216 Search Results for: Asian-Canadian Lawyers & Judges


  • Claire L’Heureux-Dubé: A Life

    By Constance Backhouse.  Published by the University of British Columbia Press. Claire L’Heureux-Dubé was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada, in 1987, and the first from Quebec. This deeply-researched biography takes us through the judge’s origins and life in the Quebec of the 1920s to the present, and its portrait of… Read more »

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  • The African Canadian Legal Odyssey: Historical Essays

    edited by Barrington Walker, Professor, Department of History, Queens University. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2012. One of the central themes of the new legal history of the past two decades has been exploration of the law’s role in shaping the lives and experiences of historically marginalised groups in our society. The Osgoode… Read more »

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  • June 3, 2020 - Osgoode Society Book is the Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History and has won the Governor General’s History Award for Scholarly Research

    The Osgoode Society is thrilled to announce that one of its 2019 publications, Eric Reiter, Wounded Feelings: Litigating Emotions in Quebec 1870-1950, has been awarded the Canadian Historical Association’s Prize for the best Scholarly book in Canadian history , and the Governor General’s  Award for Scholarly Research.. Congratulations to Professor Reiter.  

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  • August 29, 2022 - Osgoode Society 2021 Members book awarded Best Book in Canadian Studies and Indigenous History

    The Osgoode Society members book for 2021, Daniel Rück, The Laws and the Land: The Settler Colonial Invasion of Kahnawà:ke in Nineteenth-Century Canada has recently been awarded two major prizes. It has been chosen as the co-winner of the Best Book in Indigenous History by the Canadian Historical Association. It has also been chosen as… Read more »

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  • The Grand Experiment: Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies

    edited by Hamar Foster, Professor of Law, University of Victoria, Andrew Buck, Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University, Queensland, and Ben Berger, Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School. Published with the University of British Columbia Press, 2008. In recent years Canadian legal historians have shown an increasing interest in imperial themes and the comparative legal… Read more »

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  • Fred Kaufman

    The Honourable Fred Kaufman is a distinguished figure in Canadian law. In 1992, Mr. Kaufman was appointed Member of the Order of Canada. He is a special Fellow of the Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Royal Society of Canada and an Honorary Life Member of the Canadian Judges Conference. Mr. Kaufman was… Read more »

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  • Laurel Sefton MacDowell

    Professor MacDowell is Professor of History at the University of Toronto (Mississauga). She researches Canadian history, focussing in particular upon the history of the Canadian labour relations, and the environmental history of North America, particularly as it interacts with unions. She has published on the history of unions and the Canadian labour relations, including Remember… Read more »

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  • January 26, 2023 - Osgoode Society Authors on The Champlain Society Podcast

    In this podcast episode, Nicole O’Byrne speaks to Barry Wright about his book Canadian State Trials, Volume V: World War, Cold War, and Challenges to Sovereignty, 1939–1990, co-edited with Susan Binnie and Eric Tucker. The book was published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by the University of Toronto Press in 2022. https://champlainsociety.utpjournals.press/podcast/wty/national-security-measures-political-trials-canadian-state-trials-1939-1990-with-barry-wright… Read more »

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  • Ellen Anderson

    Ellen Anderson is a partner at Anderson Adams Lawyers in Innisfil. . She worked for twelve years as a college teacher and took time to raise her children before embarking on her legal career. She was awarded the Canadian Bar Association Viscount Bennett Fellowship to write the authorized biography of Madam Justice Bertha Wilson (1999)…. Read more »

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  • Tina Loo

    Professor Tina Loo teaches at the University of British Columbia where she is the Canada Research Chair in Environmental History. From 1997 to 1998 she was Seagram Chair of Canadian Studies at the McGill Institute for Canadian Studies. Professor Loo taught at Simon Fraser University before joining the Department of History at the University of… Read more »