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Daniel Sheppard discusses the Bedford decision

March 04, 2014

Daniel Sheppard will participate in a panel discussion on “What the Bedford Decision Means for Constitutional Litigation”.

Held by the Civil Liberties & Human Rights sections of the Canadian Bar Association, the discussion will focus on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Canada v. Bedford. The topics to be covered include clarifying stare decisis after Bedford, the extent of deference to the trial judge’s findings of social, legislative and adjudicative facts, the role of intervenors, the interpretation of section 7 of the Charter, the legal restrictions on the legislative options open to Parliament in light of the Court’s decision, and what to expect from the SCC on these issues in the Carter case, scheduled to be heard in October 2014.

When:   Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Where:  20 Toronto Street, 2nd floor, Toronto
Time:     5:30 p.m.


Daniel Sheppard

Practice Areas

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law