The conduct of public inquiries : law, policy, and practice / Ed Ratushny.
Toronto, ON : Irwin Law, 2009.
xxvii, 477 pages ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Nature and purpose of commissions of inquiry Some Canadian commissions of inquiry Establishing a commission of inquiry Role of the commissioner Role of counsel The legal framework The conduct of hearings Final report Policy/advisory commissions.
"This book is the first comprehensive, integrated, and thorough exposition of the public inquiry as a governmental, legal, and social institution. It analyzes the entire process from its inception through every stage to and after the final report. Guidance and advice are provided at every step with graphic illustrations from past inquiries, such as the conduct of commissioners, ranging from exemplary to egotistical and arrogant. Difficult problems are analyzed and practical solutions proposed."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.