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.
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.
Lessons from the Transcripts
Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don’t “just leave” and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.
The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role
Governing from the Bench is a comprehensive and illuminating examination of the Supreme Court of Canada that draws on in-depth interviews to reveal the inner workings of this often-misunderstood institution at the heart of Canada’s justice system.
The Toronto Women’s Court, 1913-34
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.
Courts, Politics, and Markets in a Changing Canada
Examining the altered roles of courts, politics, and markets over the last two decades, this book explores the evolving concept of the citizen in Canada at the beginning of this century.
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