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A Trump Presidency’s Cost to the Courts

Tuesday’s historic elections results have Americans reeling. Many are having to consider the unthinkable: Will the wall actually be built? Is climate change a forgotten imminent threat? What is the future of gun control? Do I still have…



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Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois: The Supreme Court Re-affirms that Injunctive Relief is an Exceptional Punishment

In a 6:3 ruling, the Supreme Court has upheld the Québec Court of Appeal’s ruling, acquitting CLASSE spokesperson, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, of the contempt charge brought against him. Student and private citizen, Jean-François Morasse, brought the…



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Requête irrecevable d’un parti étiqueté néo-nazi: une décision de la Cour européenne plus qu’attendue

Ce 27 octobre, la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme (ci-après « CEDH ») rendait sans surprise une décision d’irrecevabilité à la requête déposée par le Parti  national-démocratique de l’Allemagne (Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands, ci-après « NPD ») contre le…




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Fighting Terrorism and F-Bombs

Earlier this year, a Halifax man was arrested and charged with public profanity after using expletives to express his views on Bill C-51, the (then) Conservative Government’s anti-terrorism legislation. He was participating in a public demonstration…