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R. v. Stillman: A Missed Opportunity for Guidance on Stare Decisis

On July 26, 2019, in R. v. Stillman, 2019 SCC 40,the Supreme Court of Canada ...

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Losing Rights in the Balance

Back in 2008, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) issued a new ...

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The Political Consequences of Deference are not Always the Same

In my last post on this blog, I commented and mostly praised two recent blog ...

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The “Return” of “Textualism” at the SCC?

Under the so-called “modern approach” to statutory interpretation, courts are instructed to take into account ...

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