The SNC Lavalin Controversy: The Shawcross Principle and Prosecutorial Independence

8 Pages Posted: 6 May 2019

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Kent Roach

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Date Written: April 5, 2019

Abstract

This short paper examines the Shawcross principle and whether prosecutorial independence would be better protected by removing the office of the Attorney General of Canada from Cabinet.

Keywords: Attorney General, Prosecutorial Independence, Shawcross, SNC Lavalin

Suggested Citation

Roach, Kent, The SNC Lavalin Controversy: The Shawcross Principle and Prosecutorial Independence (April 5, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3367097 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3367097

Kent Roach (Contact Author)

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law ( email )

Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1
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