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Law and society in Canada in historical perspective

Law and society in Canada in historical perspective

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Published by University of Calgary in [Calgary] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- Canada -- History.,
    • Sociological jurisprudence -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 161-171.

      Statementedited by D.J. Bercuson and L.A. Knafla.
      SeriesThe University of Calgary studies in history ;, no. 2
      ContributionsBercuson, David Jay., Knafla, Louis A., 1935-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE394 .L38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p. (p. 172 blank) :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3918920M
      LC Control Number81485080

      Law needs a body of people to promote order. In the case of Canada, those first people took stake tens of thousands of years ago. The Quebec Act, ; l'acte de Quebec THE formal legal CITATION OF THE Quebec Act is: 14 George III, c. 83 (U.K.) An Act for making more e Francis ReginaldScott was born in Quebec City " His father was. the Canadian legal system, and of positive law in Canada, is founded upon the collection of rules, principles and practices that form the constitution of Canada and that an important part of that constitution are the written legal documents such as the Constitution Act,

      COMPARATIVE LEGAL HISTORY Rethinking ‘the Nation’ in National Legal History: A Canadian Perspective PHILIP GIRARD WITH JIM PHILLIPS In , when Lorna Parsons tired of her four-year marriage to a London, Ontario tailor, she decided to seek a divorce—in Reno, Nevada. Even though Lorna’s divorce was not generally recognized in Canada. There are two ways to browse our library collection: by topic or by publication type (books, journals, magazines, newspapers) The collection’s 17 major categories lead to thousands of in-depth research topics. Each of those topics contains links to librarian-selected books and articles relevant to that topic. Topic categories.

      Canadian Common Law. Though Canada is now completely independent from Britain, English common law still applies to the country, as it does to the United States and other former British colonies. Common law is basically a collection of precedents, or age-old understandings, that define many important legal concepts in the English-speaking world — everything from the . This list of history journals presents representative academic journals pertaining to the field of history and includes scholarly journals listed by journal databases and professional associations such as: JSTOR, Project MUSE, the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, Questia and Goedeken (), or are .


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, p. ; 23 cm. Contents: Section 1. Informal law --Principles of vengeance: fur trappers, Indians, and retaliation of homicide in the transboundary North American West --From folklore to revolution: Charivaris and the Lower Canadian Law and society in Canada in historical perspective book of --Atomistic order and frontier violence: miners and.

OCLC Number: Notes: Page blank. Description: pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. Contents: Violence and authority: the case of Bytown / Michael S. Cross --The poor laws in early upper Canada / J.C. Levy --The evolution of the right of privacy in Québec / Pierre Patenaude --The incidence of crime in southern Alberta / Thomas Thorner --The anti-drug crusade in western Canada.

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