Legal History

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Lawyers, Families, and Businesses

The Shaping of a Bay Street Law Firm, Faskens 1863-1963

In Lawyers, Families, and Businesses: The Shaping of a Bay Street Law Firm, Faskens 1863–1963, noted lawyer and historian, Ian Kyer, provides a superbly researched and fascinating study of … 337 View

Property on Trial

Canadian Cases in Context

Co-Published with the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Property on Trial is a collection of 14 studies of Canadian property law disputes — some well-known, some more obscure … ; ; 545 View

Public Law at the McLachlin Court

The First Decade

Beverley McLachlin was sworn in as the seventeenth Chief Justice of Canada on 7 January 2000. This book focuses on constitutional and administrative law decisions rendered in the first decade of … ; 447 View

Thirty Years’ War

The Failed Public/Private Partnership that Spurred the Creation of the Toronto Transit Commission, 1891-1921

Between 1891 and 1921, the Toronto Railway Company operated Toronto’s streetcars under a franchise granted by the City. The arrangement brought the City a modern electric streetcar system, … 257 View
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Introduction

From: Property on Trial

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Background to the case studies chosen for the book and the themes and issues they represent. 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Law of Contracts, 2/e

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Introduction to the study of contract law by outlining the topics covered in the book. 28 $2.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Thirty Years' War

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Background to the legal battles between the City of Toronto and its transit provider in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 13 $1.30 Add
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Introduction: Convergence of Disciplines

From: International and Transnational Criminal Law, 2/e

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Discussion of the history, sources, and subjects of international and transnational criminal law, plus considerations of enforcement and international cooperation. ; 49 $4.90 Add
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Preface

From: Lawyers, Families, and Businesses

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Explains what drew the author to this project. Acknowledgments are also made. 6 $0.60 Add
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The First Decade of the 21st Century

The Supreme Court of Canada in Context

From: Public Law at the McLachlin Court

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The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C. gives her perspective on her first decade as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. 10 $1.00 Add
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Address to the Electors of Terrebonne

From: Essential Readings in Canadian Government and Politics, 2nd Edition

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Text of 1840 speech by Louis-Hyppolyte Fontaine promoting responsible government. ; ; 4 $0.40 Add
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An Introduction to the Law of Trusts

From: Law of Trusts, 3/e

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Discusses the concept and history of trusts, contrasts trusts with other legal relationships, and refers to equity and the civil law. 18 $1.80 Add
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Canada’s Constitutional Development before 1867

From: Constitutional Law, 5/e

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Review of the development of representative and responsible government in Canada before Confederation. ; ; 21 $2.10 Add
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Early Years

From: Beverley McLachlin

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Discusses McLachlin’s early life and childhood in rural Alberta. An overview of her family, school and early influences. ; 15 $1.50 Add
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Historical Context

From: Charter of Rights and Freedoms 6/e

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Surveys common law, legislation and international human rights charters prior to the enactment of the Charter. ; 23 $2.30 Add
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The McLachlin Court’s First Decade—A Dynamic Time for Public Law

From: Public Law at the McLachlin Court

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The introduction lays out the focus and structure of the book. ; 6 $0.60 Add