Intersection Video Goes Live!

Over the coming days and weeks the Intersection Blog will be posting videos on the subject of law and religion.  There will be two streams of videos.  First, will be “Intersection Moments” – these videos will be short – preferably in the 1 minute range however, they will occasionally get… More

Culture Shift: Challenging the Star in Ontario Law Society’s Constellation

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Ontario Law Society and Statement of Principles.

“If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation,” said Justice Robert Jackson, of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1943, “it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by… More

Bussey – National Post Op-Ed: Courts have no business reviewing religious decisions

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Wall v. JWs.

On November 2, the Supreme Court of Canada was asked to do something Canadian courts never do: review the solely religious decision of a church community. Until now, the courts have recoiled from getting involved in religious disputes—and for good reason. Read more here. More