PDF/EBOOK The Supreme Court on Trial: Judicial Activism or Democratic Dialogue (Law and Public Policy) BY Kent Roach
The rhetoric that has characterized
much of the debate over judicial activism As *Counsel Who Has Appeared *who has appeared the debate over judicial activism As counsel who has appeared the Court in several of its most important Charter cases he provides uniue insights into the work of the Court As a leading professor of Constitutional and Criminal Law he offers an informed assessment of the Court's decisions and their impact on our legal and political
SYSTEM IN SHORT THE SUPREME COURT In short The Supreme Court Trial makes an important contribution to understanding the role of the Court and the Charter in our democra. The Supreme Court of Canada
accused of criminals to go free; of permitting tobacco companies to advertise; of being sympathetic to Aboriginal people; and of usurping democracy on abortion and gay rights Some critics claim that the nine unelected judges on Canada's highest Court have used the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to "impose their own views on public policy over those of lected governments This book joins the crucial "their own views on public policy over those of lected governments This book joins the crucial about the Charter the Court and Canadian democracy by asking Mportant and timely uestions What
has accused of
Is Judicial Activism Is The Charter Making Us Like America judicial activism Is the Charter making us like America the politics of the judges can determine the outcome of a national lection Can judges simply read their own political preferences into the *Charter Does the Court have the last word over democratically lected legislatures Are our judges captives of *Does the Court have the last word over democratically lected legislatures Are our judges captives of interests What can
canadians and their governments do if they think and their governments do if they think Court has got it wrongIn a clear ngaging and thought provoking manner author Kent Roach strips away. .