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MOORE, Christopher. The Court of Appeal for Ontario : Defining the Right of Appeal, 1792-2013. Toronto, Buffalo, London : Published for The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, (2014). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxi,(3),-325,(13) + 16 pages of plates. 8vo (162 x 234 mm), maroon cloth, with gilt lettering to front cover & spine.
Christopher Hugh Moore (b. 1950, Stoke-on-Trent, England).
"In Christopher Moore's lively and engaging history of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, he traces the evolution of one of Canada's most influential courts from its origins as a branch of the lieutenant governor's executive council to the post-Charter years of cutting-edge jurisprudence and national influence.
Discussing the issues, personalities, and politics that have shaped Ontario's highest court, 'The Court of Appeal for Ontario' offers appreciations of key figures in Canada's legal and political history -- including John Beverley Robinson, Oliver Mowat, Bora Laskin, and Bertha Wilson -- and a serious examination of what the right of appeal means and how it has been interpreted by Canadians over the last two hundred years. The first comprehensive history of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Moore's book is the definitive and eminently readable account of the court that has been called everything from a bulwark against tyranny to murderers' row.".
Foreword by the Honourable Warren K. Winkler.
1. Give Us the Court of Appeal, 1792-1874.
2. Oliver Mowat's Court, 1874-1912.
3. The Meredith - Mulock - Rowell Courts, 1913-38: Experiments in Reform.
4. The Robertson - Pickup - Porter Courts, 1938-67.
5. Renewal: The Gale - Estey - Howland Courts, 1967-90.
6. The Dubin - McMurtry Courts, 1990-2007.
7. Into the Twenty-First Century: The Winkler Court, 2007-13.
With a biographical dictionary of the judges of appeal.
With end-notes and index.
Very good in crisp dustjacket. 35.00
Title: The Court of Appeal for Ontario : Defining the Right of Appeal, 1792-2013. First Edition in dustjacket.
ISBN Number: 1442650141
ISBN Number 13: 9781442650145
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