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Reflections on Charter Rights, Reconciliation, and Change

Four decades since the adoption of the Constitution Act, 1982, Constitutional Crossroads assesses its legacy, focusing on the themes of rights, reconciliation, and constitutional change.

Constitutionalizing Criminal Law explains why the Supreme Court of Canada’s jurisprudence considering the constitutionality of criminal laws fails to strike a principled balance between the need to increase the coherency of the criminal law while maintaining the legitimacy of judicial review.

Changing Families, Evolving Norms, and the Role of the Law

House Rules takes a hard look at the law and norms governing family life, compelling readers to rethink entrenched inequalities in familial relationships and proposing ways to approach legislative solutions.

A Critical Criminology of Sport

Power Played represents a distinctly critical criminology of sport, blowing the whistle on the harm, violence, and exploitation embedded in contemporary sport and sporting cultures.

Cannabis in Canada

The High North brings together, for the first time, activists, advocates, and academics to evaluate the opaque origins and muddled legacy of cannabis legalization in Canada.

A Legal and Policy Analysis

Banning Transgender Conversion Practices is the first book to offer a comprehensive analysis of how conversion practices targeting transgender people are regulated around the world.

HIV Testing and the Canadian Immigration Experience

A critical, compassionate, and highly readable narrative-driven analysis, this is the first-ever inquiry into how the Canadian immigration medical program works in practice to screen out people with HIV.

Private Influences, Privatization, and Criminal Justice in Canada

Changing of the Guards is the first comprehensive assessment of how for- and not-for-profit private organizations are reshaping Canadian criminal justice processes and outcomes.

The Canadian Case

In a critical analysis of the profound shift to big data practices among intelligence agencies, Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence highlights the challenges for civil liberties, human rights, and privacy protection.

Cinematic Representations of Female Incarceration

Women, Film, and Law questions the criminalization of women through an engaging exploration of the women-in-prison film genre.

Moral, Legal, and Policy Considerations

Assisted Suicide in Canada provides an accessible, up-to-date introduction to this vitally important topic of ongoing public debate.

Confronting Criminalization in Canada

In Disability Injustice, scholars and activists deliver a much-needed and long overdue analysis of disability and criminalization in Canada.

Youth with Autism and the Juvenile Justice Systems in Canada and the United States

Through a comparison of juvenile justice systems in Canada and the United States, Law and Neurodiversity examines gaps of accommodation and consideration for youth with autism.

Reimagining Public Inquiries in Canada

Reconciling Truths is a forthright examination of commissions of inquiry that demonstrates the need for astute leadership and an engaging process if they are to lead to meaningful change.

The Nisg̱a’a Final Agreement and the Challenges of Modern Treaty Relationships

Beyond Rights examines the legal, political, and cultural implications of the groundbreaking process of negotiating the Nisga’a treaty.

The Settler Colonial Invasion of Kahnawà:ke in Nineteenth-Century Canada

The Laws and the Land, an original and impassioned account of the history of the relationship between Canada and Kahnawà:ke, reveals the clash of settler and Indigenous legal traditions and the imposition of settler colonial law on Indigenous peoples and land.

Indigenous and Settler Visions of Treaty Making in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

To Share, Not Surrender presents multiple views and lived experience of the treaty-making process and its repercussions in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and publishes, for the first time, the Vancouver Island Treaties in First Nations languages.

Constitutional Rights and Métis Community

Bead by Bead lays bare the failure of judicial doctrine and government policy to address Métis rights, and offers constructive insights on ways to advance reconciliation.

The Cost and Value of Accessing Law

Based on innovative recent empirical research, The Justice Crisis assesses what is and isn’t working in efforts to improve access to civil and family justice in Canada.

The Law and Politics of Cabinet Secrecy

Behind Closed Doors asks – and answers – whether the doctrine of Cabinet secrecy still has a role in the Westminster parliamentary system.

2SLGBTQ+ Rights and Religion in Schools

Making the Case provides clear explanations of how law protects sexual minority rights, making it an essential resource for supporting 2SLGBTQ+ students in Canadian schools.

Assessing Sustainable Development Goals

Global Health Security in China, Japan, and India uses the targets set by the UN Sustainable Development Goals to conduct an impressively thorough assessment of coordinated health care in three major Asian countries.

From the Landmark Cases in Canadian Law Series
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Police, Judges, and the RDS Case

Reckoning with Racism is a riveting account of Canada’s most momentous race case, which drew in the country’s first Black female judge and spotlighted racist police practices.

Reference re Senate Reform and the Future of Parliament

Constitutional Pariah is the first comprehensive account of the Senate in the aftermath of the landmark Supreme Court decision that resulted in one of the most significant reforms to Parliament in Canadian history.

R v Ryan, Domestic Abuse, and the Defence of Duress

No Legal Way Out tells the story of one woman who felt trapped in an abusive relationship – and in a system that gave her no way to escape.

Landmark Cases in Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, 1894-1937

Debt and Federalism is the first complete account of the Canadian federal bankruptcy and insolvency power, showing how four landmark cases form the bedrock of the modern bankruptcy system.

Judicial Appointments, Marc Nadon, and the Supreme Court Act Reference

The Tenth Justice tells the complete story of one of the strangest sagas in Canadian legal history: the ill-fated appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada of Justice Marc Nadon.

Hunter v Southam and the Drift from Reasonable Search Protections

This book, the second in the Landmark Cases in Canadian Law series, argues that in subsequent, post-Hunter v Southam decisions, the Supreme Court of Canada has strayed from the principles set out in that case, which were intended to protect the privacy of citizens from encroaching state power.

The Guerin Case and Aboriginal Law

This thoughtful and engaging examination of the Guerin case shows how it changed the relationship between governments and Indigenous peoples from one of wardship to one based on legal rights.

The St. Catherine’s Case and Aboriginal Title

This illuminating account of the St. Catherine’s case of the 1880s reveals the erroneous assumptions and racism inherent in judgments that would define the nature and character of Aboriginal title in Canadian law and policy for almost a century.

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