Canada

Global Legal Insights - Litigation & Dispute Resolution | (3rd Ed.), August 2014
Caroline Abela, Krista Chaytor, Marie-Andrée Vermette

Efficiency and integrity of the Canadian courts

The cornerstone of the Canadian legal system is based on two principles: (1) the rule of law; and (2) the independence of the judiciary. The rule of law provides that everyone is subject to the law and no one is above the law. The preservation of such a principle is ensured by the independence of the judiciary, which dates back 300 years.

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This article appeared in the Third Edition of Global Legal Insights – Litigation & Dispute Resolution; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.