Provincial Justice: Upper Canadian Legal Portraits

By Robert L. Fraser

© 1992

In the formative years of Ontario's history, the law loomed large, as a profession, a preoccupation of legislators, a subject of debate and controversy, and a force that many citizens found themselves up against. Robert Fraser has drawn from the pages of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography the stories of sixty people who played a key role in the legal history of Upper Canada.

Told in a readable style that has been much praised, these profiles contain information that bears the authoritative stamp of the DCB volumes from which they come. They add a valuable personal dimension to Ontario's legal history.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 470 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.7in x 9.0in
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Told in a readable style that has been much praised, these profiles contain information that bears the authoritative stamp of the DCB volumes from which they come. They add a valuable personal dimension to Ontario's legal history.

Provincial Justice: Upper Canadian Legal Portraits

By Robert L. Fraser

© 1992

In the formative years of Ontario's history, the law loomed large, as a profession, a preoccupation of legislators, a subject of debate and controversy, and a force that many citizens found themselves up against. Robert Fraser has drawn from the pages of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography the stories of sixty people who played a key role in the legal history of Upper Canada.

Told in a readable style that has been much praised, these profiles contain information that bears the authoritative stamp of the DCB volumes from which they come. They add a valuable personal dimension to Ontario's legal history.

Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 470 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.7in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Robert Fraser is the executive officer of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography.