Constitutional LawBook - 2017
The fifth edition of Constitutional Law representsa significant update of the fourth edition, published in 2013. During thisperiod, the Supreme Court of Canada has continued to develop the jurisprudencein all areas of constitutional law, including freedom of association,equality rights, Indigenous title, and inter-jurisdictional immunity. This bookincludes the complete text of the Canadian Constitution, includingexplanatory footnotes as consolidated by the federal Department of Justice.
Professor Monahan authored the first three editions of thistext, and invited Mr. Byron Shaw to join him as a co-author for the fourthedition. Mr. Padraic Ryan has now joined in this most recent revision. As withearlier editions, the aim of this text is to provide lawyers, academics, andlaw students with a general introduction to, and overview of, the basicelements of the Canadian Constitution. The authors discuss issues in sufficientdetail so that the book will be of value to lawyers who encounterconstitutional issues in their daily practice. Constitutional Law hasbeen cited with approval by provincial and territorial appellate courts, aswell as by the Supreme Court of Canada.