The Canadian Constitution

Paperback | April 27, 2013

byAdam Dodek

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The first-ever primer on Canada's Constitution for anyone who wants to understand the supreme body of law in the land.

The Canadian Constitution makes Canada's Constitution readily accessible to readers for the first time. It includes the complete text of the Constitution Acts of 1867 and 1982 as well as a glossary of key terms, a short history of the Constitution, and a timeline of important constitutional events. The Canadian Constitution also explains how the Supreme Court of Canada works and describes the people and issues involved in leading constitutional cases.

Author Adam Dodek, a law professor at the University of Ottawa, provides the only index to the Canadian Constitution as well as fascinating facts about the Supreme Court and the Constitution that have never been published before. This book is a great primer for those coming to Canada's Constitution for the first time as well as a useful reference work for students and scholars.

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The first-ever primer on Canada's Constitution for anyone who wants to understand the supreme body of law in the land. The Canadian Constitution makes Canada's Constitution readily accessible to readers for the first time. It includes the complete text of the Constitution Acts of 1867 and 1982 as well as a glossary of key terms, a shor...

Adam Dodek is an award-winning law professor at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law. He teaches and writes about the Canadian Constitution and the Supreme Court of Canada and has worked at the Supreme Courts of Canada and Israel and the U.S. Court of Appeals. Adam lives in Ottawa.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.2 inPublished:April 27, 2013Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1459709314

ISBN - 13:9781459709317

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Table of Contents

Foreword by [TBD]
Introduction
Glossary of Key Terms
A Short History of the Canadian Constitution
The Constitution Act, 1867
The Constitution Act, 1982
The Supreme Court of Canada
Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada
Leading Constitutional Cases
Key Dates in Canadian Constitutional History
Interesting Facts about the Constitution and the Supreme Court
Additional Sources on the Constitution of Canada
Index to the Constitution Acts, 1867 and 1982

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.a valuable resource for scholars and students alike. - Resource Links