oa Advocate - The legitimacy of the judiciary in constitutional adjudication

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8743



I must preface my talk by indicating that I will illustrate my general remarks by reference to the relatively recent Canadian experience with judicial review under a constitutionally entrenched Charter of Rights and Freedoms and also by reference to my own experience on the bench. In keeping with true judicial tradition, I will state at the outset that the views I express are solely my own and do not purport to represent the views of the Canadian judiciary as a whole, or even of my immediate colleagues on the Ontario Court of Appeal.

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