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Canadian state trials. Volume 1, Law, politics, and security measures, 1608-1837

Author: F Murray Greenwood; Barry Wright; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
Publisher: Toronto ; London : Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by [the] University of Toronto Press, [1996] ©1996
Series: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History series.
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This volume examines this record of Canadian state trials for the period 1608-1837, highlighting security law during the American revolution, the wars against revolutionary/Napoleonic France, and the War of 1812.<BR>
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Canadian state trials. Vol.1, Law, politics, and security measures, 1608-1837 ; edited by F. Murray Greenwood and Barry Wright.
Toronto ; London : Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by [the] University of Toronto Press, ©1996-
(OCoLC)607633937
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F Murray Greenwood; Barry Wright; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
ISBN: 9781487596187 1487596189
OCLC Number: 1004771364
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction: State Trials, the Rule of Law, and Executive Powers in Early Canada; PART ONE: c. 1608-1783; 1 The Crime of Lèse-Majesté in New France: Defence of the Secular and Religious Order; 2 The 'Hoffman Rebellion' (1753) and Hoffman's Trial (1754): Constructive High Treason and Seditious Conspiracy in Nova Scotia under the Stratocracy; 3 'Twelve Apostles' or a Dozen Traitors? Acadian Collaborators during King George's War, 1744-8; 4 Civilians Tried in Military Courts: Quebec, 1759-64 5 'Government by Will and Pleasure Instead of Law': Military Justice and the Legal System in Quebec, 1775-836 Rebellion and Repression in Nova Scotia in the Era of the American Revolution; PART TWO: c. 1783-1814; 7 Sedition among the Loyalists: The Case of Saint John, 1784-6; 8 Judges and Treason Law in Lower Canada, England, and the United States during the French Revolution, 1794-1800; 9 The Official Mind and Popular Protest in a Revolutionary Era: The Case of Newfoundland, 1789-1819; 10 Sir James Craig's 'Reign of Terror' and Its Impact on Emergency Powers in Lower Canada, 1810-13 11 State Trials and Security Proceedings in Upper Canada during the War of 1812PART THREE: c. 1814-37; 12 Parliamentary Privilege and the Repression of Dissent in the Canadas; 13 The Attempted Impeachment of the Lower Canadian Chief Justices, 1814-15; 14 The Gourlay Affair: Seditious Libel and the Sedition Act in Upper Canada, 1818-19; 15 Upper Canada in the 1820s: Criminal Prosecution and the Case of Francis Collins; 16 Liberty of the Press in Early Prince Edward Island, 1823-9; 17 R. v. Howe (1835) for Seditious Libel: A Tale of Twelve Magistrates; APPENDICES 1 Approaching an Iceberg: Some Guidelines for Understanding Archival Sources Relating to State Trials2 Note on Sources; 3 Supporting Documents; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Series Title: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History series.
Responsibility: edited by F. Murray Greenwood and Barry Wright.

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