Canada's Chief Justice: Beverley McLachlin's Legacy of Law and Leadership
Marcus Moore and Daniel Jutras (eds), Canada's Chief Justice: Beverley McLachlin's Legacy of Law and Leadership (LexisNexis 2018).
Posted: 3 Jan 2019 Last revised: 6 Jun 2019
Date Written: December 18, 2018
This book is an essay collection in tribute to Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, reflecting on her career and legacy upon her retirement from the Supreme Court of Canada. To read a synopsis of the book, click here: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3382961
Publisher’s Description: “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. Edited by Daniel Jutras and Marcus Moore. Published by LexisNexis. 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. 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 Chief Justice McLachlin. 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).”
The book contains chapters by the following contributing authors, sequenced as follows: I- The Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of Canada; II- The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister of Canada; III- The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada; IV- Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts; 1- The Honourable Warren K. Winkler, Chief Justice of Ontario; 2- Professor Emmett Macfarlane; 3- The Right Honourable Lady Justice Mary Arden, DBE, Judge-in-Charge, Head of International Judicial Relations for England and Wales; 4- The Honourable Marie Deschamps; 5- The Honourable Thomas A. Cromwell; 6- Professor Catherine Dauvergne; 7- Professor David Schneiderman; 8- Professor Kate Glover Berger; 9- Professor Richard Albert; 10- Professor Wade Wright; 11- Professor Janice Gross Stein and Benjamin Smalley; 12- Guy Canivet, Premier président, Cour de cassation de France and Judge of the Counseil constitutionnel; 13- Professor Marcus Moore; 14- Professor Peter W. Hogg; 15- Professor Hoi L. Kong; 16- Professor Lorne Sossin; 17- The Honourable Serge Joyal; 18- Professor Daniel Jutras; 19- Professor DeLloyd J. Guth; 20- Professor Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens, Professor Vanessa Ntaganda, and Noura Karazivan; 21- Professor James Goudkamp; 22- Professor Benjamin L. Berger; 23- Kirk Makin in conversation with The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin; 24- The Supreme Court of Canada (Complete List of Judgments and Speeches); 25- Professor Daniel Jutras and Jessica Michelin (Statistical Analysis of Jurisprudence).
Keywords: Supreme Court of Canada, Chief Justice, Canada, Beverley McLachlin, McLachlin Court, Judging, Judiciary, Courts, Adjudication, Constitutional Law, Charter
JEL Classification: K00, K1, K10, K19, K4, K40, K41, K49
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