How the Canadian Supreme Court's rejection of a new appointee to the bench changes the country's constitutional debate

By Erin Crandall, 24 March 2014
<p>On Oct. 3, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Federal Court of Appeal Judge Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC). In the Canadian system, the prime minister has wide discretion in choosing Supreme Court judges (Parliament has no advise-and-consent function), so the process of filling a vacant seat is normally a fairly straightforward affair.
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