Category Archives: The Constitutional Issue

Unjust by Design Replayed – Post # 6: Professor Hart would not approve.

Another in the “Replayed” series. For the introduction to the series, see “Unjust by Design Replayed”, Post #1 below. In the passages quoted from Unjust by Design, footnotes are omitted and context-clarifying notes sometimes [added] INTRODUCTION One of the keystone principles of a democratic system of government is that each individual is entitled to “equality before the View Post

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Administrative Justice: SCC’s Refusal of Leave in SFL v. Saskatchewan – The Range of Possible Reasons (Post # 8 – The Leave Argument as Filed)

Introduction In his last post – Post #7, dated February 3, 2014 – the writer completed his description of each of the five reasons the Saskatchewan Attorney General presented to the Supreme Court as to why the unions’ applications for leave to appeal the Saskatchewan Court of Appeals’s decision in SFL v. Saskatchewan did not View Post

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Administrative Justice: SCC’s Refusal of Leave in SFL v. Saskatchewan – The Range of Possible Reasons (Post # 7 – Labour Board Not an Adjudicative Tribunal)

Preface For the context for this Post #7 in this series of posts, see the brief statement of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s findings of fact and its decision on the constitutional issue in “Post #1″ in this “The Constitution” category.  That post is dated December 19, 2013. Also, for an explanation as to why View Post

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Administrative Justice: SCC’s Refusal of Leave in SFL v. Saskatchewan – The Range of Possible Reasons (Post # 6 – “Societal Consensus” Against Independence)

Preface For the context for this Post #6 in this series of posts, see the brief statement of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s findings of fact and its decision on the constitutional issue in “Post #1″ in this “The Constitution” category.  That post is dated December 19, 2013. Also, for an explanation as to why View Post

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Administrative Justice: SCC’s Refusal of Leave in SFL v. Saskatchewan – The Range of Possible Reasons (Post # 5 – Independence Not in Fact an Issue?)

Preface For the context for this Post #5 in this series of posts, see the brief statement of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s findings of fact and its decision on the constitutional issue in “Post #1″ in this “The Constitution” category.  That post is dated December 19, 2013. Also, for an explanation as to why View Post

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Administrative Justice: SCC’s Refusal of Leave in SFL v. Saskatchewan – The Range of Possible Reasons (Post # 4 – MOOTNESS)

Preface For the context for this Post #4 in this series of posts, see the brief statement of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s findings of fact and its decision on the constitutional issue in “Post #1″ in this “The Constitution” category.  That post is dated December 19, 2013. Also, for an explanation of this series View Post

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Administrative Justice: SCC’s Refusal of Leave in the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board Case – The Range of Possible Reasons (The Constitutional Issue – Post # 2)

PREFACE On December 19, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the applications of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employee’s Union (SGEU) and the Saskatchewan Joint Board Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) for leave to appeal the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s decision in SFL v. Saskatchewan (Attorney General), 2013 SKCA 61 (CanLII). The applications View Post

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Administrative Justice – APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL DISMISSED (the Constitutional Issue, Post # 1)

NEWS The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the Saskatchewan Government and General Employee’s Union’s application for leave to appeal the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s decision in SFL v. Saskatchewan (Attorney General), 2013 SKCA 61 (CanLII). COMMENT Some indication of the possible implications for the administrative justice system of the Court’s dismissal of this application for View Post

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