Episode 25: What the heck is going on at the Supreme Court of Canada?

On Episode 25, we explain why last week’s Supreme Court decision on Indigenous child welfare preserves an important constitutional principle; we walk you through the Federal Court’s feisty opinion declaring that cabinet is breaching a constitutional convention by not appointing enough judges; and we discuss our theories on why the Supreme Court is deciding so few cases these days.

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