Judging Bertha Wilson : Law as Large as Life / Ellen Anderson.

Madame Justice Bertha Wilson, the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada, is an enormously influential and controversial figure in Canadian legal and political history. This engaging, authorized, intellectual biography draws on interviews conducted under the auspices of the Osgoode Soc...

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Online Access: Full Text (via De Gruyter)
Main Author: Anderson, Ellen
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
Series:Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Foreword: The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part One. The Preparatory Years: Life Before the Bench
  • 1. Growing Up: Daughter, Sister, and Student
  • 2. The Clergyman'S Wife
  • 3. Diligence at Dalhousie
  • 4. The Osler Innovations
  • PART TWO. On the Bench: The Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada
  • 5. The Ontario Court of Appeal
  • 6. A Canadian Philosophy of Judicial Analysis
  • 7. The Supreme Court of Canada
  • 8. Diversity at the Margins
  • 9. Beyond Family Law: Justice for Women and Children
  • 10. Getting Down to Business: Law and Economics in the Marketplace
  • 11. Contextual Proceduralism
  • 12. Outside the Court
  • PART THREE. Life after Judging
  • 13. The Gender Equality Study
  • 14. The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
  • 15. Portrait of a Judge
  • Adjunct Interviews
  • Archival Resources
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index
  • Backmatter