Church, state, and charter: Canada's hidden establishment clause

Patrick, Jeremy (2006) Church, state, and charter: Canada's hidden establishment clause. Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law, 14 (1). pp. 25-52. ISSN 1073-192X

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The thesis of this article is that the judiciary in Canada has successfully used the guarantee of individual religious freedom in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to achieve a similar level of neutrality towards religion as the United States Supreme Court has reached using the Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution. This article compares Canadian and American caselaw on topics such as Sunday Closing laws, school and legislative prayer, and more

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Law
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2013 01:39
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2013 01:23
Uncontrolled Keywords: establishment clause; religious freedom; Charter of Rights; separation of church and state
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180108 Constitutional Law
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180106 Comparative Law
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society

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