Recent Tables of Contents – August 2017

September 12, 2017

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d’économique – Volume 50 no. 1 (February 2017)
Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d’économique – Volume 50 no. 2 (May 2017)
Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence – Volume 30 no. 2 (August 2017)
Canadian Journal of Law & Society/Revue canadienne droit et société – Volume 32 no. 1 (2017)
Supreme Court Law Review.  Second Series – Volume 79 (2017)


New Books in the Library – August 2017

September 11, 2017

Here are some of our interesting new books.  Check out all the other equally interesting books we received in August as well.

KE4199 .D63 2016
Title: The Canadian constitution / Adam Dodek ; foreword by the Rt. Hon. David Johnston ; introduction by the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin.
Edition: 2nd edition.
Publication info: Toronto : Dundurn, 2016.
Subject: Constitutions–Canada.
Subject: Constitutional law–Canada.
Subject: Constitutional history–Canada.
Location: Reserves

 

 

 

K5086 .D76 2017
Title: Rationale-based defences in criminal law : “I did it.  I chose to do it. And here’s why …” / Mark Dsouza.
Publication info: Oxford ; London : Hart Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc ; Portland, OR : Hart Publishing, 2017.
Subject: Justification (Law)

 

 

 

 

BL2530 .C3 M327 2017
Title: Infidels and the damn churches : irreligion and religion in settler British Columbia / Lynne Marks.
Publication info: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2017]
Subject: Irreligion–British Columbia–History.
Subject: Secularism–British Columbia–History.
Subject: Religion–British Columbia–History.


New Additions to our Electronic Library – August 2017

August 25, 2017

American Indian Law Collection

The American Indian Law Collection is an extensive collection of over 1,800 titles and 1.1 million pages of content related to American Indian law. The collection includes: treaties, US statutes and regulations, case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. Many titles are unique to this collection.

This site can be accessed directly from computers on Campus. U of T members using an external Internet address can access the site using my.access

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (MPECCoL)

This online encyclopedia of analytical comparative articles offers a global overview of constitutional law in a comparative context. The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law provides, encyclopedia articles, commentaries, instruments, and constitutional law books from Oxford Constitutions of the World and US Constitutional Law, as well as through reference pages on the Oxford Law Citator.

This site can be accessed directly from computers on Campus. U of T members using an external Internet address can access the site using my.access

Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law contains full-text online editions of leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press, such as Oppenheim, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Includes:

  • Authoritative treatises, which continue to define their area of law
  • Black-letter reference works and commentaries, which will help you to answer practical questions about the law
  • Classic works on international law, which remain influential in their field today
  • Flagship publications, which provide innovative perspectives on current legal problems

This site can be accessed directly from computers on Campus. U of T members using an external Internet address can access the site using my.access

 


New Additions to the Indigenous Perspectives Collection – August 2017

August 22, 2017
  Cover of book entitled: Dismembered Dismembered : native disenrollment and the battle for human rights / David E. Wilkins and Shelly Hulse Wilkins.
KIE2140 .W55 2017
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 Cover of book entitled: Indigenous Peoples as Subjects in International Law Indigenous peoples as subjects of international law / edited by Irene Watson.
K3247 .I536 2018
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 Cover of book entitled: A land not forgotten A land not forgotten : Indigenous food security & land-based practices in Northern Ontario /

edited by Michael A. Robidoux and Courtney W. Mason.

E78 .O5 L36 2017
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 Cover of book entitled: A National Crime A national crime : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986 /

John S. Milloy ; foreword by Mary Jane Logan McCallum. (New Edition)
E96.5 .M56 2017
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New Books in the Library – July 2017

August 18, 2017

Below are just a few of our new books. Check out the entire July 2017  list to see all the new books in the library.

book cover image: Indigenous Women's Writing PS153 .I52 S89 2017
Title: Indigenous women’s writing and the cultural study of law / Cheryl Suzack.
Publication info: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2017.
Subject: American literature–Indian authors–History and criticism.
Subject: American literature–Women authors–History and criticism.
Subject: Indian women–Legal status, laws, etc.–United States.
Location: Reserves

 

 

K639 .E373 2006
Title: Article 24 : the right to health / by Asbjørn Eide and Wenche Barth Eide.
Publication info: Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2006.
Subject: United Nations. Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Subject: Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989 November 20)
Subject: Children’s rights.
Series: Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

 

KZ7177 .A87 G69 2017
Title: Atrocity speech law : foundation, fragmentation, fruition / Gregory S. Gordon ; foreword by Benjamin B. Ferencz.
Publication info: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Subject: Hate speech–Law and legislation.
Subject: Atrocities–Law and legislation.
Subject: Hate crimes–Law and legislation.


Recent Tables of Contents – July 2017

August 15, 2017

The Advocate’s Quarterly– Volume 47 no. 1 (June 2017)
Canadian Business Law Journal– Volume 59 no. 2 (June 2017)
Canadian Criminal Law Review/Revue canadienne de droit pénal – Volume 22 no. 2 (June 2017)
Canadian Family Law Quarterly/Cahier trimestriel de droit de la famille Canada – Volume 36 no. 2 (June 2017)
Canadian Journal of Administrative Law and Practice/Revue canadienne de droit administratif et de pratique – Volume 30 no. 2 (June 2017)
Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Revue canadienne de criminologie et de justice pénale – Volume 59 no. 3 (July 2017)
Canadian Journal of Family Law/Revue canadienne de droit familial – Volume 30 no. 1 (2017)
Canadian Public Administration/Administration publique du Canada – Volume 60 no. 2 (June 2017)
Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques – Volume 42 no. 2 (June 2017)
Constitutional Law/Droit constitutionnel – Volume 37 no. 2 (June 2017)
Relations industrielles/Industrial relations – Volume 72 no. 2 (Spring 2017)
University of British Columbia Law Review – Volume 50 no. 2 (June 2017)
University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 67 no. 3 (Summer 2017)
Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues/Revue des affaires juridiques et socials de Windsor – Volume38 (May2017)


Cultural Survival Website

July 20, 2017

Bora Laskin Law Library Reference Services Blog

From InSite (Cornell University Law Library’s Current Awareness Service) comes news of this interesting and useful resource.

Cultural Survival

http://www.culturalsurvival.org/

“Cultural Survival was founded to help protect the human rights, sovereignty, and autonomy of indigenous peoples, by advocating for their rights to their land, resources, languages and cultures. The work of the organization is predicated on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  The Cultural Survival website provides links to the knowledge and advocacy tools that indigenous communities need, as well as providing direct assistance to such groups. The Cultural Survival site also offers a comprehensive source of information for indigenous communities with links to guidebooks, laws, and reports. The website provides free digital access to the Cultural Survival Quarterly and its archive going back to the first volume from 1982. The Cultural Survival website provides a full-text searchbox and the ability to sign up for email…

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