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Constitutional Forum

Volume 28.2 (2019)
In this issue: Achieving Certainty in Treaties with Indigenous Peoples: Small Steps Towards Adopting Elements of Recognition; Constitutionalizing (In)justice: Treaty Interpretation and the Containment of Indigenous Governance; Infusing Reconciliation into the Sentencing Process.
Volume 28.1 (2019)
In this issue: What happens when the assumptions underlying our commitment to free speech no longer hold?; Constitution of Canada as Supreme Law: A New Definition; Senate Reform and the Political Safeguards of Canadian Federalism in Québec; The Original Living Tree
Volume 27.1 (2018)
This issue covers topics discussed at the Reconciliation: Wahkohtowin conference held in Edmonton, Alberta on September 22 and 23, 2017.
Volume 26.3 (2017)
Volume 26.3 - R v Jordan & unreasonable delay This issue includes perspectives on the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in R v Jordan. Was the Supreme Court right to change the law on the right to a speedy trial?
Volume 26.2 (2017)
SPECIAL ISSUE - Patriation Papers: A View From Saskatchewan This special issue of Constitutional Forum is a compilation of never-before-published notes and observations on meetings of the provincial and federal NDP leaders and between the provinces and the federal government
Volume 26.1 (2017)
Volume 26.1 - National Receivership Law; Atlantic Canada & Reference Re Supreme Court Act; Reforming Rowbotham & State-Funded Counsel This issue of the Forum includes articles on the evolution of national receivership law, the regional considerations in Supreme Court of
Volume 25.3 (2016)
SPECIAL ISSUE - The State of Canada's Constitutional Democracy This Special Issue of the Forum is a collection of articles presented at a Symposium held at the University of Toronto in February 2016 on “The State of Canada’s Constitutional Democracy”.
Volume 25.2 (2016)
SPECIAL ISSUE - 2015 Annual Constitutional Symposium Papers This Special Issue of the Forum is a compelling compilation of papers presented at the Annual Constitutional Symposium organized by the Centre for Constitutional Studies in October 2015. Articles can be read below. Trinity Western Law
Volume 25.1 (2016)
Volume 25.1 - Reflections on Federalism, Nationalism, and Distinctive Indigenous Identity; Comparing Canadian and Colombian Approaches to the Duty to Consult; Discussing Judicial Activism at Canadian and American Supreme Court Nomination Hearings This latest issue of the Forum includes the
Volume 24.2 (2015)
SPECIAL ISSUE - Time for Boldness on Senate Reform This Special Issue of the Forum is a compilation of seven papers presented at the "Time for Boldness on Senate Reform" conference  organized by the Centre for Constitutional Studies on March
Volume 24.1 (2015)
Volume 24.1 - Long-Gun Registry, Anti-Terror Laws, the Senate, and Defining a Quebec Judge This issue of the Forum includes articles on: why, from a constitutional stand point, Quebec should be allowed to keep the data from its long gun registry; a
Volume 23.4 (2014)
Does Quebec have the constitutional right to keep its long gun registry given Parliament's decision to abolish it? Three professors from Quebec - Cyr, Gaudreault-Desbiens and Daly - argue that it does and make a strong case for interpretation of Canada's Constitution based on cooperative federalism.
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