Essays in the History of Canadian Law: Volume I

Edited by David H. Flaherty

© 1981

This volume, containing ten essays, is the first of two designed to illustrate the wide possibilities for research and writing in Canadian legal history and reflecting the current interests of those working in that area. Topics covered include historical aspects of company law, the law and the economy, legal reform in Ontario, custody law, the law of master and servant, the law of nuisance, origins of the Canadian Criminal Code, and women's rights in Quebec. Professor Flaherty supplies an introduction to the writing of Canadian legal history and, with his contributors, provides an important building block on which a significant tradition of indigenous legal history in Canada may grow and flourish.

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  • Series: Essays in the History of Canadian Law
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 44 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
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This volume of ten essays illustrates the wide possibilities for research and writing in Canadian legal history and reflecting the current interests of those working in that area.

Essays in the History of Canadian Law: Volume I

Edited by David H. Flaherty

© 1981

This volume, containing ten essays, is the first of two designed to illustrate the wide possibilities for research and writing in Canadian legal history and reflecting the current interests of those working in that area. Topics covered include historical aspects of company law, the law and the economy, legal reform in Ontario, custody law, the law of master and servant, the law of nuisance, origins of the Canadian Criminal Code, and women's rights in Quebec. Professor Flaherty supplies an introduction to the writing of Canadian legal history and, with his contributors, provides an important building block on which a significant tradition of indigenous legal history in Canada may grow and flourish.

Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • Series: Essays in the History of Canadian Law
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 44 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    David H. Flaherty is a professor emeritus in the Department of History and the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario. He now specializes in the management of privacy and information issues.

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