Sponsor the Legal Eagles CN Tower Climb for the United Way

October 19, 2017

On November 5 , an the Legal Eagles, a team of  law librarians and faculty will climbing the 1,776 steps of the CN Tower to raise money in support of the United Way.  United Way Toronto is an umbrella organization that partners with and provides funds to many many agencies, projects and initiatives in Toronto.  Please sponsor the team and their efforts to make Toronto a better place to live, work and raise our families.

To sponsor our team please go to their Team Page at http://uwgt.convio.net/site/TR/CommunityEvents/General?team_id=1408&pg=team&fr_id=1060.  

Thank you all so much

Sooin Kim: Team Captain

Susan Barker: Team Manager


New Books in the Library – September 2017

October 5, 2017

Here are our September new acquisitions. Check out the full September list to see all the new books in the collection.

K120 .M33 2017
Title: The new lawyer : how clients are transforming the practice of law / Julie Macfarlane.
Edition: Second edition.
Publication info: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2017]
Subject: Practice of law–Canada.
Subject: Dispute resolution (Law)–Canada.
Subject: Compromise (Law)–Canada.
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
K258 .N49 2017
Title: New essays on the nature of rights / Edited by Mark McBride.
Publication info: Oxford, United Kingdoms ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2017.
Subject: Law–Philosophy.
Subject: Law and ethics.
Subject: Law–Methodology.
KD654 .S73 2017
Title: The work of the British Law Commissions : law reform… now? / Shona Wilson Stark.
Publication info: Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2017.
Subject: Great Britain.  Law Commission.
Subject: Law reform–Great Britain.

Recent Tables of Contents – September 2017

October 3, 2017

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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