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Canada's Courts

By Peter McCormick

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Acknowledgements
1 Courts, Law, and Society
2 The Courts and the Public
3 Canadas Court System
4 Trial Courts
5 Appeal Judges
6 The Supreme Court of Canada
7 Appointing Judges
8 Judicial Independence
9 Explaining Judicial Decisions
10 Winning and Losing in Canadas Courts
11 The Impact of Judicial Decisions
12 Towards Democratic Courts
Notes
Sources Cited
List of Cases
Index

"McCormick accomplishes what he sets out to do: 'make the [Canadian courts comprehensible to non-lawyers.' His style is lucid, his bibliography is up-to-date and a solid basis for

- Mark E. Rush Law and Politics Book Review

"...this book should be read by jurists, social scientists, and all who wish to deepen their understanding of one of our important legal institutions."

- Henri R. Pallard Canadian Book Review Annual

"...this book should be read by jurists, social scientists, and all who wish to deepen their understanding of one of our important legal institutions."

- Henri R. Pallard Canadian Book Review

"Jargon-free language and clear exposition make the book suitable as an introduction ot the mechanics of our justice system, while the results of McCormick's studies...will be of interest to specialists."

- Mathew Englander Quill & Quire

"A concise, readable and comprehensive manual on the Canadian court system.
A particularly useful work for political science courses or for lay persons seeking an overall perspective in manageable compass of the entire court system. This is a first-rate, succinct account of the Canadian court system."

- Ken Whiteway Canadian Law Libraries

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1994
ISBN: 9781550284348
Format: 9in x 6in
illustrated with tables

BISAC Code:  LAW052000
Imprint: Lorimer


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