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British tradition in Canadian law.

Bora Laskin

British tradition in Canadian law.

by Bora Laskin

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Published by Carswell in Toronto .
Written in English


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Originally published London: Stevens, 1969as The Hamlyn lectures, twentyfirst series.

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Lower Canada retained its civil law system whereas Upper Canada adopted Common law. According to the British tradition, the Parliament has been responsible for the protection of individual rights, and this rule was followed in Canada until the passing of the Constitution Act in which set down individual rights along American lines. Finally, the law of Canada is set out. Thus, a professor from Africa, Australia, New Zealand or English speaking countries in Asia and Europe has a nearly complete coursebook – for example, that professor can delete the Canadian sections of this book and insert the law and practices of his or her home country in their place.

  This sixth volume in the Osgoode Society's distinguished series on the history of Canadian law turns to the a central theme in the history of British Columbia and the Yukon - law and order. In the early days of British sovereignty, the frenzied activity of the fur trade and the gold rush, along with clashes between settlers and Natives, made. Welcome to the Canadian Libraries page. The Toronto scanning centre was established in on the campus of the University of Toronto. From its humble beginnings, Internet Archive Canada has worked with more institutions, in providing their unique material(s) with open access and sharing these.

  Certainly, British-descended settlers felt no guilt in trying to impose their concepts of law and justice on others. In Quebec, French-Canadians managed to accept British traditions of constitutional and criminal law, and an English-inspired court structure, while largely preserving their French civil law traditions in private law. and the Rule of Law in South Africa by The Hon. O. D. Schreiner Justice in the Welfare State by Professor H. Street The British Tradition in Canadian Law by The Hon. Bora Laskin The English Judge by Henry Cecil Punishment, Prison and the Public by Professor Sir Rupert Cross Labour and the Law by Professor Sir Otto Kahn.


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