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Estey, The Hon. Willard Z.
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The Charter of Rights. The purpose of the Charter of Rights. An overview of the Charter of Rights with regard to the judicial system. The Charter of Rights from English Common Law. The effect of the communications and information explosion on the freedom vs. privacy issue. The history and evolution of the jury trial. What is "expression?" How courts can protect the fairness of a trial. A brief comparison of the American and Canadian judicial systems and how they handle freedom of the press. What a system of justice should do.