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F.I.D.

S Important Charter Cases Presentations


FIDS stands for the following: ● When thinking about this case, what
opinions do you have? (of the case, the
F = Facts issue(s), the court’s decision, the
significance of the case)
● What are the facts? (i.e. the undisputed
details of the case) ● How could opinions or perspectives on
this case vary?
● Briefly give the facts of the case, without
every little detail. A FIDS analysis should be an original,
thoughtful, well-written overview, and an
● The decisions of the lower courts are analysis of the case. It should demonstrate
facts in the case. your understanding of the case, as well as your
application of legal concepts, theories, and
I = Issues terminology. If you choose at any time to use
material from additional resources to support
● What is the dispute? ideas in your analysis, you should properly cite
your sources using the accepted course
● What is being argued? format.

● What are the questions that need to be R. v. Jordan 2016


answered?
R. v. Morgentaler, 1988
● What legal concepts are involved in
these issues? Sauve v. Canada (Chief Electoral Officer), 2002

● Are there larger issues at stake? R. v. Stinchcombe, Nov. 7, 1991

D = Decision R. v. Tessling, 2004

● What did the court decide? Explain their R. v. Grant, 2009


reasoning.
R. v. Latimer, 1994
S = Significance
R. v. Zundel, 1992
● What is the social significance of the
decision? Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015

● What does it mean to the Canadian R. v. Fearon 2014


public?
R. v. Lloyd, 2016
F.I.D.S Important Charter Cases Presentations
R. v. Jordan 2016

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R. v. Morgentaler, Jan. 28, 1988

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Sauve v. Canada (Chief Electoral Officer), 2002

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R. v. Stinchcombe, Nov. 7, 1991

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R. v. Tessling, 2004

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R. v. Grant, 2009

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R. v. Latimer (1994)

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R. v. Zundel (1992),

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Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) - 2015

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R. v. Fearon 2014

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R. v. Lloyd, 2016

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