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The Judiciary Planning Ahead: No class on 4 April (I am at a conference) M: Charter 2 nd Lecture W: Course & Final Exam Overview Do you want sections next week or not? Turnitin.com: Please don’t forget Final exam: 22 April 2008 at SRC A i. Academic hardship – check your timetables ii. Learning accommodations – please get forms to me before the end of class
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The Judiciary What is the Charter of Rights? Part 1 of the CA 1982 Offers constitutional guarantees of / for Fundamental freedoms Democratic rights Legal rights Mobility rights Linguistic rights
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The Judiciary What are Charters of Rights, generally? Protection from arbitrary exercise of governmental power Key idea behind U.S. Bill of Rights Enforce balance between power of majority & minority rights Contrast with human rights code Constitutions constrain states / governments HR codes constrain behaviour of private actors (e.g., employers)
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2010 for the course ARTS 200 taught by Professor Gill during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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