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Judicial power and Canadian democracy [electronic resource] / edited by Paul Howe and Peter H. Russell.

Contributor(s): 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).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal, Que. : Published for the Institute for Research on Public Policy by McGill-Queen's University Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 327 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0773521313 (bound); 9780773521315 (bound); 9780773568891 (electronic bk.); 0773568891 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Canada. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms | Canada. Supreme Court | Judicial power -- Canada | Judicial review -- Canada | Canada. Charte canadienne des droits et libert�es | Canada. Cour supr�eme | Pouvoir judiciaire -- Canada | Contr�ole juridictionnel des lois -- Canada | LAW / Civil Procedure | LAW / Legal Services | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Judicial BranchGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Judicial power and Canadian democracy.DDC classification: 347.71/012 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Summary: 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.
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Most 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.

Includes bibliographical references.

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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.

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.

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