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Topical Legal Research

Contains a selection of pages dealing with research into specific areas of law.

Acknowledgement

The Anti-Black Racism legal resource guide is a culmination of work done by scholars Dr. Sujith Xavier (University of Windsor), Professor Dhaman Kissoon (Queen’s University), and Ms. Simi Solebo (JD MBA Candidate 2021 Osgoode Hall Law School, York University), whose teaching and research in the area of race and law forms the basis for the Canadian legal materials listed.

Special thank you to the following University of Windsor law students in compiling the list: Hannah Thackeray, Alana Bujeya, Mallory Allan, Robert Carnevale, Jocelyn Fritz, Justin Di Camillo, and Rushi Chakrabarti.

Organizers: Yemisi Dina (York University), Amy Kaufman (Queen’s University), Vicki Leung (University of Windsor). We welcome your suggestions for other resources to include in this living document. Please send them to Amy Kaufman (kaufman[at]queensu[dot]ca).

Introduction

The focus of the guide is to allow users to find legal materials regarding Anti-Black Racism in the Canadian context. Where possible, links to sources are provided. If not available, please contact the library to request an inter library loan.

Books

Introductory

Policing

The Destruction of Africville, Nova Scotia

Human Rights & Tort Law

Articles

Introductory

The Destruction Of Africville, Nova Scotia

Policing

Prosecutions

Immigration

Juries

Sentencing

Racism, Legal Education And The Legal Profession

Criminal Law and Hate Speech

Racist Speech and Hate Literature

Human Rights and Tort Law

Impact of Race and Cultural Assessment (IRCA)

Reports

Introductory

The Destruction Of Africville, Nova Scotia

Policing

Refugee Law

Juries

Racism, Legal Education And The Legal Profession

Impact Of Race And Cultural Assessment (IRCA)

Cases

Policing

  • R v Khan (2004), 244 DLR (4th) 443, 24 CR (6th) 48 (Ont Sup Ct).
  • R v S (RD), [1997] 3 SCR 484, 151 DLR (4th) 193.

Juries

Sentencing

Impact of Race and Cultural Assessment (IRCA)

Human Rights

News Articles

Introductory

Impact Of Race and Cultural Assessment (IRCA)

Policing

Prosecution