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- Hutchison, "The Patriation of Canadian Corporate Law" on SSRN
Camden Hutchison of Allard Law, UBC, has posted “The Patriation of Canadian Corporate Law” SSRN. The article is forthcoming in the U of T Law Journal.Here’s the abstract:Canadian corporate law belongs within a broader Anglo-American legal tradition, sharing many of the features of other common law j … Read more »
- New from MQUP: Tracings of Gerald Le Dain's life in the Law ed. Baker and Janda
The life and work of a leading Canadian legal academic, university administrator, law reformer, and judge.Gerald Le Dain (1924-2007) was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1984. This collectively written biography traces fifty years of his steady, creative, and conciliatory involvement with … Read more »
- Congratulations to Jim Phillips, Philip Girard and Blake Brown!
For winning an honourable mention for the W. Wesley Pue prize for best book on a social legal subject for A History of Law in Canada vol 1: Beginnings to 1866, published by the Osgoode Society and U of T press in 2018!Update: The citation says: “A History of Law in Canada, Volume One is a monumental … Read more »
- New from UTP: Violence, Order, and Unrest: A History of British North America, 1749–1876, ed. Mancke, Bannister, McKim and See
Looks like quite a bit of legal history in this new collection from the University of Toronto Press: Violence, Order, and Unrest: A History of British North America, 1749–1876. Edited by Elizabeth Mancke, Jerry Bannister, Denis McKim, and Scott W. See. From the publisher:This edited collection offer … Read more »
- Ian Bushnell
The Osgoode Society joins with the extended academic community of Windsor Law school in mourning the death of law professor emeritus Ian Bushnell.Ian died on May 14th. He was the author of a legal history for the Osgoode Society, The Federal Court Of Canada: A History, 1875-1992 (Toronto: The Osgoo … Read more »
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