Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue) / Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue)

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Religious Institutions
Diana Ginn

Canada is a cultural mosaic, containing a broad range of different religious faiths and denominations. Spiritual organizations in a secular world, the religious institutions that support those faiths must also interact with the everyday world of law and legal obligation. Halsbury's Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue) examines the many points of intersection between law and religion in Canada, covering such topics as:

Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue)
Catherine Morin, B.Mus. (Hons.), LL.B.

Whether we travel on foot, by bicycle or any other mode, as soon as we enter upon a road we are affected by a complex web of common law decisions and legislation that shapes the privileges and responsibilities shared by road authorities and users alike. Halsbury's Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue) volume is an invaluable resource to understand the issues surrounding the use of roads, including what constitutes a roadway or highway, restrictions on use, access to highways, ownership, opening and closing of highways, the duties of municipal and provincial/territorial authorities to maintain highways and sidewalks, liability for damages (including slips and falls), and remedies for damages. Topics covered include:

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Table of Contents

Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue)
I. Constitutional Framework
II. Governance of Religious Institutions
III. Judicial Intervention in Decision Making by Religious Institutions
IV. Liability of Religious Institutions
V. Obligations and Liability Of Clergy
VI. Employment
VII. Human Rights
VIII. Property
IX. Family Law
X. Medical Treatment
XI. Faith Based Arbitration
XII. Religion and Municipal Government
XIII. Criminal Law
XIV. Taxation

Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue) I. Definitions
II. Use of Highway
III. Jurisdiction
IV. Opening and Closing of Highways
V. Repair, Maintenance and Improvement
VI. Remedies


Diana Ginn, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. & Catherine Morin, B.Mus (Hons.), LL.B.

Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue)

Diana Ginn, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., is a Professor at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. Her teaching areas have included: property law, administrative law, law and religion, alternative dispute resolution, public law, health law, and women and the law. Professor Ginn's research and writing interests cover a range of topics, including religion and the law, administrative law, aboriginal title, health care issues and gender issues. Her recent publications in the field of law and religion include: Legislators and Religious-Based Reasoning (co-authored with David Blaikie and Micah Goldstein) (2013) 21: 2 Constitutional Forum; Balancing Religious Freedom in a Multicultural Nation (2012) JURIST; The Legal Guide for Religious Institutions (co-authored with David Blaikie), (New York: Continuum, 2010); Legal Guide for Canadian Churches (co-authored with David Blaikie) Novalis Press, 2006 and Religious Discourse in the Public Square (co-authored with David Blaikie); 15: 1 (2006) Constitutional Forum.

Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue)

Catherine Morin, B.Mus. (Hons.), LL.B.,
is a legal researcher and writer for LexisNexis Canada, where she serves as the Supervising Editor, Supplementation for Halsbury's Laws of Canada. A former practitioner, Catherine has been responsible for re-structuring and overseeing the production of various digest products, including NetLetters™ and the Canadian Weekly Law Sheet, where her duties included editing and writing case law summaries spanning a broad range of legal topics. She is also author of several Halsbury's Laws of Canada titles, including Gifts, Debtor and Creditor and Mines and Minerals, and has served as a contributing editor on numerous others, including Infants and Children, Motor Vehicles and Youth Justice.

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