Lots of ink has been spilled this week about the proposed Quebec secular values law that would prevent a large category of government workers from wearing "conspicuous" religious symbols. Like many others, I think the proposed law is deeply problematic. In reading and thinking about this issue, I've noticed some recurring questions. Below, I've gathered a few of them with my thoughts.
Carissima Mathen is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa. Her expertise is in constitutional and criminal law. A graduate of McGill, Osgoode Hall, and Columbia, Carissima was a constitutional litigator before taking up teaching. She often live tweets from the Supreme Court of Canada. Her website is www.carissimamathen.ca.
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