Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa, on Thursday, June 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Supreme Court affirms drug, firearm convictions despite police officer’s mistake

In a 6-1 decision, the court upheld the arrest even though it violated the man’s charter rights

 

FILE - Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is sworn in for her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee March 21, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Jackson confirmed as first Black female high court justice

Jackson confirmed as first Black female high court justice

  • Apr 7, 2022

 

FILE - Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson smiles as Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., arrives for a meeting in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 31, 2022. Democrats are launching a whirlwind of votes and Senate floor action Monday with the goal of confirming Judge Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court by the end of the week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Murkowski, Romney to support Jackson for Supreme Court

Murkowski, Romney to support Jackson for Supreme Court

 

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, poses for a portrait, Friday, Feb., 18, 2022, in her office at the court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Biden nominates Jackson, first Black woman, to Supreme Court

Biden nominates Jackson, first Black woman, to Supreme Court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, poses for a portrait, Friday, Feb., 18, 2022, in her office at the court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Joe Biden speaks about Ukraine in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden interviews trio of candidates for Supreme Court

Biden interviews trio of candidates for Supreme Court

President Joe Biden speaks about Ukraine in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden doing ‘deep dive’ on ‘about 4’ high court candidates

Biden doing ‘deep dive’ on ‘about 4’ high court candidates

FILE - Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, appointed by President Bill Clinton, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Nov. 30, 2018. Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

At least 3 judges eyed as Biden mulls Supreme Court pick

At least 3 judges eyed as Biden mulls Supreme Court pick

FILE - Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, appointed by President Bill Clinton, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Nov. 30, 2018. Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Supreme Court of Canada affirms ‘starting-point’ approach to criminal sentencing

Supreme Court of Canada affirms ‘starting-point’ approach to criminal sentencing

Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Richard Wagner poses for a photo with the other members of the Supreme Court following a welcoming ceremony for Judge Mahmud Jamal at the Supreme Court of Canada, Thursday, October 28, 2021 in Ottawa. Back row left to right: Judge Nicholas Kasirer, Judge Malcolm Rowe, Sheila Martin, Judge Mahmud Jamal. Front row left to right: Judge Suzanne Cote, Judge Michael Moldaver, Wagner, Judge Andromache Karakatsanis, Judge Russell Brown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s newest Supreme Court justice embraces an ‘abiding belief in pluralism’

Canada’s newest Supreme Court justice embraces an ‘abiding belief in pluralism’

Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Richard Wagner poses for a photo with the other members of the Supreme Court following a welcoming ceremony for Judge Mahmud Jamal at the Supreme Court of Canada, Thursday, October 28, 2021 in Ottawa. Back row left to right: Judge Nicholas Kasirer, Judge Malcolm Rowe, Sheila Martin, Judge Mahmud Jamal. Front row left to right: Judge Suzanne Cote, Judge Michael Moldaver, Wagner, Judge Andromache Karakatsanis, Judge Russell Brown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - This undated file photo provided by U.S. Central Command, shows Abu Zubaydah, date and location unknown. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about the government's ability to keep what it says are state secrets from a man tortured by the CIA following 9/11 and now held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center. At the center of the case being heard Wednesday is whether Abu Zubaydah can get information related to his detention. (U.S. Central Command via AP, File)

Justices ponder detainee’s rights in Guantanamo secrets case

Justices ponder detainee’s rights in Guantanamo secrets case

FILE - This undated file photo provided by U.S. Central Command, shows Abu Zubaydah, date and location unknown. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about the government's ability to keep what it says are state secrets from a man tortured by the CIA following 9/11 and now held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center. At the center of the case being heard Wednesday is whether Abu Zubaydah can get information related to his detention. (U.S. Central Command via AP, File)
Ontario Court of Appeal Justice Mahmud Jamal is seen in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Office of the Commissioner Federal Judicial Affairs Canada, Judicial Appointments Secretariat

Advisory body was ‘very keen’ to have Indigenous Supreme Court candidate: Campbell

Junior judges, or lawyers, were among the bilingual Indigenous possibilities for the top court

Ontario Court of Appeal Justice Mahmud Jamal is seen in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Office of the Commissioner Federal Judicial Affairs Canada, Judicial Appointments Secretariat
Tulips bloom in front of the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Day two of a full week of scheduled hearings will be heard in Federal Court today on a case involving Indigenous children unnecessarily taken into foster care by what all parties call Canada’s “broken child welfare system.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Child-welfare gaps led to youth suicides, Indigenous group argues at Federal Court

Ottawa says there was inadequate evidence to award compensation

Tulips bloom in front of the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Day two of a full week of scheduled hearings will be heard in Federal Court today on a case involving Indigenous children unnecessarily taken into foster care by what all parties call Canada’s “broken child welfare system.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Conservatives push big issues to fore at Supreme Court

Conservatives push big issues to fore at Supreme Court

In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Richard Wagner, left, and fellow judges Michael Moldaver, second from right, and Andromache Karakatsanis, right, listen in as judge Rosalie Abella responds to a question during a question-and-answer session at Canadian Museum of Human Rights, in Winnipeg, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Abella heard her last Supreme Court case Friday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella speaks lovingly of family as she hears last case

Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella speaks lovingly of family as she hears last case

Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Richard Wagner, left, and fellow judges Michael Moldaver, second from right, and Andromache Karakatsanis, right, listen in as judge Rosalie Abella responds to a question during a question-and-answer session at Canadian Museum of Human Rights, in Winnipeg, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Abella heard her last Supreme Court case Friday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Supreme Court to take up major abortion rights challenge

Supreme Court to take up major abortion rights challenge

In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
The Supreme Court of Canada is seen at sunset in Ottawa, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Supreme Court says the federal carbon price is constitutional

Split decision upholds a pivotal part of the Liberal climate-change plan

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen at sunset in Ottawa, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. The Supreme Court of Canada will examine minimum sentences for armed robbery, the second case involving mandatory firearms penalties the top court has recently agreed to hear. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Supreme Court decision on pivotal carbon tax case coming today

Court will decide whether Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is constitutional

Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. The Supreme Court of Canada will examine minimum sentences for armed robbery, the second case involving mandatory firearms penalties the top court has recently agreed to hear. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Supreme Court denies appeal in Mount Cashel abuse case

Court did not provide reasons as is its custom

The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
(File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
(File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)