3 edition of Some aspects of Canadian constitutionalism found in the catalog.
Some aspects of Canadian constitutionalism
Ivan C. Rand
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Ivan C. Rand.|
|Series||The Oliver Wendell Holmes lectures,, 1960, Harvard Law School. Occasional pamphlet no. 2, Occasional pamphlet (Harvard Law School) ;, no. 2.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 33 p.|
|Number of Pages||33|
|LC Control Number||75303708|
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Responsable Person: Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. Publication Date: in some ways, as an American-style constitution. At the same time, it is clear that British concepts of constitutionalism abound in Canadian thought, and statements to this effect can be found throughout the writings of Canadian constitutional authorities.
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