Judges and Judging

Inside the Canadian Judicial System

by Peter McCormick and Ian Greene

First published in 1990, Judges and Judging is a pioneering work presenting a portrait of Canada's judiciary that remains relevant today.
First published in 1990, this book is the first to examine in detail who Canada's judges are and how they make their decisions.
During eight years of research, the authors gathered detailed biographical information on judges, including their backgrounds, political connections and previous work experience. They consider in detail the nature of judicial appointments in Canada, the background characteristics of judges, the process of judicial decision-making, the role of the Supreme Court of Canada, and the controversial position of judges as legislators.
Judges and Judging is a pioneering work presenting a portrait of Canada's judiciary that remains relevant today.

About the Authors

Peter McCormick

PETER McCORMICK teaches political science at the University of Lethbridge.

Ian Greene

IAN GREENE teaches political science at York University.

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