Justice Bertha Wilson : one woman's difference (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Justice Bertha Wilson : one woman's difference

Justice Bertha Wilson : one woman's difference

Author: Kim Brooks
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Law and society
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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: Biographies
Named Person: Bertha Wilson; Bertha Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Brooks
ISBN: 9780774817332 077481733X 9780774817325 0774817321 9780774817349 0774817348
OCLC Number: 1139940589
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xi, 328 pages).
Contents: Preface / Justice Claire L'Heureux-DubeIntroduction / Kim BrooksPart 1: Foundations1 Bertha Wilson's Practice Years (1958-75): Establishing a Research Practice and Founding a Research Department in Canada / Angela Fernandez and Beatrice Tice2 A Traditionalist's Property Jurisprudence/ Larissa Katz3 Power, Discretion, and Vulnerability, Justice Wilson and Fiduciary Duty in the Corporate/Commercial Context / Janis Sarra4 A Few More Spokes to the Wheel: Reasonableness, Fairness, and Justice in Justice Bertha Wilson's Approach to Contract Law / Moira L. McConnell5 Giving Emotions Their Due: Justice Bertha Wilson's Response to Intangible Loss in Contract / Shannon Kathleen O'ByrnePart 2: Controversy6 Picking up Where Justice Wilson Left Off: The Tort of Discrimination Revisited / Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey7 Paradigms of Prostitution: Revisiting the Prostitution Reference / Janine Benedet8 Contextualizing Criminal Defences: Exploring the Contribution of Justice Bertha Wilson / Isabel Grant and Debra Parkes9 "Finally I know Where I am Going to Be From": Culture, Context, and Time in a Look Back at Racine v. Woods / Gillian Calder10 Challenging Patriarchy or Embracing Liberal Norms? Justice Wilson's Child Custody and Access Decisions / Susan B. BoydPart 3: Reflections11 But Was She a Feminist Judge? / Beverley Baines12 I Agree/Disagree for the Following Reasons: Convergence, Divergence, and Justice Wilson's "Modest Degree of Creativity" / Marie-Claire Belleau, Rebecca Johnson, and Christina Vinters13 A Way of Being in the World / Lorna Turnbull14 Ideas and Transformation: A Reflection on Bertha Wilson's Contribution to Gender Equality in the Legal Profession / Melina Buckley15 Taking a Stand on Equality: Bertha Wilson and the Evolution of Judicial Education in Canada / Rosemary Cairns Way and T. Brettel Dawson16 Bertha Wilson: "Silences" in a Woman's Life Story / Mary Jane MossmanIndex
Series Title: Law and society
Responsibility: edited by Kim Brooks.


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Justice Bertha Wilson is an original contribution ... this collection of essays reminds us that all women constitute themselves within conditions of overt and more ambient gender discrimination. Read more...

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