By R.C.B. Risk,George Blain Baker,J. Phillips
This quantity within the Osgoode Society's exclusive sequence at the heritage of Canadian legislations is a set of the central essays of Professor Emeritus R.C.B. threat, one of many pioneers of Canadian criminal background and for a few years considered as its premier authority at the background of Canadian criminal thought.
Frank Scott, Bora Laskin, W.P.M. Kennedy, John Willis and Edward Blake are one of the larger recognized figures whose considering and writing approximately legislation are featured during this assortment. yet this compilation of crucial essays via a pioneer in Canadian felony historical past brings to gentle many different lesser recognized figures in addition, whose writings lined a variety of themes, from estoppel to the British North the United States Act to the aim of criminal schooling. Written over greater than 20 years, and protecting the fast post-Confederation interval to the Nineteen Sixties, those essays exhibit a particular Canadian culture of wondering the character and capabilities of legislations, one that possibility truly takes satisfaction in and urges us to celebrate.
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A History of Canadian Legal Thought: Collected Essays (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History) by R.C.B. Risk,George Blain Baker,J. Phillips