Justice System

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Languages of the Unheard

Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy

“What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the language of the unheard.” In this new era of global protest and popular revolt, Languages of … 232 View

The Secret Power of Juries

What jurors in Canada aren't being told about their rights -- and what we can do about it

Canadians know that the jurors at a trial decide the defendant’s guilt or innocence according to the law of the land. What they don’t know is how far that right actually goes, and … 216 View
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Defining Justice

From: Pursuing Justice Second Edition

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Objectives Studying Justice Rules for the Study of Justice The Interdisciplinary Nature of the Study of Justice Multiple and Changing Definitions of Justice So How Does the Law Fit into the Study … 26 $2.60 Add
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Foreward & Preface

From: The Secret Power of Juries

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Outlines the Core Principles of law as outlined by Tom Bingham in The Rule of Law ; 11 $1.10 Add
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Introduction: Militancy as a Civic Virtue

From: Languages of the Unheard

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Riots, as outbursts of rebellion, might sometimes be defensible, even admirable, because they make it impossible to ignore the grievances of the exploited and the oppressed. The author presents a … 11 $1.10 Add
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A Book on . . . Jury Nullification?

From: The Secret Power of Juries

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The first chapter of this book explains how I became interested in the matter of jury independence as it relates to justice, and clarifies some of the terms used 12 $1.20 Add
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The Militant’s Vocation

From: Languages of the Unheard

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This chapter explores two case studies in the recent history of militancy: the recent Assemblies movement and the Global Justice movement from around the turn of the twenty-first century, and … 24 $2.40 Add
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A Mixed History of Jury Nullification

From: The Secret Power of Juries

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The second chapter shows how the practice of jury nullification has been a factor in some well-known trials in Canada and in several other countries. 38 $3.80 Add
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The Liberal Objection

From: Languages of the Unheard

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Not everyone admires confrontational protesters. Some people specifically dispute the claim that militancy is good for democracy. They believe, on the contrary, that militancy is a failing, … 24 $2.40 Add
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How it All Began

Jailing Jurors

From: The Secret Power of Juries

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Chapter 3 looks at the origins of jury independence 15 $1.50 Add
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The Democratic Standard

From: Languages of the Unheard

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This chapter proposes a democratic standard of sound militancy by asking why some militant actions are seen as acceptable in advancing a just cause while other similar actions are not. This … 19 $1.90 Add
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Civil Disobedience

From: Languages of the Unheard

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this chapter explores the paradox of civil disobedience—its law-respecting legal defiance—and the ethical concerns that this paradox raises. 15 $1.50 Add
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Morgentaler:

Not Guilty

From: The Secret Power of Juries

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Looks at the trial of Henry Morgentaler and how the jury returned a verdict of not guilty and how this had far-reaching effects on laws in Canada 24 $2.40 Add
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The Historical Impact of the McLachlin Court

From: Beverley McLachlin

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An assessment of the supreme court’s impact during the years of McLachlin’s leadership. Discusses some of the key decisions the supreme court made during these years. ; 35 $3.50 Add
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The Supreme Court of Canada Nullifies Nullification

From: The Secret Power of Juries

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Looks at how the Supreme Court nullified the nullification of Morgentaler by decriminalizing abortion in 1988 and the effects this decision had. Analyzes Chief Justice Dickson’s ruling in … 14 $1.40 Add
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Latimer

Guilty

From: The Secret Power of Juries

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Looks at the trial of Robert Latimer and the jury’s verdict of guilty in the mercy killing of his terminally ill daughter Tracy 24 $2.40 Add