Supreme 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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear only about six per cent of the appeals put forward by lawyers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Red Deer lawyer going to Supreme Court to argue against minimum sentences for fentanyl trafficking

Andrew Phypers says minimum sentences interfere with sentencing judge’s decision making

The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear only about six per cent of the appeals put forward by lawyers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Vice President Mike Pence speaks to supporters Saturday Oct. 24, 2020 in Tallahassee, Fla. Battleground Florida was again a central focus of the presidential campaign Saturday as President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and former President Barack Obama all had high-profile events in the state. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Vice President Mike Pence speaks to supporters Saturday Oct. 24, 2020 in Tallahassee, Fla. Battleground Florida was again a central focus of the presidential campaign Saturday as President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and former President Barack Obama all had high-profile events in the state. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the fourth days of hearing on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

GOP pushes Barrett toward court as Democrats decry ‘sham’

GOP pushes Barrett toward court as Democrats decry ‘sham’

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the fourth days of hearing on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)
Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., removes his mask during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

Takeaways: Pardon power, silent mics on Barrett’s final day

Takeaways: Pardon power, silent mics on Barrett’s final day

Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., removes his mask during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

Barrett bats away tough Democratic confirmation probing

Barrett bats away tough Democratic confirmation probing

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)
Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the constitutionality of a key legislative change to the jury selection process. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Clouds pass by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Friday June 12, 2020. The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the constitutionality of a key legislative change to the jury selection process. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Trump’s court pick meets senators before confirmation fight

Trump’s court pick meets senators before confirmation fight

Trump’s court pick meets senators before confirmation fight

Trump’s court pick meets senators before confirmation fight
Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court
Senate GOP plans vote on Trump’s court pick before election

Senate GOP plans vote on Trump’s court pick before election

Senate GOP plans vote on Trump’s court pick before election

Senate GOP plans vote on Trump’s court pick before election
Mourners pay tribute outside U.S. Supreme Court as battle brews over RBG’s successor

Mourners pay tribute outside U.S. Supreme Court as battle brews over RBG’s successor

Mourners pay tribute outside U.S. Supreme Court as battle brews over RBG’s successor

Mourners pay tribute outside U.S. Supreme Court as battle brews over RBG’s successor
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87