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Supreme Court Law Review, 2nd Series, Volume 86

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.
Publication Language: English

Hardcover | 424 pages

In Stock
Published: November 30, 2018
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433500742

Product description

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 86 also includes the collection of papers under “Living Leadership” and “The Canadian Idea”. 


Featured Authors

Table of contents

The Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of Canada – Gardien du phare/Keeper of the Lighthouse
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 of America John G. Roberts – A Leader Among Chiefs: An American Perspective on Beverley McLachlin’s Legacy as Chief Justice

Table of Contents
Table of Cases

Marcus Moore – Reflecting on the Legacy of Chief Justice McLachin

The Honourable Warren K. Winkler, Chief Justice of Ontario – A Leader Born and Bred: The Story of Beverley McLachlin
Emmett Macfarlane – Leader and Representative: Examining the Legacy of Beverley McLachlin Inside and Outside of Court
The Right Honourable Lady Justice Mary Arden, DBE, Judge-in-Charge, Head of International Judicial Relations for England and Wales – The Distinct Leadership Profiles of Intermediate and Final Appellate Courts
L'honorable Marie Deschamps – Beverley McLachlin : femme, juge, porte-étendard
The Honourable Thomas A. Cromwell – Keeping Our Promises: Access to Justice
Catherine Dauvergne – Immigration Law under the McLachlin Court

David Schneiderman – TheSeparation of Powers and Constitutional Balance at the McLachlin Court
Kate Glover Berger – The Constitution of the Administrative State
Richard Albert – The Expositor and Guardian of Our Constitutional Values
Wade Wright – Federalism(s) in the Supreme Court of Canada During the McLachlin Years
Janice Gross Stein and Benjamin Smalley – The Global and the Local: Connections across Borders in the Thought of Beverley McLachlin
Guy Canivet, Premier président, Cour de cassation de France and Judge of the Counseil constitutionnel – Cours suprêmes et questions de société: la question des mariages entre personnes de même sexe