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Gender discrimination in the common law of domicile and the application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsDownload
A married woman must take her husband's domicile at common law. This rule exists in five of Canada's provinces. It is argued that the rule violates the right to equality. It is further argued that, notwithstanding the Supreme Court's decision in Dolphin Delivery, the Charter must apply to common...
Introduction: Section 276 of the Criminal Code of Canada provided that, in a trial for sexual assault, the accused could not (other than in limited circumstances) adduce evidence of the sexual conduct of the complainant with persons other than the accused. The section was introduced1 as an...