Fifty Shades of Ultra Vires: The Many Faces of Judicial Review of Legislation

On Friday May 13th, participants gather in person and virtally to mark the retirement of Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella from the Supreme Court of Canada. This event, organized by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ), celebrates Justice Abella’s life, career, and her influence on law and society. She retired from Canada’s highest court on July 1, 2021. In this session, Adam Dodek (Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa), Howie Kislowicz (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary), Jamie Cameron (professor emerita, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University), Carissima Mathen (professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa), Han-Ru Zhou (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal), Alexander Pless (Justice, Superior Court of Quebec), and Aimée Craft (Associate Professor and Research Chair, Nibi miinawaa aki inaakonigewin: Indigenous Governance in Relationship with Land and Water at the University of Ottawa) discuss Justice Abella’s contributions to constitutional law.

This content has been updated on 30 July 2022 at 21 h 36 min.