New Federation is launching its edited collection, "The Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada" at Osgoode Hall in Toronto on October 14, 2014 (co-hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada and Osgoode Hall Law School with R. Roy McMurtry as guest of honour.)
New Federation is a non-profit charitable organization, and they are seeking help with the publishing costs from the profession. For more information, contact Gerry Gummersell, firstname.lastname@example.org
The table of contents shows a diverse and interesting list of contributors, including a number of legal historians.
(Apologies for the weird formatting. Cut and pasted from a Word document.)
Chief Justices AuthorsSir William Buell Richards Lawrence Martin-The Globe and Mail[1875-79]Sir William Johnstone Ritchie E. Bruce Mellett[1879-92] Partner, Bennett Jones LLPSir Samuel Henry Strong Prof. Jamie Benidickson-Biographer[1892-1902] Faculty of Law-University of OttawaSir Henri-Elzear Taschereau Prof. & Dean Guy Lefevre[1902-06] Faculty of Law-Universite de Montreal
Sir Charles Fitzpatrick Prof. Adam Dodek[1906-18] Vice Dean Common Law SectionFaculty of Law- University of OttawaSir Louis Henry Davies Mr. Justice James C. MacPherson[1918-24] Ontario Court of AppealFrancis Alexander Anglin John J. L. Hunter Q. C.[1924-33] Hunter Litigation Chambers-VancouverSir Lyman Poore Duff Prof. Lorne Sossin[1933-44] Dean, Osgoode Hall Law School
Thibaudeau Rinfret Prof. Sylvio Normand[1944-54] Faculty of LawUniversite LavalPatrick Kerwin Prof. Carissima Mathen[1954-63] Faculty of Law-Common Law SectionUniversity of OttawaRobert Taschereau [1963-67] Prof. Michel Morin[1963-67] Faculty of LawUniversite de Montreal
John Robert Cartwright Prof. Emeritus Peter H. Russell[1967-70] Dept. of Pol. Sci. U of TJoseph Honore Gerald Fauteux Prof. Sebastien Grammond[1970-73] Dean, Civil Law, University of OttawaBora Laskin Prof. Philip Girard[1973-84] Osgoode Hall Law SchoolBrian Dickson Mr. Justice Robert Sharpe[1984-90] Ontario Court of AppealAntonio Lamer Prof. Susan Herada[1990-2000] Carleton UniversityBeverley McLachlin Eugene Meehan Q.C.[2000- ] Supreme Advocacy LLP