15 Search Results for: Court Administration


  • 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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  • 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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  • George Finlayson

    The Honourable George D. Finlayson 1928-2008. Esq., Q.C., LL.B., LL.D The Honourable George D. Finlayson was born in Winnipeg, MB in 1928. He started his post-secondary education in a pre-med program; however, after the first year he enrolled in an Honours Arts program at the University of Toronto. He graduated in 1949 with a Pass… 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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  • 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 »