New Books in the Library – April 2019

May 7, 2019

In addition to our usual array of new books, this month we have a number of newly available graduate theses in our Acquisitions list.

 K460 .N69 O84 2018
Title: Challenging Nozick : what natural property rights? / by Anne-Sophie Ouellet.
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Natural law.
Subject: Property.
Subject: Taxation.
Location: Theses
K925 .N4 2018 
Title: Making the invisible visible : the effects of neuroscience on mental injury claims / by Justin Brandon Ng.
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Brain–Concussion.
Subject: Neurosciences.
Subject: Torts.
Location: Theses
K3496 .M47 2018 
Title: International law and transboundary fresh water resources : a dispute resolution perspective / by Tamar Meshel. 
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Fresh water–Law and legislation.
Subject: Water resources development–Law and legislation.
Subject: Water rights (International law)
Location: Theses
KDZ4030 .S73 2018 
Title: Legal ambiguity in “Star Wars” : why the current regime is insufficient in regulating armed conflict in space / by Caroline Elizabeth Stacey. 
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Space warfare–Law and legislation.
Subject: Space weapons (International law)
Subject: Space law.
Location: Theses
KE298 .C66 S36 2017 
Title: Canadian contract law teaching and the failure to operationalize : theory & practice, realism & formalism, and aspiration & reality in contemporary legal education / by David Sandomierski.
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2017.
Subject: Contracts–Study and teaching–Canada.
Subject: Law–Study and teaching–Canada.
Location: Theses
KE3404 .D32 2018 
Title: Realizing the right to health care in Canada / by Michael Da Silva. 
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Right to health–Canada.
Subject: Medical care–Law and legislation–Canada.
Location: Theses
KE4454 .B58 2018 
Title: The Chiarelli doctrine : immigration exceptionalism and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms / by Joshua Alon Blum. 
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Emigration and immigration law–Canada.
Subject: Constitutional law–Canada.
Location: Theses
KE7722 .T3 V35 2018 
Title: A theory about indigenous taxation powers / by Esteban Vallejo-Toledo. 
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Taxation–Canada.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Taxation–Law and legislation–Canada.
Location: Theses
KE8928 .A96 2018 
Title: Prosecuting and sentencing police sexual assaults : a Canadian perspective = Etude portant sur la judiciarisation et la determination de la peine lors d’agressions sexuelles commises par policiers canadiens / by Sandrine Ampleman-Tremblay. 
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Police misconduct–Canada.
Subject: Sex crimes–Canada. Subject: Prosecution–Canada.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of–Canada.
Location: Theses
KE9440 .H85 2018 
Title: The role of the judge in wrongful convictions : R v Mullins-Johnson / by Heather Wai-San Hui-Litwin. 
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Judicial error–Canada.
Subject: Judgments, Criminal–Canada.
Subject: Judges–Canada.
Location: Theses
KEO703 .R37 2018 
Title: Administrative justice : guiding caseworker discretion / by Jennifer Marie Rasao.
Publication info: Toronto : Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018.
Subject: Public welfare–Law and legislation–Ontario.
Subject: Administrative discretion–Ontario.
Subject: Social case work–Ontario.
Location: Theses

Announcing a new Collection of Documents Relating to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women In Canada

May 6, 2019

The Bora Laskin Law Library, the International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) are pleased to announce a new collection of documents on the Bora Laskin Law Library’s web site that focus on the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

This collection  was developed by the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA)  and has been subsequently expanded on by the Bora Laskin Law Library.  It includes links to reports, press statements, and various other documents. Please visit the collection at https://library.law.utoronto.ca/node/2751

The collection is set out in five parts:

I. Civil Society Reports
II. Government Reports
III. Secondary Resources
IV. United Nations Documents
V.  Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Documents

While this collection is extensive, it is not comprehensive. It is a living collection of documents that will be updated in response to on-going reporting and community input. Please contact Susan Barker with comments and suggestions on documents to add to this collection. The collection is up to date as of  April 2019.


Recent Tables of Contents – April 2019

April 30, 2019

New Additions to the Indigenous Perspectives Collection – April 2019

April 24, 2019
  Canadian justice, Indigenous injustice : the Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie case / Kent Roach
HV6535 .C32 S28 2019
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Indigenous rights and water resource management : not just another stakeholder / Katie O’Bryan
K3247 .O27 2019
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Modern First Nations legislation annotated / Paul Salembier … [et al.].
KE7703.9 .M63 2019
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Native land talk : Indigenous and arrivant rights theories / Yael Ben-Zvi Morad
KF8400 .M67 2018
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Regaining paradise lost : indigenous land rights and tourism, using the UNGPS on business and human rights in mainstreaming indigenous land rights in the tourism industry / by Mary Kristerie A. Baleva
K738 .B35 2019More Information
Research journeys in/to multiple ways of knowing / Jennifer Markides and Laura Forsythe, editors
GN380 .R47 2019
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New Books in the Library – March 2019

April 16, 2019

Another wide ranging selection of subjects for this month’s acquisitions.  For more see the March Acquisitions List

  KE3722 .M3 G55 2018 
Title: Cannabis in the workplace / author John R. Gilmore ; co-authors Matthew J. Macdonald [and 10 others]. 
Publication info: Toronto : Thomson Reuters Canada, 2018.
Subject: Cannabis–Law and legislation–Canada.
Subject: Drugs and employment–Canada.
Subject: Drug testing–Law and legislation–Canada.
    KJE937 .A33 C65 v.25 pt.3
Title: Freedom of religion, secularism, and human rights / edited by Nehal Bhuta. 
Publication info: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Subject: Freedom of religion.
Subject: Secularism.
Subject: Human rights.
Series: Collected courses of the Academy of European Law.
KD3340 .T46 2019 
Title: Abortion law and political institutions : explaining policy resistance / Jennifer Thomson. 
Publication info: Cham, Switzerland  : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
Subject: Abortion–Law and legislation–Northern Ireland.
Subject: Abortion–Political aspects–Northern Ireland.
Series: Gender and politics

Recent Tables of Contents – March 2019

April 12, 2019

New Books in the Library – February 2019

March 15, 2019

Our professors have been very prolific recently – check out their writing as well as all our other new books at our February Acquisitions List

K3820 .P733 2019 
Title: Institutional bypasses : a strategy to promote reforms for development / Mariana Mota Prado, University of Toronto Faculty of Law; Michael J. Trebilcock, University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Subject: Law and economic development.
Subject: Institution building.
Subject: Political development.
    K583 .V35 2018
Title: Comparing law : comparative law as reconstruction of collective commitments / Catherine Valcke, University of Toronto.
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Subject: Comparative law.
Series: ASCL studies in comparative law.
  KBP144 .O94 2018 
Title: The Oxford handbook of Islamic law / edited by Anver M. Emon, Rumee Ahmed. 
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Islamic law.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
KJ147 .O94 2018 
Title: The Oxford handbook of European legal history / edited by Heikki Pihlajamäki, Markus D. Dubber, Mark Godfrey.
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Law–Europe–History.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
K5015.4 .D817 2018 
Title: The dual penal state : the crisis of criminal law in comparative-historical perspective / Markus D. Dubber. 
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Criminal law.
Subject: Criminal law–History.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of.
KJ147 .O94 2018 
Title: The Oxford handbook of European legal history / edited by Heikki Pihlajamäki, Markus D. Dubber, Mark Godfrey.
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Law–Europe–History.
Series: Oxford handbooks.

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