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The court room of the Supreme Court of Canada is pictured on May 22, 2014 in Ottawa.
The court room of the Supreme Court of Canada is pictured on May 22, 2014 in Ottawa.
(Dave Chan for the Globe and Mail)

Five bills likely to stoke Harper’s conflict with Supreme Court

The Supreme Court and the Prime Minister’s Office have had their share of recent run-ins – the judges have struck down prostitution laws, rebuffed the government’s arguments for Senate reform, and rejected the government’s nominee to the court, Marc Nadon. Amid all of it, the government made a veiled accusation that the Chief Justice acted improperly in trying to speak to the Prime Minister.