Dalhousie Law Journal


contitutional law, government powers, individual rights, civil liberties, legal history, constitutional theory


Contemporary legal culture spends a great deal of energy in generating arguments about constitutional law. Typically, such arguments concern the determination of the content of constitutional clauses which define the meaning and extension of governmental powers, individual rights and civil liberties, the allocations of power among different departments of government, or among local and supra-local spheres of government, and so forth.