Osgoode Hall Law Journal
civil liberties; constitutionalism; security; terrorism; government accountability; omnibus legislation; overbreadth; vagueness; Canada
This article assesses Canada's principal legal responses to the challenge presented by terrorism in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. A review of major federal anti-terrorism legislation reveals a legislative response that fundamentally violates core constitutional principles while failing to significantly enhance public safety.
W Wesley Pue, "The War On Terror: Constitutional Governance in a State of Permanent Warfare?" ([forthcoming in 2003]) 41 Osgoode Hall LJ 267.
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