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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part VI: Chief Justice McLachlin and Hong Kong

[Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final 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. Part I of our symposium is

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Published on December 9, 2017
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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part V: The Face of an Institution: Beverley McLachlin’s Reinvention of the Role of the Chief Justice of Canada

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth 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. Part I of our symposium is available here,

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Published on December 8, 2017
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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
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Special Discount–New Book–“Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution”

I-CONnect is pleased to share a special 20% discount code for our readers interested in a new volume to mark the 150th anniversary of Canada’s 1867 Constitution: Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution (Cambridge University Press, November 2017), edited by Richard Albert, Boston College Law School, and David R. Cameron, Yale University. To order this

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Published on October 30, 2017
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The New Selection Process for the Supreme Court of Canada: A Global Constitutionalism Perspective

—Maxime St-Hilaire, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Sherbrooke Earlier this week on Monday, October 17th, Prime Minister (PM) Justin Trudeau announced the elevation of Justice Malcolm Rowe from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal) to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC). Filling the vacancy left by Justice Thomas Cromwell’s

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Published on October 20, 2016
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Book Review/Response: Rayner Thwaites and Daniel Wilsher on Indefinite Detention of Non-Citizens

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review/Response Series, Daniel Wilsher reviews Rayner Thwaites’ recent book on The Liberty of Non-Citizens: Indefinite Detention in Commonwealth Countries (Hart 2014). Rayner Thwaites then responds to the review.] Review by Daniel Wilsher –Daniel Wilsher, City University London, reviewing Rayner Thwaites, The Liberty of Non-Citizens: Indefinite Detention in Commonwealth Countries (Hart 2014)

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Published on December 16, 2015
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Fundamental Rights, Physician-Assisted Death and the Court’s Institutional Role: A Comment on Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)

—Robert Leckey, McGill University, author of the forthcoming Bills of Rights in the Common Law (Cambridge University Press, May 2015) On 6 February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada reversed its ruling on assisted suicide. In 1993, in a five-four decision, the Court had ruled that the federal government’s blanket ban on assisted suicide complied with the Canadian

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Published on February 9, 2015
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: Symposium at McGill University on the Senate Reference

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Friends of I-CONnect are invited to attend the McGill Law Journal’s 2015 symposium on “Democracy, Federalism and the Rule of Law: The Implications of the Senate Reference.” All are welcome: scholars, students, lawyers and the general public. The event will be held at McGill University’s Faculty of Law on

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Published on January 10, 2015
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Video Interview: National Supreme Courts and Legal Complexity, Featuring Kate Glover

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this latest installment of our new video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Kate Glover on the subject of national supreme courts and legal complexity, with a particular focus on Canada in comparative perspective. In the interview, we discuss why and how supreme courts matter, whether conventional approaches to

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Published on December 11, 2014
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Video Interview: The Constitutional Politics of Election Law in Canada Featuring Michael Pal

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this installment of our video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Michael Pal on the constitutional politics of election law, a hot topic today in Canada. In the interview, we discuss the role of Canadian courts in policing the electoral process, the controversial recently-passed Fair Elections Act, the upcoming

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Published on December 2, 2014
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