The Supreme Court of Canada
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: James G. Snell, Frederick Vaughan, Osgoode Society
Categories: Courts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: Published for the Osgoode Society by University of Toronto Press

Books about The Supreme Court of Canada
Governing from the Bench
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Emmett Macfarlane
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: UBC Press

"As Canada's final court of appeal, the Supreme Court is a crucial component of the country's legal system. Yet, for much of its almost 140-year history, the highest court in the land dwelled in relative obscurity. More than thirty years since the advent of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,
The Transformation of the Supreme Court of Canada
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Donald R. Songer
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-27 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

In the last half-century, the Supreme Court of Canada has undergone major upheaval. The most drastic change occurred with the adoption of the Charter of Rights in 1982, which substantially increased the Court's role in resolving controversial political and social issues. The Transformation of the Supreme Court of Canada examines
Beverley McLachlin
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ian Greene and Peter McCormick
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-16 - Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

As a judge, Beverley McLachlin has had an unequalled impact on Canadian life. She stands out for her unique ability to stand up for the values and beliefs that reflect the best of Canada and Canadians. As chief justice, she led the way to assisted suicide legislation, far greater recognition
Value Change in the Supreme Court of Canada
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Matthew E. Wetstein, Cynthia L Ostberg
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-16 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Value Change in the Supreme Court of Canada is a groundbreaking analysis of the degree to which Supreme Court decisions reflect the changing values of society over the past four decades. Focusing on three key areas of law: environmental disputes, free speech, and discrimination cases, Wetstein and Ostberg provide a