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Fundamental freedoms and rights (Quebec Charter of Human Rights (Charter))

Fundamental freedoms and rights:

- juridical personality (s.1)

- assistance (s.2)

- fundamental freedoms (s.3)

- dignity, honour, reputation (s.4)

- private life (s.5)

- property (s.6)

- home (s.7)

- confidential info / professional secrecy (s.9)

- reasonable limits (s.9.1)

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Equal recognition and exercise of rights (Quebec Charter of Human Rights (Charter))

- discrimination (s.10)

- harassment (s.10.1)

- signs / symbols / notice (s.11)

- goods and services (s.12)

- contractual clauses (s.13)

- public place (s.15)

- employment (s.16,18.1,20)

- criminal record (s.18.2)

- equal salary (s.19)

- risk determination factors (s.20.1)

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Special and interpretative previsions (Quebec Charter of Human Rights (Charter))

damages:
=> compensation (s.49 1st paragraph)
=>punitive (s.49 2nd paragraph)

- other laws (s. 52)

- intent of Charter (s. 53)

- binds the State (s. 54)

- jurisdiction of Quebec (s.55)

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Civil Code of Quebec (CCQ)

Enjoyment and exercise of civil rights.

- good faith (CCQ s.6)
- reasonable manner (CCQ s.7)
- renounce (CCQ s.8)
- public order (CCQ s.9)

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Legal principles

- Affirmative action

- Reverse discrimination

6

How to analyze a court case

- Names of parties

- Facts of case

- Legal issues in dispute

- Position of each party

- Court judgment (decision and reasons)

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CASES TO REVIEW:

- Commission Scolaire Marguerite Bourgeoys v. Singh Multani: Quebec CA

- Multani v. Commission Scolaire Marguerite Bourgeoys: Supreme Court of Canada

- B.C.Government and Service Employees’ Union v. Government of the Province of B.C

- Therrien v. Min. of Justice

- Syndicat Northcrest v. Anselem

- Grutter v. Bollinger (Michigan law school)