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Author Name:    KAPLAN, William RAND, Ivan C., Hon.)

Title:   Canadian Maverick : The Life and Times of Ivan C. Rand. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, by the University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9781442640702 2009

ISBN Number:   1442640707 / 9781442640702

Seller ID:   95144

KAPLAN, William. Canadian Maverick : The Life and Times of Ivan C. Rand. Toronto : "Published for The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, by the University of Toronto Press", (2009). First Editioni. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-510,(10), + 16 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front & spine.

Ivan Cleveland Rand, CC (b, April 27, 1884, Moncton, New Brunswick - January 2, 1969, London, Ontario) and was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1943.

William Kaplan (b. May 24, 1957).

Winner of the David W. Mundell Medal in 2009.

"In Canadian Maverick, bestselling author William Kaplan critically examines the life and times of lawyer, politician, academic, and Supreme Court Justice Ivan C. Rand. Born to a working-class New Brunswick family, Rand's hard work and impressive intellect led to an extraordinary career that redefined Canada's legal landscape.

Rand's 1943 appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada invigorated what was then a pedestrian institution. His work in labour law, including his development of the Rand Formula, and his key judgments in civil liberties cases inspired a generation of Canadian judges, lawyers, and law students.

Kaplan's rigorous study compasses Rand's legal contributions, his pivotal role in the creation of the modern state of Israel, and his position as founding dean of the University of Western Ontario's Faculty of Law.

An absorbing account of a complex and sometimes contradictory figure, 'Canadian Maverick' draws a compelling portrait of one of Canada's most influential legal minds." - from the dj.

Foreword;
Preface;
1. Right Start;
2. Young Lawyer Tries Politics;
3. Railway Counsel at Work and at Home;
4. Framework of Freedom;
5. Rand's Formula;
6. Rand Tackles the Palestine Problem;
7. King Coal;
8. Founding Dean of Law;
9. Canadian Gothic Meets the Mambo King;
10. Rand's Disastrous Investigation into Labour Disputes.
Conclusion.

With end-notes and index.

Very good in crisp dustjacket. 25.00


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