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Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks

The Bora Laskin Law Library Casebooks Project offers a tool for browsing the collection of casebooks used for the study and teaching of law at the University of Toronto Law School. Going back to 1942 and authored by law professors at the top of their field, this is one of the largest sets of legal casebooks in Canadian legal education history, capturing the most significant case law at the time of each casebook’s publication.

The casebook method, used predominantly in North America to teach law, requires students to analyze the language of legal judgments in order to determine what law was applied in the decision and how the court applied it. Rather than laying out the legal doctrine in a particular area of study, a casebook contains excerpts from legal cases, sometimes supplemented with excerpts from law review articles, editorial notes and other related materials providing the background for the cases.

The project is nearing its completion. When complete, this set will count over 5,000 casebooks. Each record stored here contains images of title pages, tables of content, notes, editorials and any additional original content provided by the author. The full original print copies of these materials are retained by the University of Toronto Libraries and may be requested on demand.

For more information about the Bora Laskin Law Library, visit the website at: https://library.law.utoronto.ca/

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by Castel, J.-G., 1928-; Williams, Sharon Anne; Osgoode Hall Law School
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Cover title: Castel's international criminal law. 1974-75
Topics: Criminal jurisdiction, International offenses
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Bellack-Viner, Wendy; Bellack-Viner, Wendy. Legal research and writing (ITLP801); University of Toronto. Internationally Trained Lawyers Program
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Previous ed. has title: Legal research and writing (ITLP801)
Topics: Legal research, Legal research, Legal composition
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Cossman, Brenda, 1960-, author
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157 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Domestic relations -- Ontario, Domestic relations -- Canada, Children -- Legal status, laws, etc....
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by Dickens, Bernard M., 1937-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence
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by Dickens, Bernard M., 1937-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 1-182 (1st group))
Topics: Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Valcke, Catherine; Benson, Peter, 1932-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2009"
Topics: Contracts, Contracts
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by Simpson, A. W. Brian; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"February 2009"
Topics: Common law, Law
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Geisler, Brigitte, compiler
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3 volumes ; 28 cm
Topic: Law -- Canada -- Cases
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
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Reproduced from typewritten copy
Topics: Labor laws and legislation, Labor laws and legislation
4 volumes ; 28 cm
Topic: Law -- Canada -- Cases
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by Abramovitch, Susan; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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2 v. (1033) p. ; 28 cm
Topics: Performing arts -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- Cases, Entertainers -- Legal status, laws, etc....
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by Broun, Kenneth S; Seckinger, James H; Watson, Garry D; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law; National Institute for Trial Advocacy (U.S.)
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"For use at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Fall, 2000. Not to be reproduced without the persmission of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy."
Topics: Trial practice, Trial practice
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by Halpern, Paul J; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"September 2000"
Topics: Corporation law, Corporate governance, Negotiation
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by Dickens, Bernard M., 1937- author; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence
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by Baker, G. Blaine, compiler
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4 volumes ; 28 cm
Topic: Constitutional law -- Canada -- Cases
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by Emon, Anver M; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"First year elective."
Topics: Islamic law, Islamic law
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by Libman, Rick, 1956-; University of Toronto. Internationally Trained Lawyers Program
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Topics: Criminal law, Criminal procedure
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by Dickens, Bernard M., 1937-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence
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by Drassinower, Abraham, author; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2016"
Topics: Property, Real property
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by Ho, Betty M; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Vol. 2 has title: Contracts A
Topics: Contracts, Contracts
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by Emon, Anver M; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"First year elective."
Topics: Islamic law, Islamic law
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by Sapir, Gidon; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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567 p. ; 28 cm
Topics: Judicial review -- Europe, Judicial review -- United states, Judicial review -- Great Britain,...
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by Johnston, Darlene, 1960-; Johnston, Darlene, 1960- Aboriginal peoples and Canadian law; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2007"
Topics: Indigenous peoples, Indigenous peoples
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by Bisgould, Lesli; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"LAW253H1S"
Topics: Domestic animals, Animals, Animal welfare
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by Davis, Kevin (Kevin T.)
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v. ; 28 cm
Topics: White collar crimes -- Canada -- Cases, White collar crimes -- Cases
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by Valcke, Catherine; Benson, Peter, 1932-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2009"
Topics: Contracts, Contracts
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by Hagan, John, 1946-; Gartner, Rosemary, 1952-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Crime, Criminals, Plea bargaining, Prison sentences, Indians of North America, Criminal justice,...
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by Emon, Anver M; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"First year elective."
Topics: Islamic law, Islamic law
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Davis, Kevin (Kevin T.)
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v. ; 28 cm
Topics: White collar crimes -- Canada -- Cases, White collar crimes -- Cases
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by Hagan, John, 1946-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Crime, Juvenile delinquents, Plea bargaining, Prison sentences, Prisons, Criminology
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by Cossman, Brenda, 1960-, compiler
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3 volumes : 29 cm
Topics: Domestic relations -- Canada -- Cases, Domestic relations -- Canada
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Valcke, Catherine; Benson, Peter, 1932-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2009"
Topics: Contracts, Contracts
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by Weinrib, Ernest Joseph; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Jewish law, Jewish law, Jewish law, Abortion (Jewish law), Divorce (Jewish law)
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by Davis, Kevin (Kevin T.)
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v. ; 28 cm
Topics: White collar crimes -- Canada -- Cases, White collar crimes -- Cases
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Dickens, Bernard M., 1937-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence, Medical jurisprudence
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
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1 v. ; 28 cm
Topics: Law -- Philosophy, Law -- Language, Law -- Interpretation and construction
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by Flood, Colleen M. (Colleen Marion), 1966-
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2 v. (vii, 712 p.) ; 28 cm
Topic: Administrative law -- Canada -- Cases
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by Charney, Richard J., 1956-; Gleason, Tim; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Winter 2015"
Topics: Labor laws and legislation, Industrial relations
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by Macklin, Audrey; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"These materials are reproduced solely for the use of students in the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto"
Topic: Administrative law
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Wright, Cecil A., author
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2 v. (vii, 816 leaves) ; 32 cm
Topic: Torts -- Canada -- Cases
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by Brudner, Alan; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"These materials are reproduced solely for the use of students in the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto"
Topics: Criminal law, Actions and defenses
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Ertel, Danny, 1960-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Spring 1990-91."
Topics: Negotiation, Dispute resolution (Law), Compromise (Law), Attorney and client
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Trebilcock, Michael J., 1941-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Law, Right of property, Torts, Contracts
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by Hirschl, Ran; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Winter 2009"
Topics: Constitutional law, Judicial review, Constitutional courts, Jurisprudence, Democracy
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Bisgould, Lesli
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1 v. (various pagings) : 28 cm
Topics: Domestic animals -- Law and legislation -- Cases, Animals -- Law and legislation -- Cases, Animal...
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Perell, Paul M; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2013"
Topic: Real property
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Bisgould, Lesli; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Cover title
Topics: Domestic animals, Animals, Animal welfare
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Baxter, Ian F. G., 1915-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Includes bibligraphical references
Topics: International business enterprises, International business enterprises
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by Fernandez, Angela; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Winter 2010"
Topics: Law, Law
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by Macklin, Audrey; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2010"
Topic: Administrative law
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
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3 v. ; 28 cm
Topic: Constitutional law -- Canada -- Cases
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by Ho, Betty M; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Contracts, Contracts
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Reiter, Barry J., 1948-
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4 v. (1323 p.)
Topics: Conveyancing -- Canada -- Cases, Mortgages -- Canada -- Cases, Real property -- Canada -- Cases
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Cook, Rebecca J; Dickens, Bernard M., 1937-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Human reproduction, Birth control, Abortion, Fertilization in vitro, Human
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by Valcke, Catherine; Valcke, Catherine. Introduction to the civil law tradition; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Winter 2014"
Topic: Civil law
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Watson, Garry D; Ziegel, Jacob S; McKay, Derek; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"This is an abbreviated and modestly updated version of Professor Watson's Casebook edited by Professor Jacob Ziegel"
Topics: Class actions (Civil procedure), Class actions (Civil procedure)
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by Weinrib, Ernest Joseph; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Jewish law, Jewish law, Jewish law, Abortion (Jewish law), Divorce (Jewish law)
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by Weinrib, Ernest Joseph; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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At head of title: Legal Theory
Topic: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
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by Kirsh, Harvey J
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2 v. (901 p.) ; 28 cm
Topics: Construction contracts -- Canada, Construction contracts -- Canada -- Cases
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Eskridge, William N., Jr., 1951-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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213 p. ; 28 cm
Topic: Law -- Canada -- Interpretation and construction
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by Katz, Larissa, author; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Topics: Property, Real property
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by Morgan, Edward M., 1955-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Spring term 2008"
Topic: Arab-Israeli conflict
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
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2 v. (vii, 817 p.) ; 36 cm
Topic: Trusts and trustees -- Canada -- Cases
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by Halpern, Paul J
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4, 502 p. : 28 cm
Topic: Corporation law
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by Sossin, Lorne Mitchell, 1964-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Fall 2009"
Topics: Civil procedure, Actions and defenses, Civil procedure, Actions and defenses
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by Weinrib, Lorraine; Lee, Roy; Heale, Amanda; James, Louise; Shienfield, Rayna; Brudner, Jennifer; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"These materials are reproduced exclusively for classroom use. Roy Lee, Amanda Heale, Louise James, Rayna Shienfield and Jennifer Brudner assisted in the preparation of these materials."
Topics: Constitutional law, Civil rights
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Arato, Andrew; Cohen, Jean; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"January 2009"
Topics: Sovereignty, Constitutional law
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by Brudner, Alan; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"These materials are reproduced solely for the use of students in the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto"
Topics: Criminal law, Actions and defenses
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by Phillips, Jim, 1954-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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2 v. ; 28 cm
Topics: Property -- Canada -- Cases, Real property -- Canada -- Cases
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by Graham, William C; Hayes, Mark, 1953-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"The materials reproduced in this case book are for the use of the students at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, and are not for commercial sale."
Topic: International law
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v. ; 28 cm
Topics: Law -- Philosophy, Law -- Language, Law -- Interpretation and construction
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Lavi, Shai Joshua; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Cover title
Topics: Animal rights, Animal welfare
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by Macklin, Audrey; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"These materials are reproduced solely for the use of students in the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto"
Topic: Administrative law
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
by Knop, Karen, 1960-; University of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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"Spring term 1993."
Topics: Self-determination, National, Nationalism, International law
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by Milner, J. B. (James Bryce), 1918-1969
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Reproduced from type-script
Topics: Evidence (Law), Evidence (Law), Evidence (Law)