Conservatives could be tempted to campaign against courts in next election

This is a government determined to bring its brand of law and order to this country, whether it is cracking down on bogus refugee claimants, giving police more surveillance powers, bringing in mandatory sentencing, ending early parole or always going the extra mile to bring down the hammer in the name of victims’ rights.

When Federal Court Justice Anne Mactavish slapped down Conservative reforms to refugee health care on Friday in decidedly blunt language, Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, pictured, responded in kind with his case for the reforms. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Harper

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 7, 2014 7:57 PM

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