Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Judicial Activism

Ever since the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the Chaoulli case - the court case that opens the door for a parallel public-private health care system in Quebec - some Canadians have been crying "judicial activism".

If readers of the CTFs blog want an example of judicial interference, take a look at a column penned by Richard Nadler of the National Review. The column details a Kansas Supreme Court decision that ordered the state legislature to increase public school (K-12) spending by $853 million per year.

The CTF has wade into the debate as to how Canada should choose Supreme Court Justices and Senators.

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