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For May I have chosen 10 interesting videos that have not been previously highlighted. Note: as of May 1st the Law Library is swipe card access only. However, you can still borrow these videos by finding them in the online catalogue and using the Place Hold function to have them taken to the library of […]

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We have many videos that touch on religion, in a wide variety of ways. A sampling of what is available: 1. Al Rashid: the story of Canada’s first mosque BP 187.65 C22 E363 2010 A historical symbol for peaceful co-existence, Canada’s first mosque is a living testament to the faith, tolerance and community spirit of […]

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In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8th, I have went through our video collection and selected some DVD’s that spotlight some very special women. 1. Annie Pootoogook NC 143 P66 A56 2006 This half-hour documentary is an intimate portrait of Cape Dorset artist Annie Pootoogook. We come to know her as a woman, […]

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This is a sampling of videos which we have in our collection, dealing with civil rights. I have limited my selections to ones dealing with either Canada or the United States. 1. Black/white & Brown : Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka KF 228 B76 B53 2009 Myths, misconceptions, and the march of […]

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Aboriginal Justice and the Charter : realizing a culturally sensitive interpretation of legal rights by : David Milward How can Aboriginal justice be practically implemented in ways that go beyond sentencing initiatives and parallels to restorative justice? Aboriginal Justice and the Charter explores the tension between Aboriginal justice methods and the Canadian Charter of Rights […]

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Exploring the Mandatory Life Sentence for Murder by: Barry Mitchell and Julian V Roberts Murder is often regarded as both the ‘ultimate’ and a unique crime, and whereas courts are normally given discretion in sentencing offenders, for murder the sentence is mandatory – indeterminate imprisonment. Since the crime and the punishment come as a ‘package […]

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This month we are focusing on DVDs that deal with women and issues relating to them. Following is a sampling of titles that we have in our collection. 1. Abortion and Divorce in Western Law KF 9315 G558 2003 Abortion and Divorce in Western Law contrasts the legal practices of Europe and America as they […]

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The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr : Law, Politics, and the Character Wars of the New Nation Aaron Burr was a central character in three fascinating political dramas of the early American republic: the 1800 presidential election, when an electoral college tie between Burr and Thomas Jefferson took 36 ballots to resolve; the fatal duel […]

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When exams are over, people should take this opportunity to take home a video, pop some popcorn, and relax a bit. We have several movies – browse our list of theatrical releases Some entertaining titles are: Chicago PN 1997 C69 2003 The Lincoln lawyer PN 1995.9 S87 L553 2011 Miracle on 34th Street (theatrical release […]

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We would like to showcase films we have that deal with Canada at war, and our peacekeeping missions. Some of the films we have on reserve in the Law Library are: 1. The Battle of Vimy Ridge In the cold dawn of Easter Monday on April 9, 1917, 100,000 soldiers get ready for Canada’s largest […]

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