Laskin, Bora

   Canadian scholar and jurist. Born in Fort Willam Onatrio, he studied at the University of Toronto and Harvard University. Later he taught at the University of Toronto. In 1965 he became a justice of the Ontario Court of Appeals; later he was a judge of the Supreme Court of Canada. In 1973 he was appointed chief justice.

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  • LASKIN, BORA — (1912–1984), Canadian legal scholar, teacher, labor arbitrator, jurist. Laskin was born in Fort William, Ontario (now Thunder Bay). His Russian immigrant parents instilled in him an appreciation of his Jewish heritage and passion for tolerance… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bora Laskin — Bora Laskin, PC, CC (* 5. Oktober 1912 in Fort William, Ontario; † 26. März 1984) war ein kanadischer Richter und Rechtswissenschaftler. Er gehörte von 1970 bis zu seinem Tod dem Obersten Gerichtshof von Kanada an und war ab 1973 dessen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bora (Name) — Bora ist ein türkischer männlicher Vorname[1] mit der Bedeutung „Orkan“ sowie ein mongolischer Name mit der Bedeutung „grau“.[2] Bora tritt auch als Familienname auf. Der Name kommt auch außerhalb der Türkei vor, dort leitet sich der Name vom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bora Laskin — Infobox Judge honorific prefix = The Right Honourable name = Bora Laskin imagesize = caption = office = 14th Chief Justice of Canada termstart = December 27 1973 termend = March 26 1984 nominator = appointer = Pierre Trudeau predecessor = Gérald… …   Wikipedia

  • Bora Laskin — Le très honorable Bora Laskin (5 octobre 1912 26 mars 1984), C.P., C.C., fut juge en chef de la Cour suprême du Canada, de 1973 à 1984. v · Juge en chef de la Cour suprême du Canada …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saul Laskin — Infobox Officeholder name = Saul Laskin caption = order = 1st Mayor of Thunder Bay term start = 1970 term end = 1972 predecessor = successor = Walter Assef birth date = 15 May 1918 birth place = Fort William, Ontario, Canada death date = 4… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Supreme Court of Canada cases (Laskin Court) — This is a chronological list of notable cases decided by the Supreme Court of Canada from the appointment of Bora Laskin in 1973 as Chief Justice to his retirement in 1984.1973ndash 1974 ee also* List of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council… …   Wikipedia

  • Brian Dickson — For those of a similar name, see Brian Dixon (disambiguation). For other people of the same name, see Robert Dickson (disambiguation). The Right Honourable Robert George Brian Dickson PC, CC, CD …   Wikipedia

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Law — Established 1887 School type Public Endowment $57 million CAD[1] Parent endowment …   Wikipedia

  • List of people from Thunder Bay, Ontario — The following people were born in, residents of, or are otherwise closely connected to the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario Activists *Clifford Chadderton, (1919 mdash;), World War II veteran and advocate for veterans. Chief executive officer of The… …   Wikipedia

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