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The First Decade of the 21st Century: The Supreme Court of Canada in Context 

            The Right Honourable Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin, P.C.


The McLachlin Court’s First Decade—A Dynamic Time for Public Law 

            Adam M. Dodek and David A. Wright


Part  One: Broad Perspectives

Changing Course or Trimming Sails? The Supreme Court Reconsiders

            Thomson Irvine

Les décisions de la juge McLachlin à la Cour suprême du Canada : une analyse statistique comparative

            Marie-Claire Belleau, Anik Lamontagne, et Rebecca Johnson

The McLachlin Court and the Promise of Procedural Justice  

            Lorne Sossin


 Part Two: Administrative Law

 The McLachlin Court and the Public Law Standard of Review:  A Major Irritant Soothed or a Significant Ongoing Problem?

            David J. Mullan

Procedural Fairness at the McLachlin Court  

             Freya Kristjanson

In Search of Coherence: The Charter and Administrative Law under the McLachlin Court

            Susan L. Gratton and Lorne Sossin


Part Three: Federalism and Aboriginal Law

The Busy Harbours of Canadian Federalism: The Division of Powers and Its Doctrines in the McLachlin Court

            Peter C. Oliver

The Reconciliation Doctrine in the McLachlin Court: From a “Final Legal Remedy” to a “Just and Lasting” Process

            Constance Macintosh

The Duty to Consult Aboriginal Peoples: Government Approaches to Unresolved Issues

            Lori Sterling and Peter Landmann


Part Four: Equality and Fundamental Freedoms

 Le poids de l’histoire : les années McLachlin et la liberté de religion  

            Nathalie Des Rosiers

L’arrêt Kapp : L’interprétation du paragraphe 15(1) de la Charte (enfin) recentrée sur son objet égalitaire de non-discrimination

            Daniel Proulx

Collective Bargaining and Freedom of Association: Pondering B.C. Health Services

            Thomas Kuttner, Q.C.


Part Five: The Old and the New: Criminal Law and International Law

 Criminal Justice in the McLachlin Court: Many More Kudos Than Brickbats

            Don Stuart

International Law in the Jurisprudence of the McLachlin Court  

            John H. Currie

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