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A history of law in Canada. Volume 1, Beginnings to 1866

Author: Philip Girard; Jim Phillips; R Blake Brown
Publisher: Toronto : Published for The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, [2018]. ©2018
Series: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History series.
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This volume presents a history of the development of three legal traditions in Canada - the Indigenous, the French, and the English.
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Girard, Philip.
History of law in Canada. volume 1.
Toronto : Published for The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1048303965
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Girard; Jim Phillips; R Blake Brown
ISBN: 9781487530587 1487530587
OCLC Number: 1079759516
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 904 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: PART ONE: INTRODUCTION. 1 Introduction --
2 Roots: Indigenous Legal Traditions --
3 Roots: French Legal Traditions --
4 Roots: British Legal Traditions PART TWO: EUROPEAN CHARTERED ENTERPRISE, NEW FRANCE, AND THE ENCOUNTER WITH INDIGENOUS LAW, 1500-1701. 5 Early Contacts, Early Charters --
6 Law and Governance in the French Possessions: Public Law and the Growth of Institutions --
7 Law and Governance in the English Possessions --
8 The Interface of European and Indigenous Law --
9 French Private Law --
10 The Early Modern Legacy PART THREE: THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1701-1815. 11 Constitutional Law in the Long Eighteenth Century --
12 New France/Quebec/Lower Canada: Political Institutions, Courts, and Relations with Indigenous Peoples --
13 The British Colonies of Settlement: Political Institutions, Courts, and Relations with Indigenous Peoples --
14 The British Commercial Territories: Newfoundland and Rupert's Land --
15 The Legal Professions --
16 Criminal Law and Criminal Justice --
17 Indigenous Law --
18 Private Law: The Civil Law --
19 Private Law: The Common Law --
20 The Early Modern Legacy PART FOUR: BRITISH NORTH AMERICA, 1815-1860s. 21 Law in British North America, 1815-1866: Introduction --
22 Court Systems and Judicial Personnel --
23 Sources of Law and Law ReformSources of Law in Common Law Jurisdictions --
24 Indigenous Law in British North America --
25 The Legal Professions --
26 Constitutional Developments I: European-Indigenous Relations, the Old Colonial System, and the Rebellions, 1815-ca 1839 --
27 Constitutional Developments II: The Act of Union, Responsible Government, and the Origins of Acculturation Policy, ca 1840-1866T --
28 Criminal Justice I: Criminal Law, Punishment, and Policing --
29 Criminal Justice II: The Criminal Trial --
30 Land Law and Policy: Titles, Tenure, Squatters, Indigenous Dispossession, and the Rights and Obligations of Ownership --
31 Law and the Economy I: Common Law, Statutes, and the Emergence of the CorporationJudges, Private Law, and the Economy --
32 Law and the Economy II: Debtor-Creditor Law --
33 Less Favoured by Law I: Blacks and Workers --
34 Less Favoured by Law II: Women and the Law --
35 Law and Legal Institutions on the Eve of Confederation: The British North American Legacy.
Series Title: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History series.
Responsibility: Philip Girard, Jim Phillips, and R. Blake Brown.
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