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New Books at the Law Library – October 31, 2005

DT450.435 .R92 2005 Susan M. Thomson & J. Zoë Wilson, eds., Rwanda and the Great Lakes region : ten years on from genocide (Halifax: Dalhousie University, International Insights Society, 2005). GN666 .R88 2005 Peter H. Russell, Recognizing Aboriginal title : the Mabo case and indigenous resistance to English-settler colonialism (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005). […]

Dean Emeritus George F. Curtis

From It is with great sorrow that the Faculty of Law announces the passing of our founding dean, Dean Emeritus George F. Curtis. To many, Dean Curtis is the Faculty of Law. He started the UBC Faculty of Law in 1948 and remained dean until his retirement in 1971. He saw the school through […]

Canada’s First Library Robot Serves Phase One of Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

For the UBC Media Release dated Oct. 3, 2005, see For more information about the ASRS (Automated Storage and Retrieval System), see To find out how to retrieve materials from the ASRS, see

The Index to Common Law Festschriften Excerpt: The Index to Common Law Festschriften This is the first index of contributions to common law Festschriften and fills a serious bibliographic gap in the literature of the common law. The German word Festschrift is now the universally accepted term in the legal academy for a published collection of legal essays written by […]

New Books at the Law Library – September 26, 2005

E98.B87 M34 2005 Joseph Eliot Magnet & Dwight A. Dorey, Legal aspects of Aboriginal business development (Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005). More about this: HQ838 .L36 2005 Barbara Landau, Lorne Wolfson, & Niki Landau, Family mediation and collaborative practice handbook, 4th ed. (Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005). More about this: JL86.O4 C39 2004 Canada, Parliament, […]

New E-book Collection – Making of Modern Law

The Making of Modern Law, also known as “MOML” is the latest collection of e-book records loaded into our catalogue. Representing over 21,000 works, the collection covers American and British legal history of the 19th and early 20th centuries (1800-1926). Titles include casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches […]

New Books at the Law Library – September 12, 2005

E98.F4 H377 2004 Douglas C. Harris, Land, fish, and law : the legal geography of Indian reserves and Native fisheries in British Columbia, 1850-1927 (Toronto: York University, 2004). HE595.D3 U558 2004 ed. 14 v.2 United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Transport of dangerous goods : recommendations, 14th rev. ed. (New […]

New Books at the Law Library – September 6, 2005

HC113.5 .H47 2005Melody Hessing, Michael Howlett, & Tracy Summerville, Canadian natural resource and environmental policy : political economy and public policy, 2nd ed. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005).>More about this: HV6791 .R4 2005 Frederic G. Reamer, Heinous crime : cases, causes, and consequences (New York: Columbia University Press, 2005). More about this: JL186.5 .B64 […]

New Books at the Law Library – August 29, 2005

E78.C2 A1495 2002 Jerry P. White, Paul Maxim, & Dan Beavon, eds., Aboriginal policy research : setting the agenda for change (Toronto: Thompson Educational Pub., 2004). More about this: E98.L3 R68 2005 Michael Lee Ross, First Nations sacred sites in Canada’s courts (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005). More about this: E98.L3 W66 2005 Andrew […]

New Books at the Law Library – August 22, 2005

HD2741 .S48 2005 Nick A. Shepherd, Governance, accountability and sustainable development : a new agenda for the 21st century (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2005). More about this: HF1746 .F57 2004 Kevin C. Kennedy, ed., The first decade of NAFTA : the future of free trade in North America (Ardsley: Transnational Publishers, 2004). More about this: […]

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