Supreme Court of Canada

    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Canada Supreme Court System

    The Highest Court and Final Court of Appeal in Canadian justice system build up the Supreme Court of Canada. The Supreme Court offers permission to over 40 litigants of appeal decisions annually that are rendered by the federal, provincial, and territorial appellate courts. The court gives the ultimate expression of the decision and application of the Canadian law. Besides, the lower courts abide by these decisions. The Supreme Court was created by an act of parliament in 1875. There are cases, where a party might have its appeal, heard by the court of appeal automatically, but; in most cases, the court hears the appeal when a leave to appeal is granted. What is more, the appeals that court takes into the consideration include issues that…

    Words: 1934 - Pages: 8
  • Supreme Court Power In Canada

    The supreme court of Canada exists to provide an unbiased body ensuring that the laws of the land uphold the rights and freedoms of the Charter. Though the Supreme Court acts as a system of checks and balances on the executive power of Canada, at what point does the system of the court give the judiciary too great a level of power? When acknowledging the constitutions and legislature in which the Supreme Court justices gain and hold their power, s. 1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and…

    Words: 1470 - Pages: 6
  • Should Judges Make Law

    It is based on the Latin Maxim Stare Decisis, which means to stand by the decided, but only if the facts before the judges are the same or similar. Precedent is a rigid system as a decision by a higher court in an earlier case, must be followed by a lower court in a later, similar case, so there is no scope for judicial creativity. In order for precedent to later, similar case, so there is no scope for judicial creativity. In order for precedent to operate it is necessary for there to be a court…

    Words: 1958 - Pages: 8
  • Supreme Court Justice Analysis

    A Legal and Ethical Analysis of the Appointment of Supreme Court Justices in the Constitution Act of 1867 The legal and ethical issues regarding the appointment of Supreme Court Justices will be examined within the context of the Constitution Act of 1867. The issue of Judicature (Section VII) in the Constitution defines the role of the governor General in the appointment of Supreme Court Justices under the guidance of the Queen’s government. In recent times, the Prime minister can provide…

    Words: 1265 - Pages: 5
  • Grassy Narrows First Land Case Study

    is a result of the historical development that transpired when European colonizers decided to claim land ownership over Canada. In the process of acquiring sovereignty over territories, the British Crown infringed on the land rights of Aboriginal people. The Europeans took complete control over the land by depriving Aboriginal people’s right to self-determination and land. The Canadian government has recently come to recognize past injustices and abuses against Aboriginal people. However, there…

    Words: 1652 - Pages: 7
  • The R Vs. Feeney Case Study

    on private property it must comply with the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Now, police must exercise their power to enter private houses to arrest a suspect under Feeney warrants. This may or may not give the accused an advantage, because if there is no more evidence to the prove the crime of the guilty, the person can walk free. However, if there is more evidence like in the Feeney case then they will no matter what be punished. This impacts Canadians in a positive and negative way as well; if…

    Words: 1118 - Pages: 5
  • Case Of Not Criminally Responsible On Account Of Mental Dilemma

    For an individual to be blameworthy and criminally responsible for their actions, the accused person must have committed the actus reus and the mens rea. In the case of the accused pleading Not Criminally Responsible on Account of Mental Disorder (NCRMD), the court focuses on whether the accused had the mens rea while committing the alleged offence (Verdun-Jones, 2015). If the accused person did not know what he or she was doing was wrong, or did not appreciate the conduct or omission, the…

    Words: 1691 - Pages: 7
  • Rodriguez Vs. British Columbi Case Analysis

    Methodology Data collection and limitations Accessing the court cases was relatively easy. The Rodriguez v. British Columbia (1993) case and the appellant and intervener’s factum regarding the Lee Carter, et al. v. Attorney General of Canada, et al. (2014) case were downloaded from the website of the Canadian Supreme Court; the Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) (2012) case was accessed via the website of the British Columbia Supreme Court. The chosen dataset, however, has some flaws that need…

    Words: 1948 - Pages: 8
  • The Pros And Cons Of Drug Courts

    Drug courts are specialized courts, which is an alternative to criminal court, for offenders who have drug or alcohol dependency problems. When they were established in 1989, their main purpose was to help prevent overcrowding in prisons, by giving low risk drug offenders an alternative option (Fulkerson). A couple more reasons drug courts were brought into the picture were to keep court costs down and be able to provide the offenders with personalized treatment to help them overcome their drug…

    Words: 1212 - Pages: 5
  • Government Censorship

    way of forcing censorship by proxy is a decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan to initiate criminal prosecution of executives of an internet provider for their failure to ban cartoons of Prophet Mohammad published by a Danish Magazine “Jyllands-Posten”. (REFERENCE) In the same vein, in 2012 a Thai court convicted a forum In Thailand intermediaries can be held liable for defamatory comments moderator for his failure to censor a comment that was defamatory of royal family.⁠1 In the current…

    Words: 1824 - Pages: 8
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: