The British Columbia Court of Appeal: The First Hundred Years

The British Columbia Court of Appeal: The First Hundred Years

By: Christopher Moore (author)Hardback

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This book raises questions for British Columbia legal historians to pursue and for scholars, judges, lawyers, and Canadians in general to ponder.

About Author

Christopher Moore is a well-known writer of Canadian history and the author of several works of legal history. His website can be found at


Foreword Preface and Acknowledgments 1 The Origins of the Court 2 The Founders' Court, 1910-40: The Macdonald-Martin Courts One Case from the 1910s: In Re Munshi Singh One Case from the 1920s: Attorney General of Canada v. Gonzalves One Case from the 1930s: R. v. Richards and Woolridge 3 Transition and Growth, 1940-57: The Macdonald-McDonald-Sloan Courts One Case from the 1940s: Ronan v. Hortin One Case from the 1950s: Guay v. Sun Publishing Company 4 A Growing Court in a Growing Province, 1958-78: The DesBrisay-Lett-Bird-Davey-Farris Courts One Case from the 1960s: R. v. White and Bob One Case from the 1970s: R. v. Miller and Cockriell 5 Justice on a New Scale, 1979-2001: The Nemetz-McEachern Courts One Case from the 1980s: Rutherford v. Rutherford One Case from the 1990s: Atley v. Popkum Water Slides Ltd. 6 Toward a Second Century, 2001-10: The Finch Court One Case from the 2000s: Barbeau v. British Columbia Appendices Notes Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818643
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780774818643
  • weight: 580
  • ISBN10: 0774818646

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