Thursday, December 06, 2007

Memorial Ceremony for Late Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Lamer on TV This Saturday

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court of Canada held a special ceremony for former Chief Justice Lamer, who died in late November in Ottawa.

CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel for politics junkies, will be airing that ceremony this Saturday, December 8 from 11:15 am to 12:00 pm Eastern Time.

More Library Boy posts on Lamer's illustrious career:
  • Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Lamer Dies (November 26, 2007): "The Right Honourable Antonio Lamer, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1990 to 2000, died Saturday in Ottawa at age 74. He was known to many as a champion of the late 20th-century rights revolution."
  • Farewell to The Right Honorable Antonio Lamer, Former Chief Justice of Canada (November 28, 2007): "The Right Honorable Antonio Lamer, the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court between 1990 and 2000 who passed away on the weekend, is lying in repose in the Main Hall of the Supreme Court building as I write this, his casket attended by 5 soldiers of the Governor General's Foot Guards and a Mountie in ceremonial red serge uniform. Lamer was Honorary Colonel of the Foot Guards. Numerous members of the public and the legal profession have come to pay their last respects and have been filing by all afternoon long."

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 5:09 pm


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