Images of justice : a legal history of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut as traced through the Yellowknife Courthouse […]

Images of justice : a legal history of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut as traced through the Yellowknife Courthouse […]

Images of justice : a legal history of the Northwest Territories as traced through the Yellowknife Courthouse Collection of Inuit sculpture

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Dorothy Eber
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Québec (Province)
  • Publication Information: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2008
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Series title: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 15.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/images-of-justice-a-legal-history-of-the-northwest-territories-and-nunavut-as-traced-through-the-yellowknife-courthouse-collection-of-inuit-sculpture-437/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Eber, Dorothy Images of Justice Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press,c2014

Short Description

1 online resource (XVI, 223 pages) : ILlustrations, maps.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Images of justice : a legal history of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut as traced through the Yellowknife Courthouse […] is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
  • Responsable Person: Dorothy Harley Eber.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Country/State: Québec (Province)
  • Number of Editions: 17 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • General Notes: New preface to 2008 edition.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF5701
  • Dewey Code: 347.71920089712
  • ISBN: 9780773566934 0773566937 9780773577725 0773577726
  • OCLC: 549306453

Main Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
Preface to the 2008 Edition
Map
Prologue
The NWT Supreme Court and Its History
Regina v. Kaotak, 1956
Regina v. Angulalik, 1957
Regina v. Kikkik, 1958
Regina v. Pitseolak, 1959
Regina v. Kogogolak, 1959
Regina v. Ayalik, 1960
Re Noah's Estate, 1961
Re Katie's Adoption, 1961
Regina v. Sikyea, 1962
Regina v. Mingeriak, 1963
Regina v. Amak, Avinga, and Nangmalik, 1963
Regina v. Shooyook and Aiyoot, 1966
Regina v. Jeffrey, 1967
Regina v. Tootalik, 1969'70 CURRENT TIMESInterpreting the Law: Regina v. Niviaqsi Laisa, 1991
In Nunavut: Okalik for the Defence
Epilogue: The Yellowknife Courthouse Collection of Inuit Sculpture
Notes
Sources
Index
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
Y

Summary Note

In a display case at the entrance to the Yellowknife courthouse are a collection of fourteen Inuit carvings that represent landmark cases in the legal history of Northwest Territories. This title tells the stories behind the carvings and provides insights into the situations that developed as the Inuit came in contact with Canada's justice system.

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