The Canadian Constitution

The Canadian Constitution

by Adam Dodek


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The Canadian Constitution by Adam Dodek

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459709317
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 05/14/2013
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

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.

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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