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Justice Rosalie Abella never wanted to be a rock star, but here she ...

This led Ms. Soapbox to reflect on Antonin Scalia, the U.S. Supreme Court judge who was so wedded to the doctrine of originalism -- the...

On both sides of the border, the Supreme Court selection ... - iPolitics

The members of the U.S. Supreme Court play a key role in American public life — which is what makes the looming constitutional crisis over...

Lawyers who challenged Harper's choice of Marc Nadon for ...

Two lawyers who challenged the Harper government's ultimately aborted appointment of Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada have been handed a judicial.

Supreme Court ridicules fee claims of lawyers behind Marc Nadon ...

Rocco Galati, Paul Slansky rebuked for trying to collect tens of thousands of dollars for efforts challenging Harper government's attempt to appoint Marc Nadon to...

Court slams 'gonzo logic' in nixing money claim over ... - iPolitics

TORONTO — Two lawyers who challenged the Harper government's ultimately aborted appointment of Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada have been handed a...

Court slams 'gonzo logic' in wake of failed Nadon appointment ...

TORONTO – Two lawyers who challenged the Harper government's ultimately aborted appointment of Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada have been handed a...

18th Annual National Labour Arbitration Competition | Mathews ...

On Sunday, the finalists argued before The Honourable Mr. Justice Thomas Cromwell of the Supreme Court of Canada; Ms. Ginette Brazeau, Chair of the Canada...

Legal Theory Blog: Newman on Aboriginal Rights

Part of a collection on the jurisprudence of recently retired Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louis LeBel, this paper draws from Justice LeBel's jurisprudence on...

Supreme Court ponders whether, for some, job security is ... - iPolitics

Like similar cases before the Supreme Court of Canada last year — about the constitutional right to strike or the rights of RCMP employees to...

'This is real people who are suffering': Supreme Court ruling deals a ...

“I think parliament should have been more attuned to the suffering of people.” She was shocked at questions during this week's hearings from Supreme Court...

Supreme Court agrees to extend deadline for right-to-die law - iPolitics

The Supreme Court has added four months to the federal government's deadline for producing a new law on doctor-assisted death — but with an exemption...

Marshall Rothstein appointed distinguished visiting professor ... - YFile

Rothstein, who has made rich and varied contributions to the law over the past 50 years, including serving on the Supreme Court of Canada from...

Lawyers who fought Nadon appointment fight 'paltry' costs award ...

TORONTO – The lawyers who challenged the Harper government's ultimately aborted appointment of Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada go before a court...

IP Osgoode Welcomes The Honourable Marshall Rothstein to ...

It will consist of three panels focused on distinct issues in the case, and will feature a mixture of practitioners (including some of the lawyers...

“Literature, Law and Personal Narratives: A Conversation with ...

On February 1st 2016, Professor Pascale Fournier will welcome the Honourable Rosalie Abella, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, at the University of Ottawa...

Supreme Court says refugee claim deserves new hearing - iPolitics

Justice Rosalie Abella wrote that the immigration officer who rejected Kanthasamy's claim took an “unduly narrow” approach to his case and ordered that the matter...

Marshall Rothstein joins Hunter Litigation Chambers in Vancouver ...

Marshall Rothstein, who earlier this year retired as a justice with the Supreme Court of Canada, is joining Hunter Litigation Chambers in Vancouver.

A Supremely Cool Day in Ottawa At and From the Supreme Court of ...

... happen in Ottawa, I attended an event tonight in the lobby of the Supreme Court of Canada hosted by the Bora Laskin Society at...

Eloquent Speech by Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie ...

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella, the first Jewish woman on Canada's Supreme Court, who was born in a German DP Camp in 1946, eloquently...

Eloquent Speech by Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie ...

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella, the first Jewish woman on Canada's Supreme Court, who was born in a German DP Camp in 1946, eloquently...

The Right Honourable Beverly McLachlin Visits the Magna Carta

... pictures of guests who attended a Magna Carta reception at the Canadian Museum of History. Among those in attendance was the Chief Justice of...

Q & A with Justice Abella | Faculty of Law

On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015, at 2:30 pm in the Barber Centre, House of Learning, TRU Faculty of Law will be hosting a “Question and...

Supreme Court affirms B.C.'s tough impaired driving law | CTV News

Today's Supreme Court ruling deals only with law as it stood in 2010. Justice Andromache Karakatsanis, writing for the majority, said the roadside screening scheme...

The Upcoming General Election and the Supreme Court - The Court

On the current court, the most senior justice overall (apart from the Chief Justice) is Justice Rosalie Abella, but she is an Ontarian, and as...

Supreme Court again asked to rule on scrapping early parole law ...

Justice Richard Wagner, writing for the court, said retroactive application of the law had the effect of punishing inmates twice. “The effect — extended incarceration...

Supreme Court - iPolitics

Justice Rosalie Abella dissented, saying the OEB “ignored the legally binding nature of collective agreements,” in reaching the conclusion that OPG could find the money...

Incoming Supreme Court judge gets support from Canada's chief ...

During a speech to the Canadian Bar Association's national conference in Calgary, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said having judges with diverse life experience is an...

Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin says judges ...

The Supreme Court of Canada's chief justice says judges should not be considered unaccountable because they are appointed by the government.

Harper fumed privately about Supreme Court activism: book | Ottawa ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has privately fumed to his “inner circle” that under the leadership of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, the Supreme Court of Canada...

Chief justice welcomes Brown to Supreme Court | Metro

... latest appointee to the Supreme Court of Canada. Brown, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's third appointment to the high court in the last 15 months,...

Alberta judge Russell Brown named to Supreme Court of Canada

... Justice Marc Nadon for a vacant Quebec seat was challenged and ultimately rejected on constitutional grounds by the Supreme Court itself. Cote replaced Justice...

Expanded Richard Wagner Museum Opens in Bayreuth - The New ...

The Wagner family's Nazi connections are highlighted on the grounds of the refurbished Richard Wagner Museum. ... Expanded Richard Wagner Museum Opens in Bayreuth. By.

Canadian Bar Association Conference Honouring Supreme Court of ...

... Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louis LeBel. The Canadian Bar Association (Quebec Region) will hold a colloquium honouring retired Supreme Court of Canada Justice...

Backyard burial doesn't prove murder intent | Metro

Justice Michael Moldaver, writing the Supreme Court judgment, agreed with an appeal court that the trial judge did not properly instruct the jury on how...

Drunkenness no defence for arson: Supreme Court

That decision, upheld on appeal, was struck down today in a ruling, written by Justice Michael Moldaver on behalf of a unanimous court, that describes...

Supreme Court bars drunkenness defence in 2010 Brockville, Ont ...

But the Supreme Court, in a 7-0 decision, says drunkenness is not a legitimate defence for arson. Justice Michael Moldaver, writing for the court, says...

Supreme Court bars drunkenness defence in 2010 Brockville, Ont ...

The Ontario Court of Appeal, with one dissenting justice, upheld the acquittal. But the Supreme Court, in a 7-0 decision, says drunkenness is not a...

Conrad Black: Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin has emasculated ...

Beverley McLachlin has been a judge since just before the Charter was proclaimed, and became chief justice of Canada in 2000. The Supreme Court website...

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin delivers annual pluralism lecture ...

He noted that in the more than 25 years that she has sat on the Supreme Court, Beverley McLachlin has encouraged greater consensus building among...

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin argues tolerance, within limits, 'is ...

Beverley McLachlin, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, delivered the wide-ranging keynote speech Thursday at the Global Centre for Pluralism, a non-profit...

Aboriginal jury numbers not grounds for overturning conviction ...

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the manslaughter conviction of an Ontario aboriginal man should not be overturned because of a lack of...

Supreme Court rules aboriginal jury numbers not grounds for ...

"Consequently, the state satisfies an accused's right to a representative jury by providing a fair opportunity for a broad cross-section of society to participate in...

Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein bids an impromptu public ...

OTTAWA—After nine years on the Supreme Court of Canada, capping a 23-year judicial career, the quiet-spoken Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein will retire. Rothstein's impromptu...

The Ghosts of Nadon Haunt the Supreme Court | Advocates for the ...

In Reference re Supreme Court Act, ss. 5 and 6 (“Nadon”), the Supreme Court was asked to decide whether Justice Marc Nadon, a jurist sitting...

CBC Calgary, The Homestretch, interviews Jessica Ernst on ...

Dear Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella, Justice Andromache Karakatsanis & Justice Suzanne Côté. Re: Docket 36167 Jessica Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator. I appeal on...

B.C. man wrongly imprisoned 27 years can use Charter to sue ...

The government wanted the higher standard of malice to be upheld to protect prosecutors from a flood of lawsuits, but Supreme Court Justice Michael Moldaver...

Conrad Black loses bid to have Supreme Court of Canada hear ...

Black then sought to appeal his case to the Supreme Court of Canada, but his bid was rejected in a judgment Thursday from Justices Marshall...

Supreme Court facing another vacancy with Rothstein retirement ...

Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella was appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal in 1992, then to the Supreme Court in 2004 under the federal Liberal...

Supreme Court facing another vacancy with Rothstein retirement ...

Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella was appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal in 1992, then to the Supreme Court in 2004 under the federal Liberal...

Justice Marshall Rothstein to retire from Supreme Court in ... - iPolitics

Justice Marshall Rothstein is retiring from the Supreme Court of Canada effective Aug. 31, just months short of his mandatory retirement on his 75th birthday...