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Truth and conviction : Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi'kmaw quest for justice

Author: L Jane McMillan
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The name "Donald Marshall Jr." is synonymous with "wrongful conviction" and the fight for Indigenous rights in Canada. In Truth and Conviction, Jane McMillan--Marshall's former partner, an acclaimed anthropologist, and an original defendant in the Supreme Court's Marshall decision--tells the story of how Marshall's life-long battle against injustice permeated Canadian legal consciousness and revitalized Indigenous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Trial and arbitral proceedings
Legal Canadiana
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McMillan, L. Jane.
Truth and conviction.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1057893477
McMillan, L. Jane, 1965-, author.
Truth and conviction.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2018.
(CaOONL)20189052465
Named Person: Donald Marshall; Donald Marshall, Jr.; Donald Marshall
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Jane McMillan
ISBN: 9780774837484 0774837489 0774837500 9780774837507 0774837519 9780774837514 0774837527 9780774837521
OCLC Number: 1032356834
Description: 220 pages : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Meki o'pla'lusnaq : A great wrong : the wrongful conviction --
2. Melgwisgat : Nightmare : prison and freedom --
3. Koqwaja'taqn : To do the right thing : the Royal Commission --
4. Ilsutekek : To make right : recommendations and outcomes --
5. L'nuwey Tplutaqan : L'nu law : Mi'kmaw legal principles --
6. Munsi sapa'l'k : Struggle to survive : Mi'kmaw justice initiatives --
7. Najiwsgeieg : We go fishing : in search of a livelihood --
8. Nijkitekek : That which heals : restorative justice --
9. I'l'oqaptmu'k : Revisiting for renewal : Mi'kmaw legal consciousness today --
Mi'walatl : Thankful for.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Other Titles: Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi'kmaw quest for justice
Responsibility: L. Jane McMillan.

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A passionate account of how one man's fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi'kmaw Nation's struggle for self-determination, forever changing  Read more...

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