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 has taught at Lakehead University, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Lethbridge. He retired in 2015. He is the author of Supreme at Last. He lives in Lethbridge, Alberta.
IAN GREENE is a University Professor Emeritus at York University, where he has taught public policy and administration since 1985. He was the founding director of York's Masters program in Public Policy, Administration and Law. Greene's most recent book is Honest Politics Now (with David P. Shugarman). He is also the author of The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He lives in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Other titles by Peter McCormick
Other titles by Ian Greene
The Legacy of a Supreme Court Chief Justice
Honest Politics Now
What ethical conduct means in Canadian public life
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
30+ years of decisions that shape Canadian life
A Question of Ethics
Canadians Speak Out
Decision-Making in Canadian Courts of Appeal
Seeking Integrity in Canadian Political Life