British authorities were consequently concerned about judges' loyalty to the Crown, and on occasion removed or suspended those who were found politically subversive or personally difficult. Opinionated and forthright, Harrison expresses strongly held views not only on law but also on such matters as love, marriage, sexuality, medical practice, drinking habits, class, servants, technology, opera, and theatre. They were ordinary people who had been caught up in the political whirlwind of the 1838 rebellion. He practised criminal law for eighteen years, taking part in many of the famous cases of that period. Yee Clun's application was nevertheless upheld in a judgment that repudiated discrimination. Isbn 9780802082862 Isbn Type pbk. Although this perception has been challenged in recent years, it has not been completely dispelled.
From thousands of possibilities, Backhouse has selected studies that constitute central moments in the legal history of race in Canada. On appeal, the Ontario judge, condemning the Klan's mob character, increased the sentence to three months. The factors of gender as well as race, as in the case of Eliza Sero, were significant. In representing the less powerful and seeking to reform society and protect civil liberties, he was a 'radical lawyer' in the tradition of the great American counsel Clarence Darrow and contemporary Canadian advocate Thomas Berger. He also provides an account of the remarkable tenacity of First Nations in continuing their own legal traditions despite obstruction by the settler society that came to dominate them. Despite the unfavourable judgment, Black consciousness was mobilized as never before, providing a powerful inheritance in the last half of the twentieth century.
Based on extensive interviews with Hall and people who knew him, Frederick Vaughan's Aggressive in Pursuit tells Hall's story. Chapter three takes up the prohibition of Aboriginal dance, most particularly in the trial of Wanduta Red Arrow of the Dakota Nation in Manitoba in 1903. Released in 1942, Kaufman remained in Canada, where he graduated from university and worked as a reporter for the Montreal Star. Colour Coded: A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950. In February of that year, the Klan, a healthy American import, forceably prevented Ira Junius Johnson and Isabel Jones from marrying. . In Colour-Coded, Constance Backhouse illustrates the tenacious hold that white supremacy had on our legal system in the first half of this century, and underscores the damaging legacy of inequality that continues today.
Phillips and the Klu Klux Klan in Oakville, Ontario, in 1930. Backhouse presents detailed narratives of six court cases, each giving evidence of blatant racism created and enforced through law. Even reasonable and well balanced judges were sometimes threatened with removal. The push to Mons in the last days and weeks of the war had cost many lives. Colour and racial classifications are exercises in mythology.
Her powerful testament to the systemic consequences of Canadian racism is both thoughtful and moving. In it, Harrison provides detailed and intimate accounts of life and love among Toronto's privileged classes, accounts that resound with ambition, passion, jealousy, and rage as his life proceeds through courtships, marriages, deaths, and all the challenges of routine existence. Like the Mohawk, Desmond symbolized the respectability and authority of women in her community. A successful farming community, the Oak River Dakota had developed complex relations that included both trade and performance with the white community in Rapid City. This book is about Reuben Wells Leonard, the Leonard Foundation trust, the litigation concerning the validity of the trust's discriminatory provisions, and the judgments rendered in the Leonard Foundation case. In Colour-Coded, Constance Backhouse illustrates the tenacious hold that white supremacy had on our legal system in the first half of this century, and underscores the damaging legacy of inequality that continues today. In The Law of the Land, Greg Taylor traces the spread of the Torrens system from its arrival in the far-flung outpost of 1860s Victoria, British Columbia, to twenty-first century Ontario.
The Inuit were classified for the convenience of the European diaspora which was determined to name the land and the people over which it claimed dominion. Canadians are not, however, of one mind. Harrison 1833-1878 was one of the eminent jurists of his generation. At the forefront of several important judgments in the 1960s and 1970s - such as Truscott and Calder - Hall is perhaps best known for his role in the adoption of universal health care at the federal level in 1968. Isbn 9780802082862 Isbn Type pbk.
The cases focus on Aboriginal, Inuit, Chinese-Canadian, and African-Canadian individuals, taking us from the criminal prosecution of traditional Aboriginal dance to the trial of members of the Ku Klux Klan of Kanada. The Department of Indian Affairs, bolstered by Christian bigots, formented division among the Dakota Sioux in a successful effort to have the tribal elder, Wanduta, jailed. No consensus existed yet a variety of whites, including activist women and male unionists, continued to caricature Asian Canadians as economic and moral threats to the existing order. Cohen's commitment to the labour movement resulted in part from his background as a Marxist and a Jewish immigrant, and was deepened by his experience of the Depression. Unfortunately, Desmond's white counsel wasn't so audacious. They are, however, far more than that. In Colour-Coded, Constance Backhouse illustrates the tenacious hold that white supremacy had on our legal system in the first half of this century, and underscores the damaging legacy of inequality that continues today.
Her notes and bibliography assemble a cornucopia of critical Canadian and international readings on race theory, race relations, racism and imperialism. Even though they were all civilians, they had been tried by court martial. His was an unusual perspective for a middle-class professional, and his ethnic origins and political views subjected him to discrimination. Although this conception has been challenged in recent years, it has not been completely dispelled. Gender is always raced and race is always gendered. The cases focus on Aboriginal, Inuit, Chinese-Canadian, and African-Canadian individuals, taking us from the criminal prosecution of traditional Aboriginal dance to the trial of members of the Ku Klux Klan of Kanada.