The Canadian Press

2014-03-21 | SCOC Nadon

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The Supreme Court of Canada delivered a stinging rebuke to the Conservative government as it rejected Prime Minister Stephen Harper's hand-picked appointment to the high court's ranks. Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell said the court ruled Marc Nadon, the semi-retired Federal Court of Appeal judge from Quebec, was not eligible because he didn't meet the specific requirements for jurists appointed from that province.

Date: 2014-03-21
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << unlock the door has effectively been declared ineligible because he came from the federal court and did not meet the criteria of either coming from the Quebec Superior Court the Quebec Court of Appeal or being a current member of the Quebec bar the Court's opinion affects only Quebec appointments which means there is no effect on the current Supreme Court Justice Marshall rusting of Manitoba from Harper appointed from the federal court of appeal in 2006 >>