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CharterPresentations

Grade12Law(CLN4U)

Instructions

1.
Forthisassignment,youwillworkinpairs.Yourobjective,asagroup,istoteacha
sectionoftheChartertoyourclassmatesANDillustrateitsapplicationtoaSupremeCourt
ruling.Presentationsshouldtakeabout15minuteseach.Youwillhavetimetoresearchyour
ChartersectionduringclassWeds,Thurs.

2.
Withyourpartner,readthesectionoftheCharteryouhavebeenassignedandensure
thateachofyouunderstanditwellenoughtoexplainittotheclass.Youcanfindacopyofthe
Charterintheappendixofthetext.YoursectionoftheCharterwillalsoberelatedtoa
landmarkcase.Useyourtextbookandotherelectronicresourcestodevelopyour
understandingofhowthiscaseraisedaconstitutionalchallengetolaw.

3.
Next,decidewhatthebestwayistoteachtheclassthisinformation(whatthesection
means+detailsofthelandmarkcase+currentcasebeingaddressedthatchallengesthis
sectionoftheCCRFaswell.).FeelfreetoincorporatemediasuchasYouTubevideosorCBC
archivestosupportthisaspectofyourpresentation.Presentationswillbetakeplaceon
TuesdayandWednesday.Inyourpresentationyouwillbeexpectedtoinclude:
a.
Thewordingofyoursection
b.
Anexplanationofunfamiliarterms
c.
Adescriptionofyoursection
d.
Applicationofalandmarkcasethatrelatestothissection
e.
AcurrentcasethatistacklingthissamesectionoftheCCRF

4.
NowforyourINDIVIDUALCOMPONENT:
a.
Goto
www.canlii.org
andfindaSupremeCourtcasetoillustratethekeypointsof
yoursection.Youwillprepareawrittenanalysisofyourcaseansweringthefollowing
questions:
i.
Whatisthecasetitleorcitation?
ii.
Whatarethefactsofthecase(criticalaspectsofthecase),includingthe
charge?
iii.
Whatsection(s)oftheCharterisinvolved?
iv.
Whatwasthecourtsrulinginthecase?
v.
Howdidthecourtjustifyitsdecision?
vi.
Doyouagreewiththecourtsruling?Whyorwhynot?

b.
Theduedateforthisportionofyourassignmentis_________________

Section

Topic

LandmarkCase

Assignedto...

Allrightsarenot
absolute.

Rv.Oakes

Mr.Selluski

Rv.BigDrugMart
(p.187-88)

Melissa

R.v.Zundel
(p.195-197)

Josh

2(a)

2(b)

Freedomof
Conscienceand
Religion
FreedomofThought,
Belief,Opinion,&
Expression

3,4and
5

DemocraticRightsof
Citizens

Sauvev.Attorney
GeneralofCanada
(p.200-201)

Rida

MobilityofCitizens

LawSocietyofUpper
Canadav.Skapinker
(p.202-203)

Alycia

RighttoLife

R.v.Morgentaler

Evan

RighttoLiberty

Rodriguezv.BC
AttorneyGeneral

Ryan

SecurityofthePerson ReEve(p.221-223)

Leanne

15(1)&
15(2)

EqualityRights

Darius
Veronica

Mv.H


CharterAssignment-Evaluation

PresentationEvaluation

Application:Researchprocess&preparation

Communication:Peerteaching-sharingofideas
-preparation,creativityandeffectiveness

Knowledge:Accuracyofinformation

/5
/10

/5
Total
/20

IndividualCaseAnalysis

Research&IdentificationofCase
/5

Thinking/Inquiry:Qualityofcaseanalysis

Communication:captureskeyideas,clearlycommunicates

/10

/10
Total
/25