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The Re-emergence of a Clash of Rights
December 19, 2013
A Critical Analysis of the Supreme Court of Canada's Decision in R. v. S. (N.)
Written By Ranjan K. Agarwal and Carlo Di Carlo
Courts and scholars alike have recognized the difficulty of defining
the limits of rights. As the quote above suggests, the principle for these
limits is easy and even, in some regards, obvious — an individual's
exercise of his or her freedoms should not deprive others of their
freedoms. Striking this balance in practice, however, is difficult. Published in Supreme Court Law Review (2013), 63 SCLR (2d).