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The Canadian Department of Justice and the completion of confederation, 1867-78

Author: Jonathan Scott Swainger
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : UBC Press, ©2000.
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"Jonathan Swainger considers the growth and development of the ostensibly apolitical Department of Justice in the eleven years after the union of 1867. Drawing on legal records and other archival documents, he details the complex interactions between law and politics, exploring how expectations both inside and outside the legal system created an environment in which the department acted as an advisor to the  Read more...
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Swainger, Jonathan Scott, 1962-
Canadian Department of Justice and the completion of confederation, 1867-78.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00910442
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Scott Swainger
ISBN: 077480792X 9780774807920 9780774854771 0774854774 0774807938 9780774807937 1283111993 9781283111997
OCLC Number: 180704398
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 167 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. An Apolitical Advisor: The Fiction of the Attorney General --
3. The Department of Justice and the Business of Governance --
4. Advisors to the Crown and the Prerogative of Mercy --
5. Canadian Penitentiaries and the Rhetoric of Nation, Centralization, and Reform --
6. The Department of Justice and the Judiciary --
7. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jonathan Swainger.
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