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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Friends of Canadian Legal History ..

who are not already on our listserv please take note of (terrific) upcoming zoom events: (and sign up for our newsletters or join the society. Or both.)

Our fall evening events are starting on September 22nd. They will all be at 5.30 over Zoom. The schedule is pasted below. CPD/EDI hours have been applied for. Please visit our website for the Zoom links.

You do not have to be a member to attend any of our events, but I hope you will feel that these events are just a few of the many reasons you should be a member. If you have renewed for 2021, thank you. If you haven’t yet done so, please take a few seconds to do so. If you have friends, relatives, acquaintances you think would be interested, please do not hesitate to forward this email and encourage them to join

Best Wishes, 
Jim Phillips, Editor-in-Chief

Wednesday September 22 – Professor Alan Corbiere, Department of History, York University, will speak about his work on eighteenth and pre-Confederation nineteenth century treaties in what is now Ontario.
Wednesday October 6 – Professor Constance Backhouse, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, will speak about her forthcoming book on the 1997 Supreme Court of Canada case,  R. v. S (R.D.), which involved an accusation of bias against the trial judge, Madam Justice Corinne Sparks, the first black woman judge in Canada.
Wednesday October 20 -  Professor Eric Adams, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, will speak about his work on the cases of Japanese Canadians unlawfully exiled from Canada after World War II. Professor Adams has written extensively about the interment of Japanese Canadians and the confiscation of their property; this talk will deal with yet another dimension of the Japanese-Canadian experience.
Wednesday November 17 – Professor Daniel Rück, Department of History, University of Ottawa, will speak about his shortly to be published book The Laws and the Land: The Settler Colonial Invasion of Kahnawà:ke in Nineteenth Century CanadaThis is the Osgoode Society members’ book for 2021.
Osgoode Society Legal History Research Workshops
The Legal History Research Workshops will also resume in September via Zoom. The schedule is available here.

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