It is extraordinary and unprecedented that a federal political party would want to wage, as part of its re-election campaign, a war on niqab-wearing Muslim women. The sequence of events that led up to the recent Federal Court of Appeal decision suggest that events played out exactly as Conservative strategists planned or, at least, as they would have wished.
Professor of Law, University of Toronto
David Schneiderman is Professor of Law at the University of Toronto where he teaches courses on Canadian and U.S. constitutional law and on international investment law and law and globalization. <br> <br> He has authored numerous articles and edited several books on Canadian and comparative constitutional law and constitutionalism and globalization, and recently authored <em>Constitutionalizing Economic Globalization: Investment Rules and Democracy's Promise</em> (Cambridge University Press, 2008). <br> <br> Professor Schneiderman has been Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the New School for Social Research and the School of Law, Columbia University.
Academic discourse is mostly known for being either one of two things -- dry as toast or stinging as nettles -- all in the
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'It was not our job to get in the course of justice,' Murdoch testified. Qualification for continued employment at a news organization, however, calls for something more than non-criminal behaviour.
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