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Administrative Justice: Fixed Terms incompatible with Independence – SCC Agrees

In my September 23, 2013, post, I referenced the Manitoba Attorney General’s argument filed in the Senate Reference that fixed terms for Senators were incompatible with the concept of independence – the independence that was so essential to the Senators’ …

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Administrative Justice – If the Chief Justice is not safe, Who is? Bill C-31’s Chief Administrator?

In light of the recent attack by the Prime Minister on the Chief Justice of Canada, the Calgary Herald has gone back in its files to find other examples of the fate of holders of “independent” positions who have made …

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Administrative Justice: SCC’s Refusal of Leave in SFL v. Saskatchewan – The Range of Possible Reasons (Post # 3 – the res judicata/abuse of process reason)

Preface As the necessary context for what follows in this Post # 3, see the brief statement of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s findings of fact and its decision on the constitutional issue in “Post #1” in this “The Constitution” …

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