This article appeared in the second edition of Global Legal Insights Litigation & Dispute Resolution; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
In the chapter on Canada, Caroline Abela, Krista Chaytor & Marie-Andre Vermette discuss Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
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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