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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part I: Reflecting a Chief Justice

[Editor’s Note: This is the first entry in our symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.” We are grateful to our six symposium participants for their contributions to this special series of reflections on Canada’s retiring Chief Justice. The introduction to our symposium is available here.] —Eric Adams, University of Alberta, Faculty of Law

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Published on December 4, 2017
Author:          Filed under: Analysis

Canada’s Longest-Tenured Chief Justice

Last week, Beverley McLachlin gave a rare interview to mark an historic occasion: she became Canada’s longest-serving Chief Justice. The country’s 17th Chief Justice, the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin began her tenure in January 2000, when then-Prime Minister Jean Chretien elevated her from the rank of Associate Justice (known in Canada as a “Puisne” Justice). She

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Published on June 17, 2013
Author:          Filed under: Developments