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Supreme at Last

The Evolution of the Supreme Court of Canada

By Peter McCormick

$39.95 Hardback
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This book explains how the Supreme Court has become the powerful and influential institution it is today. Using 1949 as the year of birth for the modern Supreme Court, Peter McCormick traces the court's development from an institution of relatively minor importance to one that is central to Canadian society. McCormick discusses key cases and looks at the lasting influence of each Chief Justice.
Contents:
1 Introduction: The Second Birth of the Supreme Court of Canada
2 Under the Shadow: The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
3 The Rinfret Court: The Initiator
4 The Kerwin Court: The Technician
5 Taschereau/Cartwright Fauteux: The Caretakers
6 The Laskin Court: The Innovator
7 The Dickson Court: The Consolidator
8 The Lamer Court: The Frontier-pusher
9 Conclusion: The Supreme Court in the New Millennium

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 208 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9781550286939
Format: 9in x 6in
illustrated with tables

BISAC Code:  LAW025000
Imprint: Lorimer


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