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Karakatsanis played major role for court

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 @ 2:17 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

The most majoritarian judge on Canada’s top court in 2016 was Justice Andromache Karakatsanis — who was on the prevailing side in every divided case on which she sat, a Lawyers Weekly analysis of the nine judges’ voting patterns reveals.

Also at the core of most of the majorities at the top court last year were Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, who agreed with the final outcome in 96 per cent of the split cases on which she sat (23 of 24 appeals), and Justices Thomas Cromwell...