Analyzing charter cases

Analyzing Charter Cases
1. Does the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms apply? How?
2. Has a Charter right or freedom been infringed?
3. Does the reasonable limits clause justify the infringement?
4. If not, is there a remedy provided under section 24?
Case: _______________________________________________________________
1. What right or freedom is at issue in this case?
2. What is the applicable law?
3. Briefly summarize the facts of the case using the following chart
Crown’s Arguments
Defence’s Arguments
Court’s Decision
4. If applicable, was section 1 (the reasonable limits clause) of the Canadian Charter
of Rights and Freedoms used?
5. If applicable, was there a remedy under section 24 of the Charter?
Your viewpoint: