Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume III: Nova Scotia

Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume III: Nova Scotia

Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume III: Nova Scotia

Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume III: Nova Scotia

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Overview

This third volume of Essays in the History of Canadian Law presents thoroughly researched, original essays in Nova Scotian legal history.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442613591
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 10/23/2011
Series: Essays in the History of Canadian Law , #3
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Philip Girard is a University Research Professor and a professor in the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.

Jim Phillips is a professor in the Faculty of Law and Department of History at the University of Toronto and editor-in-chief of the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword Acknowledgments Contributors Abbreviations

1. Introduction

The Legal System: An Overview
2. 'The Dayly Cry for Justics': The Juridical Failure of the Annapolis Royal Regime, 1713-1749
3. The Superior Court Judiciary of Nova Scotia, 1754- 1900: A Collective Biography
4. Married Women's Property, Chancery Abolition, and Insolvency Law: Law Reform in Nova Scotia, 1820-1867

The Criminal Law in Society
5. Poverty, Unemployment, and the Administration of the Criminal Law: Vagrancy Laws in Halifax, 1864-1890
6. From Bridewell to Federal Penitentiary: Prisons and Punishment in Nova Scotia before 1880
7. Raised in Rockhead. Died in the Poor House': Female Petty Criminals in Halifax, 1864-1890

Woman, The Family, and the Law
8. Divorce in Nova Scotia, 1750-1890
9. Child Custody and Divorce: A Nova Scotia Study, 1866-1910

Law and Economy
10. The Mines Arbitration Act, 1888: Compulsory Arbitration in Context
11. From Private Property to Public Resource: The Emergence of Administration Control of Water in Nova Scotia

Index

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