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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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R. v. Appulonappa

27 November 2015 | Judicial Body: Canada: Supreme Court | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Constitutional law - Criminal justice - Immigration law - Right to liberty and security - Smuggling of persons - Tamil | Countries: Canada - Sri Lanka

Y v. Canada

7 August 2015 | Judicial Body: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) - Right to liberty and security - Right to life | Countries: Canada - Sri Lanka

Canada (Prime Minister) v. Khadr

This document is subject to editorial revision before its reproduction in final form in the Canada Supreme Court Reports. On appeal from a judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal (Nadon, Evans and Sharlow JJ.A.), 2009 FCA 246.

29 January 2010 | Judicial Body: Canada: Supreme Court | Topic(s): Constitutional law - Jurisdiction - Prison or detention conditions - Right to liberty and security | Countries: Canada

Charkaoui v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)

On appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal.

26 June 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Supreme Court | Topic(s): Constitutional law - Criminal justice - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Right to justice - Right to liberty and security - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Canada - Morocco

Charkaoui c. Canada (Citoyenneté et Immigration)

En appel de la Cour d’appel fédérale.

26 June 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Supreme Court | Topic(s): Constitutional law - Criminal justice - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Right to justice - Right to liberty and security - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Canada - Morocco

Panchalingam Nagalingam v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

On appeal from the Federal Court of Canada: 2007 FC 229, [2008] 1 F.C.R. 87.

24 April 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court of Appeal | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Complementary forms of protection - Convention refugee - Deportation / Forcible return - Non-refoulement - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Standard of proof - Tamil | Countries: Canada - Sri Lanka

Panchalingam Nagalingam c. Canada (Ministre de la citoyenneté et de l'immigration)

On appeal from the Federal Court of Canada: 2007 CF 229, [2008] 1 R.C.F. 87.

24 April 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court of Appeal | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Complementary forms of protection - Convention refugee - Deportation / Forcible return - Non-refoulement - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Standard of proof - Tamil | Countries: Canada - Sri Lanka

Canadian Council for Refugees, Canadian Council of Churches, Amnesty International and John Doe v. Her Majesty the Queen

Application for judicial review challenging the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America for Cooperation in the Examination of Refugee Status Claims from Nationals of Third Countries, also known as the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA). The judgment was further appealed before the Federal Court of Appeal: 2008 FCA 229.

29 November 2007 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Equality before the law - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Safe third country - Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations | Countries: Canada - Colombia

Conseil canadien pour les réfugiés, Conseil canadien des églises, Amnistie internationale et M Untel c. Sa Majesté la Reine

Application for judicial review challenging the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America for Cooperation in the Examination of Refugee Status Claims from Nationals of Third Countries, also known as the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA). The judgment was further appealed before the Federal Court of Appeal: 2008 CAF 229.

29 November 2007 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Equality before the law - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Safe third country - Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations | Countries: Canada - Colombia

Charkaoui c. Canada (Citoyenneté et Immigration)

On appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal.

23 February 2007 | Judicial Body: Canada: Supreme Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Criminal justice - Deportation / Forcible return - Equality before the law - Immigration Detention - Right to liberty and security - Right to life | Countries: Canada

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