Books and Articles

Constitutional Law of Canada, 9th Ed.
(vol. I – Federalism and Aboriginal Peoples) was released September 2007. A sample chapter is available on this website.

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  Professor Magnet is the author of eighteen books.

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Research Resources

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Constitutional Law

Find general information on Canadian constitutional law and specific information on courses taught by Professor Joseph E. Magnet at the University of Ottawa.

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Professor Joseph E. Magnet

This website was conceived by Professor Joseph E. Magnet, a professor of law at the University of Ottawa.

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A. Basic Laws of Israel

This site provides the full text and links to summaries of the Basic Laws.

B. The Constitution

This site describes arguments for and against a Constitution and the Harari proposal. It provides context for the Basic Laws (see above).

C. The Knesset

Website of the Legislature of the State – provides information about members, committees, rules and procedures of the Knesset, elections and the state.

D. Israeli Government Portal

This site provides links to information on the history and government of Israel and to all of the Government Ministries as well as important Israeli institutions (e.g. Bank of Israeli, State Comptroller and Ombudsman, etc.).

E. Israeli Supreme Court

This site contains a searchable database of Israeli Supreme Court decisions as well as information about the judiciary (its legal authority and its history).

F. The Israel Democracy Institute

An independent, non-partisan “think-and-do tank” dedicated to strengthening the foundations of Israeli democracy. This site includes information on projects including drafting a constitution, increasing government openness, judicial and political reform.