Law & Politics

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The British Columbia Court of Appeal

The First Hundred Years

UBC Press

An authoritative history of British Columbia’s highest court.

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Contested Constitutionalism

Reflections on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

UBC Press

Contested Constitutionalism is a critique of Canadian democracy, judicial power, and the place of Quebec and Aboriginal peoples within the federation, all of which have been altered by the Charter’s introduction in 1982.

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A Perilous Imbalance

The Globalization of Canadian Law and Governance

UBC Press

Tackles the pressing question of how Canadian engagement with globalization can be marshaled to advance rather than impair human security, ecological integrity, and social emancipation.

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Justice Bertha Wilson

One Woman’s Difference

Edited by Kim Brooks
UBC Press

This timely, evocative book showcases Bertha Wilson’s contributions to the Canadian legal landscape and explores the issues that this controversial personality grappled with in her life and career.

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Multi-Party Litigation

The Strategic Context

UBC Press

Drawing upon insights from law and politics, Multi-Party Litigation outlines the historical development, political design, and regulatory desirability of multi-party litigation strategies in cross-national perspective and describes a battle being fought on multiple fronts by competing interests.

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Defining Rights and Wrongs

Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability

UBC Press
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The Courts

UBC Press

An insider's perspective on the role of judges, lawyers, and expert witnesses; the cost of litigation; the representativeness of juries; legal aid issues; and questions of jury reform.

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Law and Citizenship

By Law Commission of Canada
UBC Press

The essays this volume provide a framework for analyzing citizenship in an increasingly globalized world by addressing a number of fundamental questions.

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Courts and Federalism

Judicial Doctrine in the United States, Australia, and Canada

UBC Press

Examining recent developments in the judicial review of federalism through detailed surveys of the United States, Australia, and Canada, this book urges political scientists to take courts and judicial reasoning more seriously in their accounts of federal government.

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