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Supreme Court Law Review, 2nd Series, Volume 87

A one-of-a-kind tribute collection takes us through the legal journey of former Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, by bringing together the thoughtful reflections of more than 30 expert observers, illuminating a wide range of aspects of the Chief Justice’s legacy.
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This one-of-a kind tribute collection offers the scholarly perspective on the legacy and contributions of former Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, by bringing together the thoughtful reflections of more than 30 expert observers of impressive pedigree and diverse personal and intellectual viewpoints, illuminating a wide range of aspects of the Chief Justice’s legal journey.

The collection includes words of personal appreciation and accolades from former heads of the Canadian government and top leaders of the Canadian, American, French, and English bench, along with analytical papers reflecting on the Chief Justice’s legacy and influence organized around four themes of recognition: Leadership, The Canadian Idea, Harmony, and Judicial Virtues.

Exclusive interview with The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin
The volume is filled with photos of key moments of Chief Justice McLachlin’s life journey, and  includes the full unedited transcript of an exclusive wide-ranging substantive interview with Her Honour. Plus, various resourceful tools including a bibliography of the Chief Justice’s speeches made during her tenure (2000-2017) and judgments as a justice of the Supreme Court (1989-2018) accompanied by scholarly analysis.

Volume 87 includes the collection of papers under “Harmony” and “Judicial Virtues”. 

Featured authors

Table of contents

Foreword

  • The Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of Canada – Keeper of the Lighthouse/Gardien du phare

  • The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, former Prime Minister of Canada – An Appointment with Destiny

  • The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada – Incomparable Judge, Inspiring Woman

  • Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts – A Leader Among Chiefs: An American Perspective on Beverley McLachlin’s Legacy as Chief Justice


Contributors

Table of Contents

Table of Cases




Introduction

  • Marcus Moore – Reflecting on the Legacy of Chief Justice McLachlin


HARMONY

  • Marcus Moore – Justice as Harmony: The Distinct Resonance of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin's Juridical Genius

  • Peter W. Hogg – The Duty to Consult and Accommodate Aboriginal Peoples

  • Hoi L. Kong – Compromise, Rights and Federalism: Academic Reflections and Constitutional Jurisprudence

  • Lorne Sossin – McLachlin’s Holy Grail and the People’s Charter

  • L'honorable Serge Joyal – La très honorable Beverley McLachlin et l’émergence des valeurs canadiennes


JUDICIAL VIRTUES

  • Daniel Jutras – Practical Wisdom as Judicial Virtue: Assessing Chief Justice McLachlin

  • DeLloyd J. Guth – Making and Doing Legal History: Beverley McLachlin As Legal Scholar and Trial Judge

  • Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens, Vanessa Ntaganda, and Noura Karazivan – The Rise and Fall of Freedom of Expression in the McLachlin Court?

  • James Goudkamp – International Impact and Influence: Three Landmark Cases from the Canadian Law of Obligations

  • Benjamin L. Berger – What Humility Isn’t: Responsibility and the Judicial Role


CONCLUSION

  • Chief Justice McLachlin in Her Own Words – Kirk Makin in conversation with The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin

  • Table A: Table of Supreme Court Judgments by Beverley McLachlin

  • Table B: Bibliography of Speeches of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin

  • The Chief Justice by the Numbers – Daniel Jutras and Jessica Michelin