235 Search Results for: Asian-Canadian Lawyers & Judges


  • Speedy Justice: The Tragic Last Voyage of His Majesty’s Vessel Speedy

    by Brendan O’Brien. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1992. This is at once a legal-historical work of major interest and an exciting re-creation of the famous 1804 Lake Ontario shipwreck. The ship was sailing from Toronto to Eastern Ontario for the Assizes. As dusk descended on the lake, anxious watchers huddled near a bonfire… Read more »

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  • The Supreme Court of Canada: History of  the Institution

    By James Snell, Professor, Department of History, University of Guelph, and Frederick Vaughan, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Guelph. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1985. Canadians know little about the history and traditions of their highest court. In providing the first comprehensive history of the Supreme Court of Canada, James Snell and Frederick Vaughan… Read more »

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  • The Life And Times Of Arthur Maloney: The Last Of The Tribunes

    by Charles Pullen. Published with Dundurn Press Ltd, 1994. Out of Print. Arthur Maloney was a charmingly complicated and skilled man who came out of the Ottawa Valley determined to make something of himself as other members of his family had done before him. By the time he died in 1984 he had been a successful… Read more »

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  • The Fiercest Debate: Cecil A. Wright, The Benchers And Legal Education In Ontario, 1923-1957.

    by C. Ian Kyer And Jerome Bickenbach. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1987. Disagreements over legal education have by no means been restricted to Ontario or to the twentieth century. The nature of legal education was debated in many parts of Europe and North America in the course of the nineteenth century. As the… Read more »

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  • Mr. Attorney: The Attorney General for Ontario in Court, Cabinet and Legislature, 1791-1899

    by Paul Romney. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1986. Mr. Attorney is a major exercise in revisionist historiography. Based on extensive research in often obscure sources, it offers an account of the office of Attorney General which reinterprets several key themes of nineteenth-century constitutional and political history. Paul Romney argues that grievances involving the… Read more »

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  • Searching for Justice: An Autobiography

    by Fred Kaufman, Quebec Court of Appeal, retired. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2005. As one reviewer wrote, this is a ‘a tale well told of a remarkable life well lived.’ Born into a middle-class Jewish family in Vienna in the mid-twenties, Kaufman managed to leave his native city on one of the last… Read more »

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  • September 16, 2019 - Osgoode Society Author Blake Brown Recognized by The Royal Society of Canada

    Osgoode Society author Blake Brown has been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada for his outstanding scholarship and has been named a member of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.The Royal Society of Canada established the College of New Scholars, Scientists and Artist in 2014. The college recognizes individuals who have begun… Read more »

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  • February 17, 2021 - Osgoode Society Director, Linda Silver Dranoff, Appointed to the Order of Ontario

    Please join us in congratulating Linda Silver Dranoff on being appointed to the Order of Ontario for 2019. For the complete list of appointees, and more information on this honour, please visit https://news.ontario.ca/en/backgrounder/59858/the-2019-appointees-to-the-order-of-ontario. Linda Silver Dranoff — Toronto A lawyer, writer and social justice activist, Linda Silver Dranoff has devoted her career to transforming family law,… Read more »

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  • October 26, 2021 - 2020-21 OHS Joseph Brant Award Winner: Heidi Bohaker, Doodem and Council Fire

    Please join us in congratulating Heidi Bohaker on winning the 2020-21 Joseph Brant Award for her book, Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance Through Alliance, published by University of Toronto Press (2020). Doodem and Council Fire deals with the world of the Anishinaabe people and the importance of doodem to Anishinaabe identity. Published for the Osgoode Society for… Read more »

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    The Osgoode Society’s more than 100 books collectively deal with a very wide variety of subjects. Below you will find subject index guides to many topics: Osgoode Society Publications on Black Canadian Legal History Osgoode Society Publications on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Osgoode Society Publications on Constitutional Law Osgoode Society Publications on Corporate and… Read more »