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 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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New Additions to our Indigenous Perspectives Collection – July 2017

July 18, 2017

Cover of Entangled Territorialities

 

Entangled territorialities : negotiating indigenous lands in Australia and Canada / edited by Françoise Dussart and Sylvie Poirier
GN666 .E58 2017
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Experiencing and protecting sacred natural sites of Sámi and other indigenous peoples : the sacred Arctic / Edited by Leena Heinämäki, Thora Martina Herrmann.
DL42 .L36 E97 2017
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Grounded authority : the Algonquins of Barriere Lake against the state / Shiri Pasternak.
KIC4396.4 .P37 2017
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Cover of Homelands and Empires

 

Homelands and empires : Indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern North America, 1690-1763 /
Jeffers Lennox.
E78 .E2 L46 2017
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Indigenous peoples and their right to political participation : international law standards and their application in Latin America /Alexandra Tomaselli.
KG481 .T66 2016
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Indigenous women’s writing and the cultural study of law / Cheryl Suzack.
PS153 .I52 S89 2017 course reserves
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Pathways for remembering and recognizing indigenous thought in education : philosophies of Iethi’nihsténha Ohwentsia’kékha (land) /
Sandra D. Styres.
E96.2 .S87 2017
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Prairie Rising: Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the politics or intervention

Prairie rising : Indigenous youth, decolonization, and the politics of intervention / Jaskiran Dhillon.
E98 .Y68 D55 2017
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Hein’s American Indian Law Collection

July 11, 2017

The Law Library has a been building its Indigenous Perspectives Collection since 2009. The collection covers a broad range of topics  including the arts, history, culture,  literature, and the law. The collection covers Canada, the United States, Australia and other jurisdictions.

Hein Online has recently introduced its American Indian Law Collection which the library is trialing until August 2nd for the U of T community.  Please check it out and let us know what you think. We can be contacted at law.ref@utoronto.ca

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.

Here is Hein’s detailed breakdown of its contents:

Tribal Codes

We have recently added the 1981 and 1988 editions of Indian Tribal Codes: A Microfiche Collection of Indian Tribal Law Codes to the American Indian Law Collection. Edited by Ralph Johnson and Richard Davies, and published by the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, this impressive collection contains nearly 30,000 pages of tribal law. Through HeinOnline’s database integration, users can now browse the code by edition or tribe.

    • Indian Tribal Codes: A Microfiche Collection, 1981 edition. Ralph W. Johnson, editor; Susan Lupton, associate editor. This edition contains sixty-nine tribal codes and an excellent introduction to and analysis of tribal codes.
    • Indian Tribal Codes: A Microfiche Collection, 1988 edition. Ralph W. Johnson, editor; Richard Davies, associate editor. This work contains fifty-six tribal codes and constitutions, but is more extensive than the first edition. Introduction and analysis of tribal codes are provided, as well as indexes of specific subject codifications within individual codes. This edition updates, but does not replace, the 1981 edition.
Legislative Histories

Numerous U.S. Federal Legislative Histories have been compiled on American Indian Law, including:

  • Indian Reorganization Act of 1934: An act signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in which U.S. Federal legislation secured certain rights to Native Americans.
  • Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971: Effected the largest claims settlement in the history of the United States. ANCSA was geared towards resolving long-standing issues surrounding land claims in Alaska, as well as stimulating economic development in Alaska.
Serials

More than 20 key serial titles are available in this database relating to American Indian Law, including:

    • Interior Board of Indian Appeals (1970-current): The Interior Board of Indian Appeals is an appeals court review body that has the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to issue final decisions for the Department’s Office of Hearings and Appeals.
    • Decisions of the Interior Board of Land Appeals (1970-current): The Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) is an appellate review body that exercises the delegated authority of the Secretary of the Interior to issue final decisions for the Department of the Interior.
Constitutions, Acts & By-Laws

Contains more than 300 works related to the Constitutions and Laws of American Indian Tribes, including:

  • Constitution and Laws of the Cherokee Nation: Passed at Tahlequah, Cherokee nation, 1839-51. 1 v. Tahlequah, 1852
  • Laws of the Cherokee nation: Passed during the years 1839-1867, 1 v. St. Louis

New Books in the Library – June 2017

July 10, 2017

We have been busy!  Below are just a few of our new books.

Check out the entire June  2017 Acquisitions List to see all the new books in the Library.

DL42 .L36 E97 2017
Title: Experiencing and protecting sacred natural sites of Sámi and other indigenous peoples : the sacred Arctic / Leena Heinämäki, Thora Martina Herrmann, editors.
Publication info: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017
Subject: Sami (European people)–Homes and haunts–Protection.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Homes and haunts–Protection–Arctic regions.
Subject: Sami (European people)–Religion.
K213 .L3956 2017
Title: Law and the new logics / edited by H. Patrick Glenn, Lionel D. Smith.
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Subject: Law–Interpretation and construction.
Subject: Law–Methodology.
K213 .L3956 2017
Title: Law and the new logics / edited by H. Patrick Glenn, Lionel D. Smith.
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Subject: Law–Interpretation and construction.
Subject: Law–Methodology.
  KJ147 .W3813 2017
Title: The history of law in Europe : an introduction / Bart Wauters, Marco de Benito.
Publication info: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edgar Elgar Publishing, [2017]
Subject: Law–Europe–History.

New Books in the Library – May 2017

July 5, 2017

Below are just a few of our new books. Check out the entire May  2017 Acquisitions List to see all the new books in the Library.

 

K564 .C6 K38 2017
Title: Digital justice : technology and the internet of disputes / Ethan Katsh and Orna Rabinovich-Einy ; foreword by Richard Susskind.
Publication info: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Subject: Law–Data processing.
Subject: Information technology–Law and legislation.
Subject: Technology and law.

 

 

 

 

K3280 .C663 2017
Title: Constitution writing, religion and democracy / edited by Asli Ü. Bâli, University of California, Los Angeles, USA ; Hanna Lerner, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Subject: Church and state.
Subject: Freedom of religion.
Subject: Constitutional law.

 

 

 

 

K1420.5 .H527 2017
Title: Artistic license : the philosophical problems of copyright and appropriation / Darren Hudson Hick.
Publication info: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Subject: Copyright–Philosophy.
Subject: Intellectual property–Philosophy.
Subject: Intellectual property infringement.

 

 

 

 

KF371 .F57 2017
Title: Pillars of justice : lawyers and the liberal tradition / Owen Fiss. 
Publication info: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2017.
Subject: Judges–United States.
Subject: Lawyers–United States.
Subject: Law teachers–United States