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Race, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada

Historical Case Studies

by James W. St. G. Walker

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Citizenship & nationality law,
  • Law,
  • History - General History,
  • Canada,
  • Canada - General,
  • History / Canada,
  • Civil Rights

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8212714M
    ISBN 100889203067
    ISBN 109780889203068

      The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a Georgia man sentenced to death is entitled to a new trial because prosecutors deliberately excluded all African Americans from the jury based on their race. Equality before the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: A Case Study Abstract The twentieth anniversary of the enactment of the Canadian Bill of Rights is being celebrated at a time of great political uncertainty in Canada. The fundamental structure of Canadian federalism, if not its very survival, is the subject of heated by: 3.

      For years women's groups in Canada signed petitions and appealed to the federal government to open the Senate to women. By , Murphy decided to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada for clarification. She and four other prominent Alberta women's rights activists, now known as the Famous Five, signed a petition to the : Susan Munroe. Find in a Library Find "Race," Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada near you.

    Abstract of Chapter 4 of "RACE," RIGHTS AND THE LAW IN THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA: HISTORICAL CASE STUDIES. J I am writing a dissertation about racial restrictive covenants in the Chicago area in the twentieth century and am interested in gathering examples of the use of such legal instruments against Jews in the U.S. and elsewhere. In . The Supreme Court of Canada and the Law of Causation INTRODUCTION1 Last year, James Tomlinson presented an excellent paper on the law of causation to this conference.2 In many respects this paper is the sequel to that paper, however, the scope of this paper is much narrower. We have restricted our comments to the issues raised in the recentFile Size: KB.


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Race, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada by James W. St. G. Walker Download PDF EPUB FB2

With painstaking research into contemporary attitudes and practices, Walker demonstrates that Supreme Court Justices were expressing the prevailing “common sense” about “race” in their legal decisions.

He shows that injustice on the grounds of “race” has been chronic in Canadian history, and that the law itself was once instrumental in Cited by: His books include The Black Loyalists and “ Race”, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada (WLU Press, ), and he has published numerous articles and book chapters analyzing campaigns for human rights by: “Race,” Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: Historical Case Studies by James W.

Walker. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Invitation. Chapter 1: Orientation “Race” and the Law. Approaching the Bench.

Approaching the Past. Chapter 2: Quong Wing v. The King. The Legislation. The Chinese Problem. Restriction and Regulation. Litigation. Four cases in which the legal issue was "race" - that of a Chinese restaurant owner who was fined for employing a white woman; a black man who was refused service in a bar; a Jew who wanted to buy a cottage but was prevented by the property owners' association;/5.

His books include The Black Loyalists and “ Race”, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada (WLU Press, ), and he has published numerous articles and book chapters analyzing campaigns.

Reviews of "Race", Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: Historical Case Studies This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the interaction of race and the law in the Canadian experience.

It is history told with engaging detail, in a lively and comprehensive style and embodying wise and convincing reflection. Osgoode Hall Law Journal Vol Number 3 (Fall ) Article 5 Book Review: Race and Canadian Legal History - Reviews of: "Race," Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada, by James W.

Walker; Colour-Coded: A Legal History of Racism in Canada,by Constance Backhouse Benjamin Berger [email protected] by: So, please orient us by expressing your view of the relationship between race and the law. In the United States, scholarship on “race and the law” is inevitably tied to the history of the civil rights movement.

The civil rights movement reoriented American law through landmark Supreme Court decisions such as Brown v. This description of the Indian Act as a race law was confirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada in 's Gosselin (Tutor of) decision when it denied Quebec francophones the right to send their children to English schools.

The Court ruled that one part of the Charter of Rights –- section 15's equality Author: Tony Kondaks. "Race," rights and the law in the Supreme Court of Canada: historical case studies / James W.

Walker. imprint Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, "Race," Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada illustrates the rich possibilities of using case law to illuminate Canadian social history and the value of understanding the context of the times in interpreting court decisions.

"Race," Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: Historical Case Studies by James W. St.G. Walker. Title: Race, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: Historical Case Studies Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Octo Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press Language: English.

‘‘Race,’’ Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: Historical Case Studiesis a superb analysis of how the Canadian judicial system dealt with four cases where ‘‘race’’ and ‘‘law’’ intersected: Quong Wing v.

The King(); Christie v. York Corporation (); Noble and Wolf v. Alley(); andNarine-Singh v. Attorney GeneralCited by:   His books include The Black Loyalists and “ Race”, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada (WLU Press, ), and he has published numerous articles and book chapters analyzing campaigns for human rights : Walker, James W.

Race, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: Historical Case Studies. The Osgoode Society, Toronto, ON, Canada, Cloth hardcover, fine, as new, in a fine dust jacket. Internally clean. * Four cases in which the legal issue was race - that of a Chinese restaurant owner who was fined for employing a white woman; a black.

"Race," Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada Historical Case Studies by James W. St.G. Walker. are intimately examined to explore the role of the Supreme Court of Canada and the law in the racialization of Canadian society.

With painstaking research into contemporary attitudes and practices, Walker demonstrates that Supreme. Law v Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration), [] 1 SCR is a leading Supreme Court of Canada decision. The ruling is notable because the court created the Law test, a significant new tool that has since been used by Canadian courts for determining the validity of equality right claims under section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Citations: [] 1 SCRCanLIIDLR (4th) 1, 43 CCEL (2d) 49, 60 CRR (2d) 1.

Interracial marriage in the United States has been fully legal in all U.S. states since the Supreme Court decision that deemed anti-miscegenation state laws unconstitutional, with many states choosing to legalize interracial marriage at much earlier dates. Anti-miscegenation laws have played a large role in defining racial identity and enforcing the racial hierarchy.

“Canada's lawmakers do not have a 'duty to consult' with ‘indigenous’ {aboriginal} people before introducing legislation that might affect constitutionally-protected ‘indigenous’ {aboriginal} and treaty rights, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Canada’s democratic system is comprised of three branches of government – the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary.

As Greene () argues in his Courts, the relationship between the Courts and democracy is somewhat paradoxical: judges are unelected and often intervene in the policy making of democratically elected politicians, yet democracy requires an independent .That book argues that the Supreme Court consolidated power by involving itself in every aspect of American life.

The starkest example is Bush v. Gore that decided the presidential election.Abraham L Davis and Barbara Luck Graham′s purpose is: to give an overview of the Supreme Court and its rulings with regard to issues of equality and civil rights; to bring law, political science and history into the discussion of civil rights and the Supreme Court; to incorporate the politically disadvantaged and the human component into the /5(4).