Grade Raising Assignment for Public Law Midterm Test

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Grade-Raising Assignment for Public Law I Midterm Test For students who received a grade lower than 60% in their midterm exam, the following grade-raising assignment is available. Only students who earned less than 60% can do this assignment. The nominal value of the assignment is 10%. However, the most you can earn by doing this assignment is 60% . The assignment can be handed in anytime up until the day of the final exam. The assignment requires you to describe in your own words the issues and outcome of the following Supreme Court of Canada case: Law Society of British Columbia v. Mangat , 2001 SCC 67, [2001] 3 S.C.R. 113. The case can be accessed at: Your case summary should be no longer than three typewritten pages (double- spaced)
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Unformatted text preview: . The summary must be written in your own words—that is, you cannot simply cut and paste various parts of the decision into your summary. Everything must be described in your own words. Your summary at a minimum must include the following information: 1. The parties involved in the case. 2. Any interveners? 3. The nature of the dispute. 4. The constitutional issues. 5. The initial outcome of the legal proceedings. 6. The outcome of the case at the provincial court of appeal. 7. The outcome of the case at the Supreme Court. 8. The constitutional basis of power each side in the dispute claimed. 9. The Supreme Court’s reasoning (ratio decidendi). Finally, conclude your case summary with a speculation as to why the appellant initiated these legal proceedings in the first place....
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