal hom ...

(11 pages) 69 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The American Presidential System vs. The Canadian Parliamentary System

d departments of the federal government. The judicial branch interprets the law and consists of the Supreme Court and the lower federal courts. Appointees to the federal bench serve for life or until ... ters and consists of government members and opposition members. The judicial branch consists of The Supreme Court of Canada. The Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court in the land; they interpre ...

(8 pages) 146 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Euthanasia: An Issue of Quality of Life

f her chronic condition. Before her infirmity takes hold, she takes her case to court, reaching the Supreme Court of Canada, and requests that when she no longer has the capacity to enjoy life or a me ...

(7 pages) 79 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Acclaimed Court Decision on Aboriginal Title: Unprecedented Force on Canadian Politics, Law and Society

ience but where he stands at times ofchallenge and controversy"Martin Luther King (1963)In 1997 the Supreme Court Decision concerning Delgamuukw vs. British Columbia has influenced how Canada defined ... any decision on Aboriginal rights have undergone the judicial process and if successful would gain Supreme Court ruling with the goal of establish ground breaking confirmation that can be used if app ...

(7 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Business Employment Relationships

49). Employment relationships can be very complex. Indeed, Mr. Justice Spence, in a decision by the Supreme Court of Canada in Cooperators Insurance Association v. Kearney, indicated that an individua ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Doublespeak

anner is a crime that breaks the law and society's moral standards. I am very disappointed that the supreme court of Canada had the injunction for those racist individuals. They have left permanent sc ...

(1 pages) 396 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How Indians Became Eskimos

nment of Canada. The Question was, "Who is responsible for the Eskimos?" On April 5, 1939 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Eskimos were Indians. Before this time, the federal government ha ... se for disagreement when Quebec refused to reimburse the federal government. This issue went to the Supreme Court in June 1937.For the Federal government, the goal was to prove that Eskimos were not I ...

(3 pages) 449 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Case of Religious Freedom : Multani v. Commission Scolaire. Examines the two principle reasons for the ruling in favour of Multani.

Quebec Superior Court, but then upheld by the Quebec Court of Appeal. The case was appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) which held that the ban was in violation of the Canadian Charter of Ri ... s violated the individuals right to freedom of Religion under Section 2 of the Charter.Firstly, the Supreme Court of Canada, in their ruling on the case of Multani v. Commision Scolaire Marguerite -Bo ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Court Paper-Operation of Canadian Court Systems

t System in Canada. With the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada falling respectively above in ascending order. The Supreme Court of Canada b ... Court of Justice, it could then appeal to the Ontario Court of Appeals and from there appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada (that being the case if the appeals were accepted). If a more serious indict ...

(7 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Evolution of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Human Rights in Canada

The Honourable Madam Justice Claire L'Heureux-Dube of the Supreme Court of Canada said, "equality isn't just about being treated the same, and it isn't a wait ... ed under it, and within the wording of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as well as from Supreme Court of Canada judgements passed under it. In certain cases, differential treatment can hel ... statute and lacked the authority of a constitution, or constitutional document. In particular, two Supreme Court of Canada Cases exemplify how narrow and arbitrary the document was. In the case of Bl ...

(8 pages) 38 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Legitimacy of judicial review under Canadian charter of rights and freedom

stitutional Act of 1982 and the entrenchment of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the role of Supreme Court of Canada has enormously expanded in both legal and political realms in Canada. Before ... ernment is strictly bound by its courts. For example, in Brown v. Board of Education 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the integration of white and black schools to encourage equality. However the ci ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays