Carol Wilton

Carol Wilton, formerly Assistant Professor of History at Brock University, has written and edited a number of books on Canadian legal and political history. After being called to the Bar of Ontario in 2002, she worked in both legal clinics and private practice. She has been involved in many community organizations, including the Poverty Action Coalition of Timmins and Timmins & Area Women in Crisis.

She was the recipient of the Riddell Award from the Ontario Historical Association for the best article about Ontario History in 1994 for ‘”A Firebrand amongst the People”: The Durham Meetings and Popular Politics in Upper Canada’ which appeared in the Canadian Historical Review.

Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Books

Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Vol VII: Inside the Law – Canadian Law Firms in Historical Perspective (Toronto: The Osgoode Society and University of Toronto Press, 1996), 696 pp. (editor)

Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Vol IV: Beyond the Law – Lawyers and Business in Canada 1830-1930 (Toronto: The Osgoode Society and University of Toronto Press, 1990), 489 pp. (editor)

Chapters in Osgoode Society Books

‘Introduction: Inside the Law – Canadian Law Firms in
Historical Perspective’ in Carol Wilton, ed., Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume VII: Canadian Law Firms in Historical Perspective (Toronto: The Osgoode Society and University of Toronto Press, 1996), pp. 3-56

‘Introduction: Beyond the Law – Lawyers and Business
In Canada, 1830 to 1930’ in Carol Wilton, ed.,Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Vol IV: Beyond the Law – Lawyers and Business in Canada 1830-1930 (Toronto: The Osgoode Society and University of Toronto Press, 1990), pp. 3-44

Other Legal History Publications

‘ “Lawless Law”: Conservative Political Violence in Upper Canada, 1818-41′ Law and History Review, Vol 13, 1995, pp. 111-136.