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Judicial power and Canadian democracy

Russell, Peter H.

Montreal, Que. : Published for the Institute for Research on Public Policy by McGill-Queen's University Press c2001

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  • Title:
    Judicial power and Canadian democracy
  • Author: Russell, Peter H.; Howe, Paul, 1966-; Institute for Research on Public Policy.; Guiding the Rule of Law Into the 21st Century (1999 : University of Ottawa)
  • Publisher: Montreal, Que. : Published for the Institute for Research on Public Policy by McGill-Queen's University Press
  • Creation Date: c2001
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 327 p.) : ill.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Canada. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Canada. Supreme Court; Judicial power -- Canada; Judicial review -- Canada
  • Description: Chiefly papers originally presented at Guiding the Rule of Law into the 21st Century, a conference held Apr. 16-17, 1999 at the University of Ottawa.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: Judicial politics in Canada: patterns and trends / Frederick Vaughan
    A British bill of rights: incorporating the European convention on human rights / Kate Malleson
    Courts, legislatures and executives in the post-charter era / Hon. Bertha Wilson
    The activist constitution / Lorraine Eisenstat Weinrib
    Courts don't make good compromises / Rainer Knopff
    The charter and legitimization of judicial activism / Sebastien Lebel-Grenier
    The provincial court judges case and extended judicial control / Pierre Patenaude
    The charter dialogue between courts and legislatures / Peter W. Hogg and Allison A. Thornston
    Dialogue or monologue? / F.L. Morton
    Reform's judicial agenda / Peter H. Russell
    A "B" for prof. Russell / E. Preston Manning.
    Merit selection and democratization of appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada / Jacob S. Ziegel
    Wrestling with rights: judges, parliment and the making of social policy / Janet L. Hiebert
    Interest group litigation and Canadian democracy / Gregory Hein
    Public opinion and Canada's courts / Joseph F. Fletcher and Paul Howe
    Section 33, the notwithstanding clause: a paper tiger? / Howard Leeson.
    ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Contributors""; ""part a Setting the Stage: The Judiciary�s Role in Canada and Britain""; ""part b Are Judges Too Powerful? Debate and Dialogue""; ""part c Judicial Authority, Issues and Controversies""
  • OCLC Number: 180773076
  • Identifier: ISBN0773521313 (bound);ISBN9780773521315 (bound);ISBN9780773568891 (electronic bk.);ISBN0773568891 (electronic bk.)