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The Sacred Fire: The Legacy of Antonio Lamer (Chief Justice of Canada)/Le Feu Sacré : L’Héritage D’Antonio Lamer, Juge En Chef Du Canada (French)

THE SACRED FIRE: THE LEGACY OF ANTONIO LAMER (CHIEF JUSTICE OF CANADA) / LE FEU SACRÉ: L’HÉRITAGE D’ANTONIO LAMER, JUGE EN CHEF DU CANADA, Adam Dodek, & Daniel Jutras, eds., LexisNexis Canada, 2009

9 Pages Posted: 29 Aug 2009 Last revised: 26 Jun 2013

Adam M. Dodek

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Daniel Jutras

McGill University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: August 29, 2009

Abstract

This is the Table of Contents and the introduction from the book 'The Sacred Fire: The Legacy of Antonio Lamer (Chief Justice of Canada) / Le Feu Sacré: L’Héritage D’Antonio Lamer, Juge En Chef Du Canada. The book is a collection of essays on different aspects of Chief Justice Lamer's legacy. It contains a preface by Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin, a biographical essay by the Chief Justice of Quebec, the Honourable Michel Robert, a chronology and a list of Lamer CJ.'s judgments.

Contributors and topics include: The Lamer Legacy for Judicial Independence (Ed Ratushny & Daphne Gilbert); The Ambivalence of Administrative Justice in Canada: Does Canada Need a Fourth Branch? (Lorne Sossin); Institutional Roles and Chief Justice Lamer’s Aboriginal Rights Jurisprudence (Dwight Newman); Chief Justice Lamer and Policy Design at the Supreme Court of Canada (Adam M. Dodek); Le juge Lamer, la faute, le blâme et le châtiment (Professor Anne-Marie Boisvert); Control of the Process: The Criminal Procedure Jurisprudence of Chief Justice Lamer (Jula Hughes); Lamer, the Exclusion of Evidence and the Scent of Truth 1975-2000 (The Honourable Patrick Healy); Antonio Lamer and Wrongful Convictions: A Journey from Confidence to Contrition (Stephen Bindman); To the rescue: Antonio Lamer and the Section 2(b) cases from Quebec (Jamie Cameron); Chief Justice Lamer and Freedom of Expression: Principle, Pragmatism and “The Boys of St. Vincent” (Catherine Beagan Flood); La pensée du très honorable Antonio Lamer dans la construction du droit à l’égalité : une vision audacieuse et créatrice (The Honourable Michèle Rivet & Manon Montpetit); L'évolution de la pensée du juge en chef Lamer relativement aux fondements des garanties constitutionnelles en matière de langues officielles (The Honourable Michel Bastarache); Chief Justice Lamer’s Leadership in Feminist Times (Catherine Dauvergne); Antonio Lamer et le droit privé (Daniel Jutras); De l’absence d’esbroufe dans le traitement des faits sociaux en contexte constitutionnel : la retenue méconnue du juge Antonio Lamer (Danielle Pinard); Hearsay Evidence – Lamer’s Common Law Legacy (The Honourable James O’Reilly); Antonio Lamer and Section 7 of the Charter: A Law Reformer’s Ambition, A Judge’s Restraint (The Honourable Robert Sharpe) and A Lamentation for Law Reform (Rod MacDonald).

Keywords: Supreme Court of Canada, Chief Justice of Canada, Constitutional Law, Canada, Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Suggested Citation

Dodek, Adam M. and Jutras, Daniel, The Sacred Fire: The Legacy of Antonio Lamer (Chief Justice of Canada)/Le Feu Sacré : L’Héritage D’Antonio Lamer, Juge En Chef Du Canada (French) (August 29, 2009). THE SACRED FIRE: THE LEGACY OF ANTONIO LAMER (CHIEF JUSTICE OF CANADA) / LE FEU SACRÉ: L’HÉRITAGE D’ANTONIO LAMER, JUGE EN CHEF DU CANADA, Adam Dodek, & Daniel Jutras, eds., LexisNexis Canada, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1464053

Adam Dodek (Contact Author)

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section ( email )

57 Louis Pasteur Street
Ottawa, K1N 6N5
Canada

Daniel Jutras

McGill University - Faculty of Law ( email )

3644 Peel Street
Montreal H3A 1W9, Quebec
Canada

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