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A trying question : the jury in nineteenth-century Canada

Author: R Blake Brown; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, ©2009
Series: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Trying Question traces the history of the jury in Canada and links its nineteenth-century decline to the rise of the professional class.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Blake Brown; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
ISBN: 9781442685345 1442685344 1442640383 9781442640382
OCLC Number: 759157378
Description: 1 online resource (x, 335 pages : maps.
Contents: Storms, roads, and harvest time : the jury system and attitudes toward jury service in Nova Scotia --
The jury system and attitudes toward jury service in Upper Canada --
"The bean box" : reformers and the politicization of the jury system in Nova Scotia --
Reformers, rebellion, and the jury system of Upper Canada --
Responsible government, the magistrates' affair, and the breakdown of the Nova Scotia jury system --
Responsible government and the 1850 Upper Canada Jury Act --
"We have now no fears of star chamber justice" : the decline of the jury in Nova Scotia --
"The day has gone by for the worshop of legal idols" : the decline of the jury in Ontario --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
Responsibility: R. Blake Brown.
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