|Present||Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University|
Masters, Servants, and Magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955 Books (2014)
Master and servant acts, the cornerstone of English employment law for more than four hundred years, gave largely unsupervised, inferior magistrates wide discretion over employment relations, including the power to whip, fine, and imprison men, ...
Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England [Revised Edition] Books (2011)
In the popular imagination, informed as it is by Hogarth, Swift, Defoe and Fielding, the eighteenth-century underworld is a place of bawdy knockabout, rife with colourful eccentrics. But the artistic portrayals we have only hint ...
Criminal Cases on the Crown Side of King's Bench: Staffordshire, 1740-1800 Staffordshire Record Society (2010)
This volume presents the records of all cases in the court of King’s Bench arising in the ancient county of Stafford between 1740 and 1800. They are a rich source for social, political, local, and ...
Writing About the Death Penalty Legal History. Volume 10, Numbers 1-2 (2006), p. 35-52. (2006)
A retrospective look at 'Property, Authority, and the Criminal Law' (1975), Douglas Hay's analysis of eighteenth-century English criminal law, by the author, responding to comments by John Beattie, Jim Phillips, and James Muir in a ...
Depressed contractile responses to neurokinin A in idiopathic but not neurogenic overactive human detrusor muscle European urology (2006)
Objective: The role of tachykinins such as neurokinin A in regulating bladder function is unclear, but NK2 receptors seem to mediate contraction in the human bladder and it has been suggested that these peptides may ...
Tradition, Judges, and Civil Liberties in Canada Osgoode Hall Law Journal (2003)
Comments on the role of the first chief justice of Upper Canada, William Osgoode (1754-1824), on shaping the law during a period of "counter-revolutionary and anti-democratic repression throughout the British Empire." Concludes that laws were ...
Using the Criminal Law, 1750-1850: Policing, Private Prosecution, and the State Policing and Prosecution in Britain, 1750-1850. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1989. (1989)
An overview of the development of private prosecution into police prosecution in England 1750-1850, with comparisons to the earlier development of public prosecution systems in the British North American colonies (and United States), Ireland, and ...
Archival Research in the History of the Law: A User's Perspective Archivaria. Number 24 (1987), p. 36-46. (1987)
Legal history and the social history of law have become very active fields of research in Britain, the United States, and Canada in the past ten years. Moreover, they have begun to affect each other, ...