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Category: S.S. Daisy

Discourse and Discovery – Second Edition

In June 2015, the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, in conjunction with the National Judicial Institute and the SS Daisy Legal History Committee of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, held a symposium to mark the 400th anniversary of the holding by Sir Richard Whitbourne of a court of Vice Admiralty in Newfoundland. The...

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New publication from the S.S. Daisy Committee

The S. S. Daisy Legal History Committee is pleased to announce the launch of a new volume: Three Chief Justices: Richard Routh, Jonathan Ogden & Thomas Tremlett, edited by Chris Curran. This volume, the first of two, contains the decisions of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland between 1798-1805, as well as a sampling of memoranda...

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S.S. Daisy Legal History Committee – New Publication

The S.S. Daisy Legal History Committee of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce the launch of a new volume: A Summary of the Laws of Commerce and Navigation by Reverend Lewis Amadeus Anspach Harbour Grace Minister-Magistrate Edited with introductory essays and notes by Christopher Curran & Melvin Baker Anspach’s Summary...

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SS Daisy Legal History Committee Second Edition Reprints

The SS Daisy Legal History Committee is pleased to announce second edition reprints of two popular volumes: The Face of Justice on Newfoundland’s Northeast Coast and Barrels to Benches: The Foundations of English Law on Newfoundland’s West Coast. The Face of Justice on Newfoundland’s Northeast Coast First published in 2012, the essays contained trace the...

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Expressions of Interest: SS Daisy Legal History Committee

The Law Society is seeking expressions of interest from our membership to fill a vacancy on the SS Daisy Legal History Committee. A link to the Terms of Reference for the SS Daisy Legal History Committee can be found at the following link: https://lsnl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Terms-of-Reference-SS-Daisy-Legal-History-Committee-Approved-By-Benchers-15-February-2016.pdf Please forward your exp

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SS Daisy – Launch of three new volumes

The S.S. Daisy Legal History Committee of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce the launch of three new volumes: E.M. Archibald’s Digest of the Laws of Newfoundland The Southern Circuit Court at Ferryland: The Documentary Record 1826-1872 Essays on the Legal History of Newfoundland and Labrador Before Confederation All are...

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New title from the SS Daisy Legal History Committee

The SS Daisy Legal History Committee is proud to present their latest publication: Edward M. Archibald’s Digest of the Laws of Newfoundland (1847) Edited with Introduction and Notes by Christopher Curran Published by newspaperman Henry Winton in 1847, Archibald’s Digest of the Laws of Newfoundland was a staple on Newfoundland judges and lawyers’ bookshelves for...

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Presentation – Labrador Boundary Case

In March 1927, the Privy Council in London issued a decision that settled the dispute between Newfoundland and Canada over the boundary between Labrador and Quebec, bringing an end to over a hundred years of boundary movement and legal wrangling. Join us as members of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador recreate the arguments in...

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Daisy Book Launch

Further to the email sent to members from the Law Society on 17 November 2017, the SS Daisy Legal History Committee is pleased to announce that the book launch has been confirmed for Monday, 18 December 2017 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Law Society Office, 3rd Floor, Convocation Hall. Please see the...

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