Lorraine Snyder, Author at LawNow Magazine

Right to Counsel Includes Access to Counsel

Introduction The right to counsel upon arrest is a constitutionally protected right under section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. On July 18, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the importance of this right in the case of R v Taylor (Taylor). In this case, the police did not provide an […]

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Lorraine Snyder
Lorraine Snyder is a law student at the University of Alberta.
 

Democratic Governance: The Constitution and Canada’s Branches of Government

Introduction Canada is a “constitutional monarchy,” which is a form of government where monarchs act as the political heads of state but their powers are kept within the boundaries of that country’s constitution. [1] In Canada, the monarch is the Queen. At the time of Confederation, the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act), as […]

Authors:

Lorraine Snyder
Lorraine Snyder is a law student at the University of Alberta.
 

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