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Canada's Courts

By McCormick, Peter

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A unique discussion of the judicial system in Canada, this is the first book on the court system to be written from a social science, rather than a legal, perspective.
McCormick analyzes which courts and judges are most often cited, and discusses party-capability theory in a Canadian context. He offers new data on the courts, including statistics on the Supreme Court caseload, the success rates on appeals from provincial courts of appeal to the Supreme Court, and success rates, by litigant category, in provincial and appeal court decisions.
Written in accessible language and offering data that have never before been published, Canada's Courts will be of particular interest to legal professionals and those in related fields of the social sciences.

Acknowledgements
1Courts, Law, and Society
2The Courts and the Public
3Canada's Court System
4Trial Courts
5Appeal Judges
6The Supreme Court of Canada
7Appointing Judges
8Judicial Independence
9Explaining Judicial Decisions
10Winning and Losing in Canada's Courts
11The Impact of Judicial Decisions
12Towards Democratic Courts
Notes
Sources Cited
List of Cases
Index

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1994
ISBN: 9781550284348
Format: 9in x 6in
illustrated with tables

BIC Code: LNAA
BISAC Code:  LAW025000
Imprint: Lorimer


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