9 Search Results for: Cambridge Lectures


  • Past Recorded Events and Lectures

    Wednesday, January 18 at 5:30: John Borrows, Professor of Law at the University of Toronto, Discussed Indigenous law     ”Wednesday, February 16, 2022 – Professor Harvey Amani Whitfield on “The Trials of Statia: An Enslaved Black Woman in Colonial Canada”.   Wednesday October 20, 2021 – Professor Eric Adams, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta…. Read more »

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  • Truth and Privilege: Libel Law in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, 1820-1840

    By Professor Lyndsay Campbell of the University of Calgary. Published by Cambridge University Press, and a joint publication in the Osgoode Society Series and the American Society for Legal History’ Studies in Legal History Series. Truth and Privilege is a comparative study of the interplay among legal and constitutional traditions, political and religious controversy, publishing practices,… Read more »

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  • Osgoode Society Legal History Workshop Schedules 2011-2017

    2017 Wednesday January 11 – Dennis Molinaro, Trent University: “The Official Secret.” Wednesday January 25 – Anna Jarvis, York University: “Colonial criminal justice and the Mi’kmaq: the case of Tom Williams, Prince Edward Island, 1839”. Wednesday February 8 – Bill Wylie, Independent Scholar: “The “Majestic Equality” of the Law: Diverging Views on the Reform of… Read more »

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  • Research Support Programmes

    Theodor Kerzner Q.C. Research Grants The Society provides research grants to people undertaking scholarly research into any aspect of Canadian legal history. Faculty and graduate students at Universities are eligible, as are independent scholars. These grants, which are unlikely to exceed $3,000 per person, are given to defray research expenses connected with any project in… Read more »

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  • An Evening of Canadian Legal History with SCC Justice Mahmud Jamal. SCC Justice Mahmud Jamal discusses legal history’s role in Supreme Court decision-making in a fireside chat. Approved for 1 Hour and 15 Minutes Professionalism Hours

    On Wednesday November 30 at 5:30****PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM NOVEMBER 16 TO NOVEMBER 30***  – SCC Justice Mahmud Jamal discusses legal history’s role in Supreme Court decision-making in a fireside chat with Jim Phillips and others. This event has been approved by the Law Society of Ontario for 1 hour and 15… Read more »

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  • Conferences

    In this section we include information about forthcoming legal history conferences, seminars, lectures etc, in Canada and around the world. America Society for Legal History Annual Meeting – October 26-October 28, 2023, Philadelphia, PA. For more information visit https://aslh.net/conference/2023-philadelphia-pa-oct-26-28/.      

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  • Membership

    Established in 1979, the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History publishes books on Canadian legal history, creates and preserves an oral history archive, and puts on legal history lectures and similar events. Since 1981 the Society has published 125 books, including our 2024 books, on a remarkably diverse range of topics in Canadian legal history,… Read more »

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  • Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume IX, Two Islands: Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island

    edited by Christopher English, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2005. Voices from the East beyond the Northumberland and Cabot Straits. This volume of essays on the legal histories of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland opens with innovative essays on the historiography of two ‘island’ jurisdictions of Atlantic… Read more »

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  • My Life in Crime and other Academic Adventures

    by Martin Friedland, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2007. Professor Martin Friedland has been involved in many areas of legal research and law reform in his career, and the Osgoode Society is very pleased to be able to publish his account of that involvement, especially as… Read more »