Screencast 1: Refresher on the Foundations of Canadian Public Law

Before delving into the minutiae of administrative law, it is important to situate the subject in the broader class of Canadian public law. This screencast briefly (and very superficially) traces a 1000 year history of Anglo-Canadian public law as a reminder of core doctrines such as parliamentary supremacy, rule of law, constitutionalism, and federalism. You may view the screencast here.

In class, we see if you can distinguish the applicable public law principles applicable (if any) in these hypotheticals.