Grégoire Webber is Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law at Queen's University and Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is Executive Director of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute, which provides free advocacy advice to counsel appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Articles by this author

The faulty received wisdom around the notwithstanding clause

(This article has been translated into French.) Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms has often been described, including by the Supreme Court of Canada, as an “override provision” that allows legislation to override Charter rights and freedoms. According to received wisdom, the …

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Une idée reçue sur la disposition dérogatoire

(Cet article a été traduit de l'anglais.) L’article 33 de la Charte canadienne des droits et libertés a souvent été décrit, notamment par la Cour suprême du Canada, comme formant une « disposition dérogatoire » qui permet aux …

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