Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Thurgood Marshall

  • Commentary: “Canada’s moment for self-reflection, not just celebration”

    [Editor’s Note: This commentary was originally published in the Toronto Star in print and online here on Wednesday, September 28, 2017.] —Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Five years ago, United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked, “I would not look to the U.S.

  • In Memoriam: Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson

    —Brian Ray, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University Arthur Chaskalson, the first President and Chief Justice of the South African Constitutional Court died on December 1, 2012.  Many have highlighted the remarkable and courageous role he played in the anti-apartheid movement, including his defense of Nelson Mandela and others during the infamous Rivonia trials.