The three short chief justiceships
of Taschereau, Cartwright and Fauteux are combined for convenience into a single composite chief justiceship
This paper will examine the practice of separate concurrence in the modern Supreme Court of Canada, which I will take as including the Chief Justiceships
of Dickson, Lamer, and McLachlin.
htm (reviewing Broderick's dramatic career, ranging from his participation in former President Clinton's 1992 campaign, to an investigation into his alleged involvement in judicial misconduct, to a bizarre in-home attack that left him unrecognizable); Justices Criticized for E-mail on Ballot Issue, supra note 25 (reporting the controversy that erupted as a result of the court speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment); Ramer, supra note 3 (reporting that the statute under which Broderick succeeded to his chief justiceship
was ruled unconstitutional).
One distinctive feature of the new chief justiceship
suggests the possibility of a different pattern from that of the Lamer Court.
Jackson later made an open attack on his Alabama colleague, Hugo Black, in 1946, at a time when Jackson might well have been boosted to the chief justiceship
Rutledge, `Edward Butler and the Chief Justiceship
,' Historical Studies, No.
Johnson, The Chief Justiceship
of John Marshall, 1801-1835.
Parrish (ABA-CLIO 2002); The Chief Justiceship
of Charles Evans Hughes, 1930-1941, William G.
concurrence dropped precipitously during his Chief Justiceship
He transformed the office of the chief justiceship
Bush between them filled five seats on the current Court with conservative appointees, including Antonin Scalia, Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony Kennedy, David Souter, and Clarence Thomas, as well as elevating Rehnquist to the chief justiceship