Top judge's claim not credible

RE: "Kenney vs. independent judiciary," Aug. 17) Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, at a speech in Vancouver, stated that judges are "lawmakers." By stating that judges are lawmakers she has entered the public realm and involved herself in the legislative branch of government. Therefore her claim to an independent judiciary is not credible.

Published: Wednesday, 08/24/2011 12:00 am EDT

RE: "Kenney vs. independent judiciary," Aug. 17) Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, at a speech in Vancouver, stated that judges are "lawmakers." By stating that judges are lawmakers she has entered the public realm and involved herself in the legislative branch of government. Therefore her claim to an independent judiciary is not credible.

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