New Books in the Library – July 2018

August 15, 2018

Lots of new books this month. For a full list of our new acquisitions, check our the July Acquisitions list.

   K1420.5 .S59 2018
Title: Big copyright versus the people : how major content providers are destroying creativity and how to stop them / Martin Skladany.
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Subject: Copyright.
Subject: Copyright–Social aspects.
KE452 .C6 T96 2018
Title: An educator’s guide to internet and social media law in the classroom / Nadya Tymochenko, Gillian Tuck Kutarna.
Publication info: Toronto, Ontario : Thomson Reuters, [2018]
Subject: Social media–Law and legislation–Canada.
Subject: Internet in education–Law and legislation–Canada.
K230 .H47 2018
Title: Nobody’s law : legal consciousness and legal alienation in everyday life / Marc Hertogh.
Publication info: London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Subject: Law–Philosophy.
Subject: Law–Public opinion.
Series: Palgrave Macmillan socio-legal studies.
Series: Palgrave pivot.
K623 .G37 2018
Title: From personal life to private law / John Gardner.
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Civil law–Philosophy.
Subject: Civil law–Psychological aspects.
Subject: Torts–Philosophy.
KZ3410 .G73 2018
Title: Legal monism : law, philosophy, and politics / Paul Gragl.
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: International law–Philosophy.
Subject: Monism.
Series: International law in domestic legal orders.

New Additions to the Indigenous Perspectives Collection – July 2018

July 23, 2018
Aboriginal peoples and the law : a critical introduction / Jim Reynolds.
KE7709 .R47 2018

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Business implications of Aboriginal law /

general editor, Dwight Newman.
KE7709 .B88 2018 Course Reserves
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Indian treaties in the United States : an encyclopedia and documents collection /

Donald L. Fixico, editor.
KIE19 .I53 2018
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Indigenous nationals, Canadian citizens : from first contact to Canada 150 and beyond /

Thomas J. Courchene.

E78 .C2 C682 2018
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Report of an inquiry into an injustice : Begade Shutagot’ine and the Sahtu Treaty / Peter Kulchyski.
E99 .C59 K85 2018
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There’s something in the water : environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities /

Ingrid R.G. Waldron.
HC120 .E5 W35 2018
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Who controls the hunt? : First Nations, treaty rights, and wildlife conservation in Ontario, 1783-1939 /

David Calverley; foreword by Graeme Wynn.
KEO916 .C35 2018
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New books in the Library – June 2018

July 5, 2018

The library staff have selected a bunch of new books for the library. For a full list of our new acquisitions, check our the June Acquisitions list.

HC120 .E5 W35 2018
Title: There’s something in the water : environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities / Ingrid R.G. Waldron.
Publication info: Winnipeg ; Black Point : Fernwood Publishing, 2018.
Subject: Environmental policy–Canada.
Subject: Hazardous waste sites–Canada.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Canada–Politics and government.
K213 .S86 2018
Title: Legal reasoning and political conflict / Cass R. Sunstein.
Edition: Second edition.
Publication info: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Law–Methodology.
Subject: Law–Political aspects.
Subject: Law–United States–Methodology
K230 .S2549 A35 2018
Title: Liberal legality : a unified theory of our law / Lewis D. Sargentich, Harvard Law School.
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Subject: Law–Philosophy.
Subject: Rule of law.
Subject: Liberalism.
K487 .E3 B378 2018
Title: The republic of beliefs : a new approach to law and economics / Kaushik Basu. 
Publication info: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]
Subject: Law–Economic aspects.
RA1242 .C17 W54 2018
Title: Wigmore on cannabis : the forensic toxicology of marijuana for lawyers and other medicolegal professional / James G. Wigmore.
Publication info: Toronto, ON : Irwin Law, 2018.
Subject: Cannabis–Toxicology–Abstracts.
Subject: Cannabinoids–Toxicology–Abstracts.
Subject: Marijuana–Toxicology–Abstracts.

Recent Tables of Contents – June 2018

July 3, 2018

New Additions to the Indigenous Perspectives Collection

June 8, 2018



By law or in justice : the Indian Specific Claims Commission and the struggle for indigenous justice /
Jane Dickson
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Indigenous tourism movements / edited by Alexis C. Bunten and Nelson H.H. Graburn.
G156.5 .H47 I53 2018
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Roots of entanglement : essays in the history of native-newcomer relations / edited by Myra Rutherdale, Kerry Abel, and P. Whitney
E78 .C2 R66 2018
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Transforming Indigeneity : urbanization and language revitalization in the Brazilian Amazon /
Sarah Shulist.
P40.5 .L3572 S48 2018
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Featured Title – Full Disclosure: A Novel

June 4, 2018

You may not know this but the Law Library has a small section of law-related fiction ranging from John Mortimer’s Rumpole books to our newest acquisition, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Beverley McLachlin’s new novel Full Disclosure.

This novel features Jilly Truitt, a criminal defense lawyer. Truitt is an interesting character with a successful law practice and a complex personal history who is hired to defend a wealthy Vancouverite accused of killing his wife.

Completely separate from the author’s legal credentials, this book is a good example of the genre: a mystery/courtroom drama with all the elements you would expect. It does rely a bit too much on coincidence and the surprise ending might be considered to be a bit predictable but nevertheless it is a good read.  The kind of book that you want to get back to when you have to put it down. I found myself mulling over the mystery while sitting a a dull meeting.

For more information check out this interview with former Chief Justice McLachlin and an excerpt from the book.


Recent Tables of Contents – May 2018

June 1, 2018

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