Canadian Law And Politics

You are required to submit a research paper of 3000-3500 words (10-12 pages) by Nov 18, 2019. Your paper should be typed using a 12-point font and double-spaced, with a minimum of 1-inch margins. The paper must analyze a problem or issue related to the development and/or enforcement of Canadian law relating to rights and freedoms, using independent research from several academic sources. The paper should not simply be descriptive, but analytical, and it should deal with the political aspects of the issue in question. You are encouraged to discuss your topic and paper with the instructor or the teaching assistant.
Some Paper Ideas
You are not restricted to these, and in most cases, it will be necessary to narrow the suggested theme below to turn it into a proper thesis statement or argument (i.e., a question to be answered).
 Theories of judicial review and constitutional interpretation
 Critical analysis of one or more important Charter decisions
 The relationship between the Charter and human rights legislation
 The implications of constitutionally-entrenching social rights
 Ideological critiques (communitarian, marxist, feminist, etc.) of contemporary judicial review
 Individual vs. collective rights
 Judicial review and the resolution of divisive moral issues
 Remedies for violations of Charter rights
 The Charter and the administration of criminal justice
 Interest groups and Charter litigation
 Alternatives to judicial enforcement of rights and freedoms
 Analysis of a particular Supreme Court Justice’s approach to Charter interpretation  Analysis of winners and losers in Charter cases
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