Historic step for equal rights. Over 50 pages of the opinion were devoted to documenting Walkers' summary of 80 findings of fact  and related testimony and evidence, which had been heard during the hearing. Because of this landmark case, legislation that discriminated against same-sex couples was changed across Canada. Neither performed nor recognized in American Samoa or some tribal jurisdictions Theoretical: Archived from the original on September 26, May  Citizens who had standing in their 'public official' roles did not retain standing once they left public officeand other cases unanimous on the point.
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November 6, Splitting the Difference: He noted that gays and lesbians are exactly the type of minority that strict scrutiny was designed to protect.
These 37 Charter cases are intended to provide a broad overview of cases that had an impact on Canadian society and helped to build the legal framework for analyzing Charter claims.