Writings on Judges, Judging and Dissent

For the past several years, Marie-Claire Belleau and Rebecca Johnson have been working on a project focused on Judicial Dissent.  Here are several of the pieces we have written as part of that research.

“L’honorable Charles D. Gonthier : une analyse jurisprudentielle quantitative comparée” [en collaboration avec Marie-Claire Belleau et Annie Packwood] (2012) 56 S.C.L.R. (2d) 51-78 [also published as a book chapter in Michel Morin et al. ed., Responsibility, Fraternity and Sustainability in Law: In Memory of the Honourable Charles Doherty Gonthier / Responsabilité, fraternité et développement durable en droit: en mémoire de l’honorable Charles Doherty Gonthier (Markham, ON: LexisNexis Canada, 2012) 51-78]

Belleau, Marie-Claire, Anik Lamontagne & Rebecca Johnson, “Les décisions de la juge McLachlin à la Cour suprême du Canada : une analyse statistique comparative ” in David Wright & Adam Dodek eds., Public Law at the McLachlin Court: the First Decade (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2011) 39-54

“Rapport minoritaire : La dissidence fait judge” [co-authored with Marie-Claire Belleau & Valérie Bouchard] (2009) 21:1 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 1

“La diversité identitaire et les opinions dissidentes de la Cour suprême du Canada : conséquences sur la sécurité juridique?” ” [co-authored with Marie-Claire Belleau] (2008) 110 La Revue du Notariat 319

“Judging Gender: Difference and Dissent at the Supreme Court of Canada” [co-authored with Marie-Claire Belleau] in (2008) 15:1-2 International Journal of the Legal Profession 57-71.   [translated into Russian as: Belleau, Marie-Claire & Johnson, Rebecca (2015) Zhenshchiny sudyat: osoboe mnenie v Verkhovnom sude Kanady [Judging Gender: Difference and Dissent at the Supreme Court of Canada]. In: Alexander Kondakov (ed.) Obshchestvo i pravo: issledovatel’skie perspektivy [Law and Society: Research Perspectives]. St. Petersburg: Centre for Independent Social Research. СС. 291—310.

“Voicing an Opinion: Authorship, Collaboration and the Judgments of Justice Bertha Wilson” [coauthored with Marie-Claire Belleau & Christina Vinters] in (2008) 20 Supreme Court Law Review 53-81.

“Appendix: The Written Opinions of Justice Bertha Wilson” [coauthored with Marie-Claire Belleau, Christina Vinters & Andrew Tomilson] in (2008) 20 Supreme Court Law Review 409-446.

Marie-Claire Belleau, Rebecca Johnson and Valérie Bouchard, “Visages de la Colère Judiciaire: Répondre à l’Appel/ Faces of Judicial Anger: Answering the Call” in (2007) 1:2 European Journal of Legal Studies     online at:  http://www.ejls.eu/

“Les femmes juges feront-elles véritablement une différence? Réflexions sur  leur présence depuis vingt ans à la Cour suprême du Canada” (2005) 17:1 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 37-49 [co-authored with Marie-Claire Belleau]

“I Beg to Differ:  Interdisciplinary Questions about Law, Language and Dissent” [co-authored with Marie-Claire Belleau],  in Logan Atkinson & Diana Majury eds., Law, Mystery & the Humanities:  Collected Essays  (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008) 145-166.

“Faces of Judicial Anger: Answering the Call” [co-authored with Marie-Claire Belleau] in Myriam Jézéquel and Nicholas Kasirer, eds. Les sept péchés capitaux et le droit privé (Montreal: Éd. Thémis, 2007) 13-56.

“I Beg to Differ:  The Language of Dissent”, in Logan Atkinson & Diana Majury eds., Traversing Disciplinary Differences: Essays in Law and in the Humanities (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming 2007). [co-authored with Marie-Claire Belleau]

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