Legal History

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A Principled Stand

The Story of Hirabayashi v. the United States

University of Washington Press

For the first time, tells in Gordon Hirabayashi’s own words the story of the Supreme Court case that in 1943 upheld the mass removal of Japanese Americans from the West Coast, vacated on appeal in 1987.

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The Struggle for Canadian Copyright

Imperialism to Internationalism, 1842-1971

UBC Press

The conflicts at the heart of international copyright are explored through the history of Canadian nation-building.

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The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 49, 2011

UBC Press

The contents of this volume reflect the diversity of Canadian and international thought, opinion, and practice on current problems of international law.

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Canadian Liberalism and the Politics of Border Control, 1867-1967

UBC Press

This book chronicles the first century of Canadian border control, revealing how policies have been influenced by changing perceptions of the rights of non-citizens.

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Hunger, Horses, and Government Men

Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains, 1870-1905

UBC Press

Tells the complex story of the relationship between Plains Indians and Canadian criminal law as it took root in their land.

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An Ethic of Mutual Respect

The Covenant Chain and Aboriginal-Crown Relations

UBC Press

This book holds up the Covenant Chain, the historical treaty relationship between the British Crown and indigenous people in North America, as a model for building an ethic of mutual respect to guide modern treaty disputes and land claims.

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