The Docket – Episode 2: Adam Dodek and Carissima Mathen on the Government vs. the Supreme Court

May 9, 2014

On the second episode of The Docket Michael Spratt and Leo Russomanno sit down with prominent constitutional law experts Adam Dodek and Carissima Mathen to discuss the unprecedented public dust up between the Conservative government and the Chief Justice of Canada.

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You can find  Carissima Mathen and Michael Plaxton’s influential paper: Purposive Interpretation, Quebec, and the Supreme Court Act – here.

Click the link for more information on the Public Law Group at the Faculty of Ottawa, Common Law section symposium: Appointing Supreme Court Judges in the 21st Century – Reflections on the Nadon Reference

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