8 Search Results for: Civil Liberties


  • The Odyssey of John Anderson

    Patrick Brode, Legal Counsel, City of Windsor. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1989. Just before the outbreak of the American Civil War, a sensational case was heard in Toronto which captured headlines throughout North America and Europe. John Anderson, a fugitive slave who had been living quietly near Brantford, Ontario, was accused of having… Read more »

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  • Connecting the Dots: The Life of an Academic Lawyer

    By Professor Harry Arthurs. Professor Harry Arthurs has been a centrally important figure in Canadian legal education for more than fifty years. He came to national prominence as a legal scholar and educator with his seminal writing in the 1960s and 1970s on labour law. In the 1970s he was Dean of Osgoode Hall Law… Read more »

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  • "Race", Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: Historical Case Studies

    by James St. G. Walker, Professor of History and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies at the University of Waterloo. Published with Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1997. Professor James Walker is a distinguished historian who has made a substantial contribution to understanding the role of minority groups, especially aboriginal populations and those of African ancestry, in the… Read more »

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  • Security, Dissent and the Limits of Toleration in War and Peace: Canadian State Trials Volume IV, 1914-1939

    Edited by Barry Wright, Department of Law, Carleton University, Eric Tucker, Osgoode Hall Law School, and Susan Binnie, Independent Historian, published by the University of Toronto Press. This latest collection in our State Trials series, the fourth, looks at the legal issues raised by the repression of dissent from the outset of World War One… Read more »

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  • Dewigged, Bothered and Bewildered: British Colonial Judges on Trial

    by John McLaren, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Victoria. Published with University of Toronto Press, 2011. Canada was but one part of a large and complex empire, and this book is a reminder of that fact and a fascinating exploration of one important aspect of the legal history of the empire – the role of… Read more »

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  • Patricia McMahon

    Patricia McMahon is the Director and lead interviewer of the Osgoode Society’s Oral History Program. She is a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, and a historian, living in Toronto. Dr. McMahon holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Toronto and a J.S.D. from Yale Law School. Her Ph.D. dissertation examined the influence… Read more »

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  • Do you want to know more?

    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 »

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  • Dominique Clement

    Dominique Clément is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta and a member of the Royal Society of Canada (CNSAS). He is the author of Canada’s Rights Revolution, Equality Deferred, Human Rights in Canada, and Debating Rights Inflation. He is also the co-editor for Alberta’s Human Rights Story and Debating Dissent. Clément has been a Visiting Scholar in… Read more »