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What the U.S. Can teach Canada About Supreme Court Appointments
Globe & Mail
  • Allan C. Hutchinson, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
Document Type
Editorial
Publication Date
4-7-2016
Description

Spring is here. And so it seems is a new season of judicial appointments. Both Canada and the United States have vacancies on their nine-person Supreme Courts to replace retiring or deceased justices.

This unusual coincidence provides a suitable occasion to look at the different processes at work in the two countries for the appointment of senior judges. Also, it gives us a glimpse at what Canadians and Americans think about the role and performance of their highest courts.

Citation Information
Allan C. Hutchinson. "What the U.S. Can teach Canada About Supreme Court Appointments" Globe & Mail (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/allan_hutchinson/158/