Legal History

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Class Actions Controversy

The Origins and Development of the Ontario Class Proceedings Act

Winner of the 2019 Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History Shortlisted for the Speaker’s Book Award 2019 The Ontario Class Proceedings Act, 1992 represented a major innovation in civil … 302 View

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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Overview

From: Class Actions Controversy

Provides an introduction to the existing scholarship on the history of class actions. 14 $1.40 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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Class Actions in England, North America, and Australia

From: Class Actions Controversy

This chapter explores the debate on class action reform in Ontario, which was preceded by the origins of class actions and group proceedings in the Court of Chancery, the limited jurisprudence in … 31 $3.10 Add