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Canada: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is Canada's final court of appeal, the last judicial resort for all litigants, whether individuals or governments. Its jurisdiction embraces both the civil law of the province of Quebec and the common law of the other provinces and territories. The Supreme Court hears appeals from the court of last resort, usually a provincial or territorial court of appeal or the Federal Court of Appeal. The Court hears appeals from three sources. In most cases, leave, or permission, must first be obtained from a panel of three judges of the Court. Cases for which leave to appeal is not required, primarily criminal cases and appeals from provincial references, are a second source. The third source of cases is the reference power of the federal government by which the Court is required to give an opinion on questions referred to it by the Governor in Council. Website: www.scc-csc.gc.ca/
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United States v. Burns

15 February 2001 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

États-Unis c. Burns

15 February 2001 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Baker v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

9 July 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Baker c. Canada (Ministre de la Citoyenneté et de l'Immigration)

9 July 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Pushpanathan v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

17 September 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Pushpanathan c. Canada (Ministre de la Citoyenneté et de l'Immigration)

17 September 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Pushpanathan c. Canada (Ministre de la Citoyenneté et de l'Immigration)

4 June 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Pushpanathan v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

4 June 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Chan v. Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration)

19 October 1995 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Chan c. Canada (Ministre de l'Emploi et de l'Immigration)

19 October 1995 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

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