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The Supreme Court on Trial: Judicial Activism or Democratic Dialogue (Law and Public Policy)The Supreme Court of Canada as been accused of allowing criminals to go free; of permitting tobacco companies to advertise; of being too sympathetic to Aboriginal people; and of democracy on abortion and gay rights Some critics claim that the nine unelected judges on Canada's ighest Court on abortion and gay rights Some critics claim that the nine unelected judges on Canada's ighest Court used the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to impose their own views Court ave used the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to impose their own views public policy over those of elected governments This book joins the crucial debate about the Charter the Court and Canadian democracy by asking

Summary The Supreme Court on Trial: Judicial Activism or Democratic Dialogue (Law and Public Policy)

Mportant and timely uestions What
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judicial activism the Charter making us like America where the politics of the judges can determine the outcome of a national election Can judges simply read their own political preferences into the Charter Does the Court ave the last word over democratically elected legislatures Are our judges captives of special interests What can Canadians and their governments do if they think the Court as got it wrongIn a clear engaging think the Court as got it wrongIn a clear engaging thought provoking manner author Kent Roach strips away. ,