Chatting with Angela this morning about judgments, and then the Ontario Reports undermines my certainty about my prior views.
One expects that such issues as what is a judgment, and what is an endorsement, would have been determined years ago, when the basic rules of precedent were laid down by common law courts.
However, this morning’s copy of the Ontario Reports has me wondering. There are 80 pages of reported judicial decisions in part 10 of volume 96 of the Ontario Reports, Third Edition.
However, four of those decisions from the Superior Court totalling 61 pages are nominally endorsements. I . . . [more]