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The Independence of the Prosecutor

The establishment of the International Criminal Court was a singular, even revolutionary, achievement. Uniquely within the realm of international criminal justice, the ICC prosecutor can initiate investigations ...

The Art of Focused Conversation, Second Edition

The essential, bestselling guide to designing and leading useful and effective group conversations, now completely revised and updated.

The Art of Focused Conversation is the quintessential theoretical ...

Law at Work

In a series of illuminating essays, the renowned Harry Glasbeek unpacks how law has been used to ensure that workers' aspirations are kept in check. Law at Work uncovers how the legal system, through its ...

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities examines the relationship between the Wet’suwet’en and hydrocarbon pipeline development, showing how colonial governments and corporations seek to control ...

Buzz Kill

Cronyism, greed, and corruption trumped social justice and public health in Canada?s legalization of cannabis. How did we get here? Where are we going? More humane drug policy?which prioritizes public ...

Canada's Parliament

By (author) Steven Chaplin
Edited by Gregory Tardi
Categories: Government powers
Series: Understanding Canada

Parliament is at the centre of the Canadian system of democratic government and law-making. This primer traces the roots of Canada’s Parliament in the United Kingdom and shows how it has developed a ...

Federalism in Canada

What does the concept of “federalism” mean and how does a federation differ from a unitary state? Professors Brock and Hale focus specifically on Canada as an example of a federal state and explain ...

The Recognition of Two Official Languages in Canada

By (author) Michel Bastarache
Edited by Gregory Tardi
Categories: Constitution
Series: Understanding Canada

Official bilingualism comprises Canadians’ ability to deal with their own state authorities, and in matters of public life, in the official language of their choice. In The Recognition of Two Official ...

The Senate of Canada

By (author) Gary William O'Brien
Edited by Gregory Tardi
Categories: Government powers
Series: Understanding Canada

The upper house of the Parliament of Canada plays a vital role in the political life of the country. The Senate reads, indeed on occasion amends, legislation enacted by the House of Commons. It originates ...

Political Law in Canada

By (author) Gregory Tardi
Foreword by Patrick J. Monahan
Categories: Government powers
Series: Understanding Canada

Democracy implies the primacy of law over discretion and power. Several disciplines, in particular constitutional law and political science, offer traditional analyses of this reality. Political law is ...