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Using international law in Canadian courts

by Gibran van Ert

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Published by Kluwer Law International in The Hague, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Jurisdiction -- Canada,
    • International law -- Canada,
    • Conflict of laws -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementGibran van Ert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE8364 .E78 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3561644M
      ISBN 109041188940
      LC Control Number2002027461

        W ith all of the attention being paid to the United States Supreme Court nomination battle, one could be forgiven for overlooking the fact that our very own Supreme Court of Canada started a new term this month. And the court’s docket is already filling up with cases that raise consequential and difficult questions about matters as diverse of warrantless police searches, international law Author: Justin Safayeni.   It is hard to find a useful, up-to-date summary of the Canadian law of judicial review. This summary attempts in a scholarly way to fill that gap. It attempts to work at two levels: the level of basic concept and the level of detail. First, it describes the basic ordering concepts in the Canadian law Author: David Stratas.

      Co-authored by a university insurance law professor, whose work has been cited in Canadian appellate courts, this book helps readers grasp important insurance law concepts, enabling them to solve insurance legal problems that frequently arise in personal transactions, in the commercial world, and in the insurance sector. The Canadian legal system has its foundation in the English common law system, inherited from being a former colony of the United Kingdom and later a Commonwealth Realm member of the Commonwealth of legal system is bi-jurisdictional, as the responsibilities of public (includes criminal) and private law are separated and exercised exclusively by Parliament and the provinces.

      This book explains the procedural Law related to administration of Indian civil procedure. Also describes the procedure to be adopted in civil courts, and its principles may be applicable in other courts, like writ courts, and Tribunals to the extent the enactments establishing the Tribunals provide for g: Canadian courts. The Yearbook contains articles of lasting significance in the field of international legal studies, a notes and comments section, a digest of international economic law, a section on current Canadian practice in international law, a digest of important Canadian cases in the fields of public international law, private international law, and conflict of laws, a list of recent Canadian treaties, and book : Hardcover.


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