28 Search Results for: In-House Counsel

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  • William George Morrow

    William George Morrow, LL.B. (Alberta, 1939), practised law in Edmonton for some 20 years before he first travelled to the North West territories to act as volunteer defence counsel in 1960. In 1966 he was appointed a judge of the Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories, and over the next decade travelled some 50,000 kilometres… Read more »

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  • Duff: A Life in the Law

    by David Williams. Published with the University of British Columbia Press, 1984. Out of Print. Sir Lyman Duff is often described as Canada’s most distinguished jurist. His career encompassed forty years in high judicial office, the last eleven as Chief Justice of Canada. More than any other individual, he shaped the Supreme Court and its decisions… Read more »

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  • Mr. Attorney: The Attorney General for Ontario in Court, Cabinet and Legislature, 1791-1899

    by Paul Romney. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1986. Mr. Attorney is a major exercise in revisionist historiography. Based on extensive research in often obscure sources, it offers an account of the office of Attorney General which reinterprets several key themes of nineteenth-century constitutional and political history. Paul Romney argues that grievances involving the… 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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  • Middleton: The Beloved Judge

    by John D. Arnup. Published with McClelland & Stewart, 1988. William Edward Middleton served as Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario for thirty-three years. His written judgments, many still cited today, are models of insight and wisdom. In addition to his contribution to jurisprudence, Middleton, at a time when a number of Supreme Court Justices… Read more »

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  • Chief Justice W.R. Jackett: By the Law of the Land

    by Richard W. Pound. Published with McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1999. When Richard Pound told us he was working on a biography of Wilbur Jackett, former Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada, and asked us to consider publication, we were pleased and somewhat sceptical. We had recently published Ian Bushnell’s history of the Federal Court… Read more »

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  • John Douglas Arnup (1911 – 2005)

    After being called to the bar in 1935 John Arnup practiced with Mason, Foulds, Davidson, Carter & Kellock (now Weir and Foulds). During his time at the firm, he became one of Toronto’s most highly regarded litigators. Arnup was elected a Bencher to the Law Society of upper Canada in 1952 and Treasurer in 1963…. Read more »

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  • Bruce Ziff

    Bruce Ziff is a professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. His main research interest is in the area of property law, and he is the author of the leading Canadian text, Principles of Property Law, now in its fifth edition. In 1988 he received the A.C. Rutherford Award for Excellence… Read more »

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  • David Ricardo Williams

    David Ricardo Williams worked as a lawyer in British Columbia and was also a writer of both fiction and history. His first book was a history of his parish and after this he wrote books mostly concerned with legal and political figures. Williams was called to the B.C. bar in 1949 and subsequently moved to… Read more »

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  • Directors and Officers

    Directors & Officers Directors Professor Constance Backhouse, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law Professor Heidi Bohaker, University of Toronto, Department of History Brendan Brammell, Chernos Flaherty Svonkin LLP Bevan Brooksbank, Borden Ladner Gervais Shantona Chaudhury, Pape Chaudhury LLP Paul Davis, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein Doug Downey, ex officio, Attorney General for Ontario Timothy Hill,  Assistant… Read more »