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An Overview of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Compensation for Their Breach

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Mainville provides clear and practical principles for addressing the breach of Aboriginal and treaty rights and determining appropriate compensation.

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Tough on Kids

Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

In this compelling, thought-provoking and sometimes heartbreaking book, the authors use the stories of their young clients to illustrate the very real costs of the current system, analyzing theories behind youth justice, and how these are reflected in Canadian legislation both past and present.

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People and Place

Historical Influences on Legal Culture

UBC Press
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New Perspectives on the Public-Private Divide

By Law Commission of Canada
UBC Press

Part of a series designed to explore the role of law in structuring human relationships, this collection of essays re-evaluates the public-private divide to examine how it affects the legal forms that shape our personal relationships.

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Compulsory Compassion

A Critique of Restorative Justice

UBC Press

A multi-faceted consideration and critique of the compelling and emotionally seductive rhetoric of restorative justice.

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Gay Male Pornography

An Issue of Sex Discrimination

UBC Press

Using the 2000 Little Sisters v Customs Canada case as a springboard, Kendall argues that gay male pornography violates the legal right to sex equality, and that there is little to be gained from sexualized conformity.

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