Saturday, October 08, 2011

Library of Parliament Publication on Bilingualism in the Federal Courts

The Library of Parliament recently published a report on Bilingualism in the Federal Courts:
"This document analyzes the rules that govern the use of both official languages in the federal courts, that is, the courts established by Parliament. It gives a brief overview of Canada’s court system before examining the legislative, constitutional and judicial framework of bilingualism in the federal courts. Lastly, it reviews the unique case of the Supreme Court of Canada and summarizes the recent debate on adding language requirements for the judges who sit on the Supreme Court bench."

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 5:10 pm


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