28 Search Results for: In-House Counsel


  • David Vanek

    David Vanek served as a Provincial Court judge from 1968 until 1989 when he retired. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1939, just as World War II was breaking out in Europe. During the war Vanek served in the Canadian Intelligence Corps and Field Security in England from 1943 to 1945. Upon… 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 Heiress versus the Establishment: Mrs. Campbell’s Campaign for Legal Justice

    by Constance Backhouse, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa, and Madam Justice Nancy Backhouse, Superior Court of Justice, Ontario. Published with University of British Columbia Press, 2004. In 1940 Elizabeth Campbell published a remarkable book Where Angels Fear to Tread telling the story of her determined battle against much of Ontario’s legal establishment as she endeavoured… Read more »

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  • Canadian Maverick: The Life of Ivan C. Rand

    by William Kaplan. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2009. Ivan Rand had a long, varied and remarkable career. He is best known for his Supreme Court of Canada judgments in a series of cases emanating from Quebec in the 1950s and dealing with civil rights, cases which established limits on the government’s ability to… Read more »

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  • Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume III: Nova Scotia

    edited by Jim Phillips, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, and Philip Girard, Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1990. An introduction by the editors is followed by ten essays grouped into four main areas of study. The first is the legal system as a whole: essays in this section discuss… Read more »

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  • Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume X: A Tribute to Peter N. Oliver

    edited by Jim Phillips, Professor of Law, University of Toronto, R.Roy McMurtry, President of the Osgoode Society, and John Saywell, Professor of History Emeritus, York University. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2008. This collection of Canadian legal history essays honours Professor Peter Oliver, who led the Osgoode Society as editor-in-chief from its establishment… Read more »

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  • ‘Terror to Evil-Doers’: Prisons and Punishments in Nineteenth-Century Ontario

    by Peter Oliver, Professor of History, York University. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1998. We are delighted that Peter Oliver has agreed to include his seminal work on prisons and punishments in nineteenth century Ontario in the Osgoode Society’s Publications Series. Professor Oliver’s book draws on a huge range of previously unexplored primary sources… Read more »

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  • Cornerstones Of Order: Courthouses And Town Halls Of Ontario, 1784-1914

    by Marion MacRae And Anthony Adamson. Published with Clarke Irwin Inc., 1982. Cornerstones of Order: Courthouses and Town Halls of Ontario 1784-1914 by Marion MacRae and Anthony Adamson was the second volume in the Society’s publication series. The Society was delighted to be associated in this publication with these two distinguished authors, who had already left… Read more »