CASE COMMENT: Rights, the Homeless, and Social Change: Reflections on Victoria (City) v. Adams (BCSC)

  • Margot Young UBC Law
Keywords: homelessness, Case commentary, legislation, Victoria

Abstract

This case comment focuses on the recent British Columbia Supreme Court case of Victoria (City) v. Adams.  The comment looks at three key aspects of the decision--focusing on the centrality of the issues of negative and positive obligations, the sociology of homelessness, and the politics of Charter rights protection.

Published
2010-01-12
Section
Case Comment