Justice

Justice, in its broadest sense, is the principle that people receive that which they deserve, with the interpretation of what then constitutes "deserving" being impacted upon by numerous fields, with many differing viewpoints and perspectives, including the concepts of moral correctness based on ethics, rationality, law, religion, equity and fairness. Consequently, the application of justice differs in every culture. Early theories of justice were set out by the Ancient Greek philosophers Plato in his work The Republic, and Aristotle in his Nicomachean Ethics. Throughout history various theories have been established. Advocates of divine command theory have said that justice issues …

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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Vice Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn (1879–1957) was the British-appointed governor of Newfoundland from 1936 to 1946 – a period of remarkable change that would culminate in Newfoundland’s union with …

dNd fonds/a159576. 249 41 Commissioner for Justice and Defence Emerson inspects a battery of the vice-chairman); Health and Welfare (Puddester); Justice (Howley). The health and welfare portfolio included Sir Wil- liam Henry Horwood (1862–1945), chief justice of the Supreme Court, 1902–44, was on hand when (1888– 1968) was seconded from the Department of Justice to become secretary of the new unit but did not members and Howley’s successor as commissioner for justice, opposed what was done, having played a leading


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Interactive documentary emerged rapidly from a constellation of changing technologies and practices to much excitement, yet its history is short and its future uncertain. In the mid-2010s Canada was a …

change, nor from struggles for environmental justice, often being fought by Indigenous Peoples across issues: from environmental sustainability and justice to histories of racial and gender-based violence; in the areas of social change and restorative justice, while a third author makes a pioneering contribution


CHB: Coach House Books · 18 June 2024 English

WINNER OF A 2023 PEN TRANSLATES AWARD This punk-like blend of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives and Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream heralds an exciting new voice in international fiction Living …

—Writing this, I get the sense I haven’t done justice to what happened this morning. I told the guys


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

The revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 led to over 200,000 Huguenots fleeing France. Bryan Banks directs our attention to four authors who advocated for the Huguenots’ right …

publicized the plight of French Calvinists by seeking justice for the wrongly executed Calvinist Jean Calas, restrict them within the narrowest limits that justice and propriety would permit.”2 Restrictions, he


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Complemented by over 150 rarely seen illustrations, Needle Work moves from coast to coast and across more than one hundred years to provide a key chapter in the history of …

motivated dur- ing the final stages; I hope it does justice to what you have been waiting for. I presented


UCP: University of Calgary Press · 15 June 2024 English

fallout from the Supreme Court’s Greenhouse Gas References, and the resignation of Supreme Court Justice Russell Brown – Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 5th Edition offers ten updated

Terms 2 The Canadian Judicial System 2.1 Chief Justice Bora Laskin, “The Role and Functions of Final Morton, “Judicial Review and Civil Liberties” 3.7 Justice Marshall Rothstein, “Checks and Balances in Constitutional Sirota, “Originalism: It’s Not What You Think” 3.9 Justice Bertha Wilson, “Decision-Making in the Supreme Honourable Michelle O’Bonsawin’s Questionnaire 4.6 Justice Bertha Wilson, “Will Women Judges Really Make Inquiry into Lori Douglas” 5.4 The Inquiry into Justice Robin Camp 5.5 Brenda Cossman, “For Judge ‘Knees


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

While scholarship on refugee migration tends to center on the Global North, most refugees actually reside in the Global South. This book shifts the focus, revealing how governments in the …

refugees’ voices. I hope I have done your insights justice. I would like to thank my colleagues at the Lee


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 June 2024 English

Governments are due to submit their third nationally determined contributions (NDCs) in 2025. These will be the first since the landmark agreement at COP 28 to transition away from fossil …

Muttitt, G., & Kartha, S. (2020). Equity, climate justice and fossil fuel extraction: Principles for a managed


NSP: New Society Publishers · 11 June 2024 English

people from all walks of life Design and implement practical projects that foster sustainability and justice While none of us can change the world alone, we all have an important part to play in the Great

in the wider movements for climate and social justice.  As someone who has been a Transition practitioner chance to bend the long arc of history towards justice.2 We don’t lack any knowledge or resources necessary on my experi- ences as an anti-war and social justice activist, a wilderness instructor for at-risk


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 7 June 2024 English

Before contact with white people, the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast traded amongst themselves and with other Indigenous groups farther inland, but by the end of the 1780s, when …

environmental and economic change, and of social justice, including the work of reconciliation in Canada


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