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Donald Songer, Susan Johnson, C. L. Ostberg and Matthew Wetstein Law, Ideology, and Collegiality. Judicial Behaviour in the Supreme Court of Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012. 223 pp.

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1 At a November 2012 panel on the subject of HIV non-disclosure and criminal law in Canada held at McGill University’s Faculty of Law, four panelists explored the contours and consequences of two recent Supreme Court decisions (R v Mabior, 2012 SCC 47 and R v DC, 2012 SCC 48). During the question-and-answer period, an attendee expressed surprise that Canadian justices’ decisions in these appeals were unanimous. Interestingly, the historical record shows that justices’ decisions are, by and large, unanimous.

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Canadian Journal of Law and Society / La Revue Canadienne Droit et Société
  • ISSN: 0829-3201
  • EISSN: 1911-0227
  • URL: /core/journals/canadian-journal-of-law-and-society-la-revue-canadienne-droit-et-societe
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