Recent Tables of Contents – November 2018

December 3, 2018

New Additions to the Indigenous Perspectives Collection – November 2018

November 19, 2018

Aboriginal law handbook / Olthius, Kleer, Townshend ; editors: Lorraine Land and Matt McPherson.
KE7709 .I46 2018 Course Reserves
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Conversations about indigenous rights : the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People and Aotearoa New Zealand / edited by Selwyn Katene and Rawiri Taonui.
JC599 .N5 C65 2018
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Essentials of Canadian aboriginal law /Kerry Wilkins.
KE7709 .W56 2018 Course Reserves
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Gender, power, and representations of Cree law / Emily Snyder.
P94.5 .I532 C2168 2018
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International indigenous rights in Aotearoa New Zealand /edited by Andrew Erueti.
K3247 .I55 2017
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Justice in a new world : negotiating legal intelligibility in British, Iberian, and indigenous America /edited by Brian P. Owensby and Richard J. Ross.
KDZ481 .J869 2018
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Resurgence and reconciliation : Indigenous-settler relations and earth teachings /edited by Michael Asch, John Borrows and James Tully.
E78 .C2 R45 2018More Information

Talking back to the Indian Act : critical reading in settler colonial histories /Mary-Ellen Kelm and Keith D. Smith.
KE7709.2 .K45 2018
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Recent Tables of Contents – October 2018

November 12, 2018

New Books in the Library – October 2018

November 5, 2018

Lots more new books for October. For a full list of our new acquisitions, check our October Acquisitions list.

       HQ76.2 .G7 A53 2018
Title: The fraternity of the estranged : the fight for homosexual rights in England, 1891-1908 / Brian Anderson.
Publication info: Leicestershire, UK : Matador, 2018.
Subject: Gay men–Great Britain–Social conditions–19th century.
Subject: Gay men–Great Britain–Social conditions–20th century.
Subject: Male homosexuality–Great Britain–History–19th century.
KE7709 .I46 2018
Title: Aboriginal law handbook / Olthius, Kleer, Townshend ; ediors: Lorraine Land and Matt McPherson.
Edition: Fifth edition.
Publication info: Toronto : Thomson Reuters, 2018.
Subject: Indians of North America–Legal status, laws, etc.–Canada–Popular works.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Legal status, laws, etc.–Canada.
Subject: Inuit–Legal status, laws, etc.–Canada.
Location: Reserves.
KD3989 .W55 2018
Title: How language works in politics : the impact of vague legislation on policy / Matthew Williams.
Publication info: Bristol, UK : Bristol University Press, 2018.
Subject: Constitutional law–Great Britain.
HV7936 .R3 R36 2018
Title: Racial profiling and human rights in Canada : the new legal landscape / edited by Lorne Foster, Lesley Jacobs, Bobby Siu, & Shaheen Azmi.
Publication info: Toronto : Irwin Law, 2018.
Subject: Racial profiling in law enforcement–Canada.
Subject: Human rights–Canada
KE346 .C65 2019
Title: Interviewing skills for legal professionals / Douglas Cochran.
Edition: Second edition.
Publication info: Toronto : Emond Montgomery Publications, 2019.
Subject: Interviewing in law practice–Canada.
Subject: Attorney and client–Canada.
Series: Working with the law.
Location: Reserves

New Books in the Library – September 2018

October 11, 2018

Here is a sample of books the library collected in September. For a full list of our new acquisitions, check our the September Acquisitions list.

K1704.8 .G36 2018
Title: Game changers in labour law : shaping the future of work / editors, Frank Hendrickx, Valerio De Stefano ; contributors, Mariya Aleksynska [and 17 others].
Publication info: Alphen aan den Rijn : Wolters Kluwer, [2018]
Subject: Labor laws and legislation–Congresses.
Series: Bulletin of comparative labour relations ; 100.
KE7709 .W56 2018
Title: Essentials of Canadian aboriginal law / Kerry Wilkins.
Publication info: Toronto : Thomson Reuters Canada, 2018.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Legal status, laws, etc.–Canada.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Legal status, laws, etc.
Subject: Indians of North America–Canada–Constitutional law.
Location: Reserves
KF300 .W67 2016
Title: Learning from practice : a text for experiential legal education / edited by Leah Wortham, Alexander Scherr, Nancy Maurer, Susan L. Brooks.
Edition: Third edition.
Publication info: St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2016]
Subject: Practice of law–United States.
Subject: Lawyers–United States–Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Location: Reserves
KZ3410 .R63 2012
Title: Between peril and promise : the politics of international law / J. Martin Rochester.
Edition: 2nd edition.
Publication info: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : CQ Press, 2012.
Subject: International law.
Subject: International relations.
KZ6443 .I57 v.53
Title: Drones and other unmanned weapons systems under international law / by Stuart Casey-Maslen, Maziar Homayounnejad, Hilary Stauffer, and Nathalie Weizmann.
Publication info: Boston ; Leiden : Brill, 2018.
Subject: Uninhabited combat aerial vehicles (International law)
Series: International humanitarian law series ; v. 53. 

Recent Tables of Contents – September 2018

October 9, 2018

Celebrating Bora Laskin on the Anniversary of his Birth

October 4, 2018

Bust or Bora Laskin

October 5th is the birthdate of Bora Laskin (1912-1984), former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada in whose honour the Bora Laskin Law Library is named. In addition to his distinguished career on the bench (appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal in 1965, to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1970 and becoming Chief Justice of Canada in 1973) Chief Justice Laskin played a significant role in the life of the University of Toronto Law School as one of its founding faculty members and more prominent scholars.

To find out more about Bora Laskin’s life and scholarship take a look at some of these resources available at the Bora Laskin Law Library

Biographies of Bora Laskin

  • Bora Laskin, Chief Justice of Canada, 1973-1984: The Legacy (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986).
    KE8248 .L37 B66 1986
    Reprinted from 35:4 UTLJ 321 (available on Heinonline).
  • Neil Finkelstein & Constance Backhouse, The Laskin Legacy: Essays in Commemoration of Chief Justice Bora Laskin (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2007).
    KE8248 .L38 L38 2007
  • Phillip Girard, Bora Laskin: Bringing Law to Life (Toronto: Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, 2005.)
    KE8248 .L37 G57 2005

Historical Resources

Selected Publications by Bora Laskin


  • _____ The British tradition in Canadian law (London: Published under the auspices of the Hamlyn Trust [by] Stevens 1969)
  • _____ Canadian constitutional law; cases and text on distribution of legislative power, (Toronto: Carswell Co., 1951) and 4 more editions.
    KF4482 .L35
  • _____ The Ontario Municipal Board, Thesis submitted to Professor Frankfurter, (Harvard Law School, 1937).
    Course Reserves KEO872 .L37 1937a

Journal Articles

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