Episode 13: Who is Trudeau's latest pick for the Supreme Court of Canada?

On Episode 13 of Not Reserving Judgment, we discuss a new Supreme Court decision that found some mandatory minimum sentences for child luring are cruel and unusual punishment; we tell you what we know about Justin Trudeau’s latest Supreme Court pick, Justice Mary Moreau; and we talk about a series of human rights complaints that allege CUPE has discriminated against its Jewish members.

Stories and cases discussed in this week’s episode:

  • ‘Alienated, isolated and alone’: Jewish union members launch human rights claim against CUPE (CTV Toronto)
  •  Trudeau confirms appointment of Alberta judge Mary Moreau to Supreme Court of Canada (Toronto Star)
  • ‘I consider her a fighter’: Supreme Court pick Mary Moreau hailed as a voice for minority rights (Globe and Mail)
  •  Supreme Court rules mandatory minimum sentences for child luring are unconstitutional (Toronto Star)
  • R v Bertrand Marchand (SCC)
  • Experts mull whether Section 28 of Charter could impact Sask. Parents’ Rights law (Regina Leader-Post)
  • They’re All Interpretative: Towards a Consistent Approach to ss 25-31 of the Charter by Gerard Kennedy (SSRN)
  • Letter from Canadian lawyers and law students on contextualizing Hamas’ attack (X.com)
  • Nora Loreto post on CUPE lawsuit (X.com)

Not Reserving Judgment is a podcast hosted by Josh Dehaas, Joanna Baron, and Christine Van Geyn brought to you by the Canadian Constitution Foundation.

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