6 Search Results for: Criminal Defence


  • A History of Law in Canada Volume 1: Beginnings to 1866

    By Philip Girard, Jim Phillips, and Blake Brown. Published by the University of Toronto Press. This book, the first of 2 volumes, presents the history of law in what is now Canada, from the first European contacts with northern North America in the very early sixteenth century to immediately before Confederation. Divided into four parts,… Read more »

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  • Memoirs and Reflections

    by The Hon. R. Roy McMurtry, published with the University of Toronto Press. In addition to his most important accomplishment, the founding of the Osgoode Society, Roy McMurtry recounts and reflects on his years as a criminal defence lawyer, attorney-general of Ontario, High Commissioner to the UK, and Chief Justice of Ontario. Along the way… Read more »

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  • Northern Justice: The Memoirs Of Mr. Justice William G. Morrow

    edited by William Morrow. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1995. One of the first Canadians to champion the legal and cultural cause of the North’s indigenous peoples, William George Morrow, the senior partner in an eminent Edmonton law firm, seized the opportunity to go to the North in 1960, and act as a volunteer… Read more »

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  • The Lazier Murder: Prince Edward County, 1884

    by Robert J. Sharpe, Justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2011. Robert Sharpe is one of the Osgoode Society’s most prolific authors, and his latest offering is a compelling account of a late nineteenth century murder case in Picton, Ontario.  This very thoroughly researched and engagingly… Read more »

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  • Canadian State Trials, Volume I: Law, Politics, and Security Measures, 1608-1837

    edited by F. Murray Greenwood, Emeritus Professor of History, University of British Columbia and Barry Wright, Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1996. State trials reveal much about a nation’s insecurities and shed light on important themes in political, constitutional, and legal history. In Canada, perceived and real threats… Read more »

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  • Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume XI: Quebec and the Canadas

    edited by G. Blaine Baker, Emeritus Professor of Law, McGill University, and Donald Fyson, Professor of History, Laval University. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2013. This latest volume in the Essays in the History of Canadian Law series, with which we launched our publishing programme in 1981, is the first devoted to central… Read more »