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"Simply A Constitutional Legal Question?": Law, Religion And The Modern State, Benjamin L. Berger Sep 2015

"Simply A Constitutional Legal Question?": Law, Religion And The Modern State, Benjamin L. Berger

Benjamin L. Berger

Benjamin L. Berger, Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, on key questions about law, religion, and social change.


Introductory Remarks, Benjamin L. Berger, Jamie Cameron Sep 2015

Introductory Remarks, Benjamin L. Berger, Jamie Cameron

Benjamin L. Berger

Benjamin Berger and Jamie Cameron worked in partnership with the Osgoode Hall Law Journal to organize this Symposium on Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The papers were published in 2013 as a special issue of the Law Journal. The Symposium marked the 30th anniversary of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and Berger and Cameron constructed a program that invited critical, theoretical, and comparative reflection on the Charter by Canadian and non-Canadian scholars. Speakers included: Gavin Anderson (University of Glasgow); John Borrows (University of Minnesota); Sujit Choudhry (New York University); Rosalind Dixon (University of New South Wales); Avigail ...


New Modes In Old Orders: Crisis Government And The Written Constitution, Nomi Claire Lazar, Benjamin Berger Sep 2015

New Modes In Old Orders: Crisis Government And The Written Constitution, Nomi Claire Lazar, Benjamin Berger

Benjamin L. Berger

Nomi Claire Lazar, Associate Professor, Facult of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, explores the reasons for the evident contrast found in the American approach to prerogative power and the centrality of ‘writtenness’ in our understanding of constitutional government. Respondent: Benjamin Berger, Osgoode Hall Law School.