Moving Toward Justice
Legal Traditions and Aboriginal Justice
Exploring constitutional and administrative policy changes that underscore the urgent need for Aboriginal justice reform.
Self-Determination and the Mikisew Cree First Nation
This remarkable book argues that neoliberalism, which drives government policy concerning First Nations in Canada, can also drive self-determination -- including the Mikisew First Nation, which successfully exploited opportunities for greater autonomy and well-being that the current political and economic climate has presented.
The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 44, 2006
This is the forty-fourth volume of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, which contains articles of lasting significance in the field of international legal studies.
The New Lawyer
How Settlement Is Transforming the Practice of Law
This provocative, intelligent work looks at the evolving role of lawyers, articulating legal and ethical complexities, the growth of conflict resolution, and the increasing impact of alternative strategies on the lawyer-client relationship and the legal system.
Judicial Decision Making in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Laws and definitions of sexual abuse may have changed since the 1980s, but this book demonstrates that interpretation of the law still depends on the social construction of children and on judges’ own understanding of what constitutes child sexual abuse.
Political Visions and Family Regulation in British Columbia, 1862-1940
Law, Murder, and States of Mind
Kimberly White provides an essential point of reference from which to evaluate current criminal law practices and law reform initiatives in Canada.
Let Right Be Done
Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights
Reaction and Resistance
Feminism, Law, and Social Change
Indigenous Legal Traditions
The essays in this book present important perspectives on the role of Indigenous legal traditions in reclaiming and preserving the autonomy of Aboriginal communities and in reconciling the relationship between these communities and Canadian governments.
Sexing the Teacher
School Sex Scandals and Queer Pedagogies
A provocative study of public and professional responses to female teacher sex scandals, this book employs queer theory, psychoanalysis, and feminist film theory to examine sensationalized legal cases, including Mary Kay Letourneau, Amy Gehring, and Heather Ingram.
Rights, Social Citizenship, and Legal Activism
Defining Rights and Wrongs
Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability
The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 43, 2005
Treaties and Government
Through an examination of treaty rights, Johnson makes a passionate plea for equality and harmony between First Nations, governments, and society in general.
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.
Diversity and Equality
The Changing Framework of Freedom in Canada
Critically examines the challenge of protecting rights in diverse societies.
The Future of Canada's Water
The country’s top water experts discusses our most pressing water issues.
Women in the Legal Profession
This book examines women lawyers' attempts to reconcile their professional obligations with other aspects of their lives.
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