Supreme at Last: The Evolution of the Supreme Court of Canada

Front Cover
James Lorimer & Company, 2000 - Law - 208 pages
List of Tables
Acknowledgements

1. The Rebirth of the Supreme Court

2. Under the Shadow: The Judicial Committee and the Supreme Court

3. The Rinfret Court: October 1949 to June 1954
"The Initiator"

4. The Kerwin Court: July 1954 to February 1963
"The Technician"

5. The Taschereau/Cartwright/Fauteux Court: April 1963 to December 1973
"The Caretakers"

6. The Laskin Court: December 1973 to March 1984
"The Revolutionary"

7. The Dickson Court: April 1984 to June 1990
"The Consolidator"

8. The Lamer Court: July 1990 to July 1999
"The Innovator"

9. The McLachlin Court: January 2000
"The Outsider"

The Supreme Court in the New Millennium

Notes
Sources
Acknowledgements
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Judicial Committee
6
October 1949 to June 1954
12
July 1954 to February 1963
36
April 1963
58
December 1973 to March 1984
82
April 1984 to June 1990
105
Dissents Concurrences and Decisions by Judge
113
July 1990 to July 1999
128
Dissents Concurrences and Decisions by Judge
133
Frequency with which Members of the Lamer Court
151
January 2000
154
The Supreme Court in the New Millennium
166
Notes
179
Sources
195
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

PETER McCORMICK teaches political science at the University of Lethbridge.

Bibliographic information