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Tiya Miles Lecture on “The Dawn of Detroit” (Indigenous Peoples’ Day)

The book page is here. The blurb:

Most Americans believe that slavery was a creature of the South, and that Northern states and territories provided stops on the Underground Railroad for fugitive slaves on their way to Canada. 165 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

The long years of the Council of Konstanz

Once upon a time the history of church councils seemed a matter of Christian theology slowly but inevitably reaching new levels of dogmatic intricacy, either led by wise popes or marred by popes who thought more of themselves than of the Catholic church. 1,392 more words

Legal History

The last Canadian case in the Privy Council (1)

James Herbert (Herb) Laycraft, a former Chief Justice of the Alberta Court of Appeal, died in August 2015 at the age of 91. The Calgary Herald, announcing his death, wrote: 1,074 more words


BOOK RECOMMENDATION: Landmark Cases in Intellectual Property Law

Edited by Jose Bellido

This volume explores the nature of intellectual property law by looking at particular disputes. All the cases gathered here aim to show the versatile and unstable character of a discipline still searching for landmarks. 211 more words

English Legal History