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Justice Bertha Wilson : one woman's difference

Author: Kim Brooks
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This timely, evocative book showcases Bertha Wilson's contributions to the Canadian legal landscape and explores the issues that this controversial personality grappled with in her life and career.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Justice Bertha Wilson.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2010285322
(OCoLC)315058717
Named Person: Bertha Wilson; Bertha Wilson; Bertha Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Brooks
ISBN: 9780774817349 0774817348
OCLC Number: 750236197
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 328 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Kim Brooks --
Bertha Wilson's practice years (1958-75) : establishing a research practice and founding a research department in Canada / Angela Fernandez and Beatrice Tice --
A traditionalist's property jurisprudence / Larissa Katz --
Power, discretion, and vulnerability : Justice Wilson and fiduciary duty in the corporate/commercial context / Janis Sarra --
A few more spokes to the wheel : reasonableness, fairness, and justice in Justice Bertha Wilson's approach to contract law / Moira L. McConnell --
Giving emotions their due : Justice Bertha Wilson's response to intangible loss in contract / Shannon Kathleen O'Byrne --
Picking up where Justice Wilson left off : the tort of discrimination revisited / Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey --
Paradigms of prostitution : revisiting the Prostitution Reference / Janine Benedet --
Contextualizing criminal defences : exploring the contribution of Justice Bertha Wilson / Isabel Grant and Debra Parkes --
"Finally I know where I am going to be from" : culture, context, and time in a look back at Racine v. Woods / Gillian Calder --
Challenging patriarchy or embracing liberal norms? : Justice Wilson's child custody and access decisions / Susan B. Boyd --
But was she a feminist judge? / Beverley Baines --
I agree/disagree for the following reasons : convergence, divergence, and Justice Wilson's "modest degree of creativity" / Marie-Claire Belleau, Rebecca Johnson, and Christina Vinters --
A way of being in the world / Lorna Turnbull --
Ideas and transformation : a reflection on Bertha Wilson's contribution to gender equality in the legal profession / Melina Buckley --
Taking a stand on equality : Bertha Wilson and the evolution of judicial education in Canada / Rosemary Cairns Way and T. Brettel Dawson --
Bertha Wilson : "silences" in a woman's life story / Mary Jane Mossman.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: edited by Kim Brooks.
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The book is an excellent legacy of Madame Justice Bertha Wilson's life as a lawyer, jurist, role model, and task force chair. Hers was a life that made a difference. -- Joan Brockman * Canadian Read more...

 
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