7 Search Results for: Moore


  • The British Columbia Court of Appeal: The first hundred years

    by Christopher Moore, Independent Historian. Published with the University of British Columbia Press, 2010. The Court of Appeal of British Columbia began sitting in 1910, and this volume thus coincides with the court’s centenary. Renowned historian Christopher Moore has produced a masterful account of the court, one that combines narrative, biographical and analytical histories of a… Read more »

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  • Christopher Moore

    Christopher Moore is a full time writer of Canadian history and  over several decades he has brought Canadian history to adults and children in many media forms. He maintains a substantial ‘sideline’ in legal history as the author of four legal histories. from 1998 to 2011 he wrote a legal history column for the Law… Read more »

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  • The Court of Appeal for Ontario: Defining the Right of Appeal, 1792-2013

    by Christopher Moore, published with the University of Toronto Press. 2014. 40, student price $20. Before 1850 the Court of Appeal for Ontario was the Governor’s Executive Council. In 1850 the Court of Error and Appeal for Canada West met for the first time, the first appeal court for what is now Ontario that was… Read more »

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  • March 10, 2016 - Moore’s History of the Ontario Court of Appeal honoured by Ontario’s Speakers Book Awards

    Christopher Moore was recently honoured by being one of the finalists for Ontario Speaker Dave Levac’s Speakers Book Award. He received his medal at a ceremony held on March 7th. We congratulate Chris on this notable achievement.

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  • Law Society of Upper Canada Mark’s Canada’s 150th Birthday

    On 27 September, 2017, the Law Society of Upper Canada will mark Canada’s 150th birthday with an event highlighting the role of lawyers in making the constitution and in the development of the inclusive society we are committed to building. The afternoon event will go from 3 – 6 p.m. and be held at Osgoode… 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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  • Research Support Programmes

    Theodor Kerzner Q.C. Research Grants The Society provides research grants to people undertaking scholarly research into any aspect of Canadian legal history. Faculty and graduate students at Universities are eligible, as are independent scholars. These grants, which are unlikely to exceed $3,000 per person, are given to defray research expenses connected with any project in… Read more »