Peter Hogg Talks About Dialogue


The Court presents, in conjunction with the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, a recording of a talk given by Peter Hogg, Dean Emeritus of Osgoode Hall Law School and Scholar in Residence at the Toronto office of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. This is a preview of his upcoming article (co-authored with Allison Bushell Thornton and Wade Wright, both Associates at Blake’s) “Charter Dialogue Revisited—Or ‘Much Ado About Metaphors'” which will be published in Volume 45.1 of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal. The talk took place on February 7, 2007.

peter_hogg1.jpgBy way of background, Professor Hogg and Allison Thornton published “The Charter Dialogue Between Courts and Legislatures” [PDF] in the 1997 Osgoode Hall Law Journal. It has long been considered the leading article on post-Charter judicial review. This talk and the article it anticipates review that earlier piece and reconsider it in the light of a decade’s developments.

The lecture and associated question period are together just over one hour in length.

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