Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition (Paperback)

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Since the first edition of this popular text was published in 1984, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed the role of the courts in Canadian politics. Newly revised and updated, Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition provides an introduction to the issues raised by the changing political role of Canadian judges. It includes over 40 new readings, including two all-new chapters on the Harper Conservatives and Aboriginal Law.

Addressing current controversies, including the Canadian Judicial Council's investigations into Justice Robin Camp and Lori Douglas and the Trudeau Government's re-introduction of the Court Challenges Program, this book strives for competing perspectives, with many readings juxtaposed to foster debate. Taking a critical approach to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the growth of judicial power, editors F.L. Morton and Dave Snow provide an even-handed examination of current and ongoing issues.

Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition is the leading source for students interested in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the growth of judicial power in Canada.

About the Author


F.L. Morton is an Executive Fellow at the School of Public Policy and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary. From 2004-2012 he was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta during which he served as a cabinet minister for Energy, Finance, and Sustainable Resources. Dave Snow is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Criminal Justice and Public Policy program, University of Guelph. He is author of the book Assisted Reproduction Policy in Canada: Framing, Federalism, and Failure.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781552389904
ISBN-10: 1552389901
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Publication Date: August 13th, 2018
Pages: 693
Language: English