Legal History

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Feminized Justice

The Toronto Women’s Court, 1913-34

UBC Press

Drawing on case files and newspapers accounts of women’s confrontations with the law in the Toronto Women’s Police Court, Feminized Justice offers a multifaceted portrait of women, crime, and courts in early twentieth-century Toronto.

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Colonial Proximities

Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921

UBC Press

Colonial Proximities traces the encounters between aboriginal peoples, mixed-race populations, Chinese migrants, and Europeans in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century British Columbia.

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Lament for a First Nation

The Williams Treaties of Southern Ontario

UBC Press

An important analysis of how the 1994 Howard decision on the Williams Treaties was based on erroneous cultural assumptions that favoured public over special rights.

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The Power of Promises

Rethinking Indian Treaties in the Pacific Northwest

Foreword by John Borrows; Edited by Alexandra Harmon; By Published with the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest
University of Washington Press

Distinguished scholars discuss treaties with Native American groups in the Pacific Northwest, and their implications for land ownership, resource access, and political rights in both the United States and Canada.

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Landing Native Fisheries

Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925

UBC Press
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The Grand Experiment

Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies

UBC Press
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