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  Division of Powers cases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In this case, the Supreme Court of Canada was to determine whether the licensing and registration provisions of the Firearms Act are intra vires the federal government as per s.91 (27) of the Constitution Act, 1867.
The Supreme Court of Canada was to determine whether or not this legislation is ultra vires the province as being pith and substance criminal legislation.
The Supreme Court of Canada was to determine whether or not the restriction on the part of the province of the political activity of provincial civil servants and Crown employees in federal elections was ultra vires the province.
www.cnfs-rcef.net /partners/dalhousie/dopcases.htm   (1222 words)

  
 The Supreme Court of Canada - Studies on the Canadian Constitution and Canadian Federalism - Quebec History
The Supreme Court of Canada was established in 1875 under the authority of s.101 of the Constitution Act, 1867.
However, as it has come to be applied, the jurisdiction of the court extends to civil, criminal and constitutional matters arising from both federal and provincial laws in a manner that parallels the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of the United States.
The judges of the Supreme Court of Canada are appointed by the Governor-General in Council (the federal government) and hold office during good behaviour with compulsory retirement at age 75.
www2.marianopolis.edu /quebechistory/federal/scc.htm   (1287 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Canada - Frequently Asked Questions
The Court is composed of 9 judges: the Chief Justice and eight puisne judges.
The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of Canada and eight puisne Judges appointed by the Governor in Council from among superior court judges or from among barristers of at least ten years' standing at the Bar of a province or territory.
In criminal cases, there is an automatic right of appeal where an acquittal has been set aside in the provincial court of appeal or where one judge in the provincial court of appeal dissents on a question of law.
www.scc-csc.gc.ca /faq/faq/index_e.asp   (3392 words)

  
 List of Supreme Court of Canada cases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of Supreme Court of Canada cases (Richards Court through Fauteux Court): This list includes cases from the formation of the Court on April 8, 1875, through to the retirement of Gérald Fauteux on December 23, 1973.
List of Supreme Court of Canada cases (McLachlin Court): This list includes cases from the elevation to Chief Justice of Beverley McLachlin on January 12, 2000, to the present.
List of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council cases
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Supreme_Court_of_Canada_cases   (560 words)

  
 List of Canada-related topics : QuicklyFind Info
List of Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada
List of elections in the Province of Canada
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada
www.quicklyfind.com /info/List_of_Canada-related_topics.htm   (88 words)

  
 Supreme Court Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
At least three of the judges shall be appointed from among the judges of the Court of Appeal or of the Superior Court of the Province of Quebec or from among the advocates of that Province.
The Court may be convened at any time by the Chief Justice or, in the event of the absence or illness of the Chief Justice, by the senior puisne judge, in such manner as is prescribed by the rules of Court.
The Court may, in its discretion, order the payment of the costs of the court appealed from, of the court of original jurisdiction, and of the appeal, or any part thereof, whether the judgment is affirmed, or is varied or reversed.
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/S-26/text.html   (4796 words)

  
 The Supreme Court of Canada's Powley Decision - Frequently Asked Questions - Federal Interlocutor for Métis and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The case was appealed up to the Supreme Court of Canada, which ruled in favour of the Powleys in September 2003.
Supreme Court decisions in a series of cases have served to clarify these rights, and have established legal tests to determine the scope and content of Aboriginal rights, and which groups hold them.
To clarify the long-term implications of the Supreme Court's decision, federal, provincial and territorial governments, along with Métis organizations and other stakeholders, are working toward a common understanding of the issues involved.
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca /interloc/pow_e.html   (1192 words)

  
 SCC Privacy Cases from Mathew-Englander.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This is an annotated list of notable Supreme Court of Canada cases related to information and privacy law.
Canada (Attorney General), [2002] 3 S.C.R. This case concerns the criteria and procedure for certification of documents under s.
The Court held that the Act is ‘quasi-constitutional’ legislation.
www.mathew-englander.ca /scc-cases.htm   (376 words)

  
 E Law: Supreme Court of Canada's cases on the Internet via SGML
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) is the highest level the Canadian judiciary and its decisions cannot be appealed, making them the mandatory object of constant reference and study for the whole of the Canadian legal community.
Although part of this corpus was batch-processed, Court decisions are generally published most weeks on Thursday morning, within an hour of their having been made available by the Supreme Court.
But when the Supreme Court changed its word processor, the processing had to be altered and a good part of the automation was lost.
www.murdoch.edu.au /elaw/issues/v4n3/poul43.html   (6750 words)

  
 The Supreme Court of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration), [1999] 1 S.C.R. In the present case, the first two elements of that test are clearly satisfied.
Canada, [1992] 2 S.C.R., held that a delayed declaration is appropriate where an immediate declaration of invalidity harms those who rightly benefit from a legislative regime, while extending nothing to those who are improperly excluded from it.
This Court is not in a position to determine whether the asked-for change of surname is in the best interests of the children and, absent the consent of both parents, this surely must be considered before an order to change the surname can be made.
www.fathers.ca /the_supreme_court_of_canada.htm   (6182 words)

  
 Aboriginal Law and Legislation Online
After the case proceeded over the course of 7 years through the BC Court of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada, the actual decision of the Court is that there must be a new trial.
The Court held that Aboriginal rights, including any asserted right to self-government, must be looked at in light of the specific circumstances of each case and, in particular, in light of the specific history and culture of the aboriginal group claiming the right.
The Court confirmed the unwritten adhesion to the Treaty and held that the claimants had a Treaty claim to unfulfilled Treaty obligations which the Crown, as a fiduciary, was bound to honour.
www.bloorstreet.com /300block/ablawleg.htm   (5873 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Supreme Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Justice Marshall Rothstein was appointed to the Federal Court of Canada in 1992, 26 years after graduating from the University of Manitoba with a law degree.
Rothstein was on a short list of Supreme Court nominees put together for the government of Paul Martin before the Jan. 23, 2006, federal election.
One of the first cases on the agenda is the federal government's reference to the court on the highly controversial issue.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/supremecourt/nominees.html   (1484 words)

  
 Charter Equality Rights: Interpretation of Section 15 in Supreme Court of Canada Decisions (BP-402E)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Canada (Secretary of State)(32), the Court affirmed that, although section 15 does not apply retroactively, determinations of retroactivity depend on characterization of circumstances of individual cases, including whether their most relevant feature is a past event or a current condition resulting from it.
Canada (Secretary of State), [1997] 1 S.C.R.  The determining role of the human dignity concept  for purposes of section 15 analysis was confirmed in Law v.
Canada (Attorney General), [2004]  1 S.C.R. 76, 2004 SCC 4, both of which involved unsuccessful claims of discrimination on the basis of age.  In other cases in which the enumerated ground was age, however, the Court found section 15 infringements on the basis of little analysis:  see McKinney v.
www.parl.gc.ca /information/library/PRBpubs/bp402-e.htm   (6241 words)

  
 SUPREME COURT OF CANADA //   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Canadian Supreme Court recently ruled that Canada cannot extradite people without seeking assurances they will not face the death penalty in the country to which they are sent.
Supreme Court decisions are all based on the Canadian Charter of Rights -- a socialist document written for "everyone" in the world and not specifically for Canadians.
This is the same Supreme Court that allowed homosexual marriages, a change in the definition of spouse, Indians to fish out of season while fellow Canadians look on, and kiddie porn.
jamesbredin.tripod.com /numberfour/id10.html   (4409 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Canada - Decisions -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This service is provided through a collaborative effort of the Supreme Court of Canada and the LexUM laboratory in University of Montreal's Faculty of Law.
With some exceptions from between 1985 and 1988, the collection includes all judgments rendered by the Supreme Court of Canada since 1985.
Canada (Minister of Justice), 2006 SCC 39 (September 8, 2006)
scc.lexum.umontreal.ca   (84 words)

  
 Architecture of the Supereme Court of Canada - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Originally, when court cases were appealed they were heard by a committee in London, England.
Even after the Canadian Parliament formed the Supreme Court, matters could still be appealed to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London until 1933 for criminal cases, and 1949 for civil matters.
At the time, court sessions were held in a borrowed committee room in the House of Commons.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /CA/ON/OttawaSupCo.html   (783 words)

  
 LII Supreme Court Collection: Historic decisions
If you are not sure of a case name, you may wish to search the entire collection using a portion of the name or a key word or phrase likely to be used in it.
Clicking on these search links will tell you if that is true of a case in which you are interested and allow you to see exactly how the case is being used.
Inspect the results with some care; the search is a simple one and may yield "chaff" along with "wheat" -- that is, instances where the volume and page numbers of the citation and name of one of the parties are being used in other contexts.
supct.law.cornell.edu /supct/cases/name.htm   (2134 words)

  
 B'nai Brith Canada wins in landmark supreme court caseonreligious freedoms
The Court did draw on freedom of religion jurisprudence under the Canadian Charter and clearly would apply its substantive conclusions about the nature of freedom of religion in the context of the Canadian Charter in future cases.
State action was an indirectly contentious issue in the Court's opinions; one Justice, at least, emphasized this point in dissenting.
The High Court has upheld B'nai Brith's argument > >>that State should not be the final arbiter of religious dogma.
lists.ucla.edu /pipermail/religionlaw/2004-July/017132.html   (351 words)

  
 NY State Sup Court Library
Guide to Ontario Courts Includes Court of Appeal judgments and endorsements, 1998 to present; judges directories and rules of court for the Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice; Family Law rules and forms as well as fine schedules for the lower courts.
Supreme Court of the United States Contains docket and court rules, information for visitors and those who wish to plead a case before the nation's highest court, as well as links to bench opinions and term decisions.
Tax Court opinions and memoranda searchable by petitioner's name, date or judge from January 1999 and summary opinions from January 2001, court forms, rules and fee schedules, plus everything you need to know about the court in plain English.
www.courts.state.ny.us /8jd/NYSSCLawLib/Biglist.htm   (3468 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Canada - Employment Opportunities
External recruitment for the Supreme Court of Canada is coordinated centrally by the Public Service Commission.
Whether you are a student or an experienced professional, the PSC site will provide you with details on the various employment opportunities and programs in the Public Service.
This site provides a list of all jobs open to public servants in all federal government departments and in some agencies and crown corporations.
www.scc-csc.gc.ca /aboutcourt/Employment/index_e.asp   (107 words)

  
 CanLII - Canadian Legal Information Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Supreme Court of Canada - Applications for Leave
We apologise for the inconveniences this may cause.
Two hundred Supreme Court of Canada decisions prior to 1985 have been digitized and published on CanLII.
www.canlii.org /index_en.html   (93 words)

  
 Indianz.Com > News > Canada's Supreme Court takes Native logging cases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Supreme Court of Canada announced on Thursday it would hear an appeal over the logging rights of First Nations.
The Supreme Court has ruled in the past that Native fishing and hunting can take place on Crown land.
Supreme Court to hear native logging cases (CBC 4/29)
www.indianz.com /News/2004/001560.asp   (302 words)

  
 Kansas Judicial Branch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Search engine software is made available in part through the generous support of the Kansas Bar Foundation.
The Kansas Courts, The Open Records Act, and You...
Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas - Full text w/o annotations.
www.kscourts.org   (258 words)

  
 Toronto Lawyers | Ottawa Lawyers | Ontario Attorneys | Canadian Lawyers: Heydary Hamilton PC
Supreme Court of Canada Affirms the Paramount Importance of Privacy.
Court of Appeal for Ontario Releases Decision in Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. v.
Federal Court of Appeal Interprets PIPEDA in Englander v.
www.heydary.com   (1928 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Canada - Related Items - MSN Encarta
Supreme Court of Canada - Related Items - MSN Encarta
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encarta.msn.com /related_1741500815_12.3.0/Blake_Edward.html   (37 words)

  
 Mapleleafweb.com: Research - Supreme Court of Canada Charter Summaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mapleleafweb.com: Research - Supreme Court of Canada Charter Summaries
Welcome to the Mapleleafweb.com's Canadian Supreme Court Charter Decision Summary and Research Resource.
We are still placing a lot of the charter summaries on the site, and certain sections have yet to be completed.
www.mapleleafweb.com /scc/public3   (68 words)

  
 Redirection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Judgements of the Supreme Court of Canada website architecture has been modified and the document that you have requested is now available at:
You will be automatically redirected to the new address in 5 seconds.
In order to avoid this message in the future, please update the hyperlinks towards the prior website.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/en/pub/1998/vol1/html/1998scr1_0493.html   (112 words)

  
 Supreme Court - Case Citation Finder - 1863-1889 Terms (1 Wall.-136 U. S.)
Supreme Court - Case Citation Finder - 1863-1889 Terms (1 Wall.-136 U. 1863-1889 Terms (1 Wall.-136 U. 1984-2005 Terms (469-545 U. 1971-1983 Terms (404-468 U. 1949-1970 Terms (338-403 U. 1926-1948 Terms (272-337 U. 1907-1925 Terms (207-271 U. 1890-1906 Terms (137-206 U. 1863-1889 Terms (1 Wall.-136 U. 1790-1862 Terms (1 Dall.-2 Black)
District Court of Plymouth Cty., 134 U. McCormick Harvesting Machine Co. v.
New Brunswick and Canada R. Co., 115 U. Pirie v.
www.supremecourtus.gov /opinions/casefinder/casefinder_1863-1889.html   (4302 words)

  
 List of Supreme Court of Canada cases (Dickson Court) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of Supreme Court of Canada cases (Dickson Court)
This is a chronological list of notable cases decided by the Supreme Court of Canada from Brian Dickson's appointment as Chief Justice on April 18, 1984 to his retirement on June 30, 1990.
[1989] 1 S.C.R. General Motors of Canada Ltd. v.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Supreme_Court_of_Canada_cases_(Dickson_Court)   (338 words)

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