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Resources for teachers who teach about law and for those needing information about the law

Featured Books

Policing Black Lives

Policing Black Lives traces the violent realities of anti-blackness from the slave ships to prisons, classrooms and beyond. Robyn Maynard provides readers with the first comprehensive account of nearly four hundred years of state-sanctioned surveillance, criminalization and punishment of Black lives in Canada.

21 things you may not know about the Indian Act

Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous Peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer.

Thinking Like a Lawyer

Thinking like a Lawyer introduces a powerful but practical framework to give teachers the tools and knowledge to teach critical thinking to all students. Using this framework, teachers will help students adopt the skills, habits, and mindsets of lawyers as they tackle 21st-century problems.

Sexual harassment in Canada

This book is an essential guide to help understand the intricacies and nuances of sexual harassment and have a resource for developing policies and procedures aimed at reducing the incidence of sexual harassment in the workplace, and handling an incident should one arise.

Unions in court

Canadian unions have scored a number of important Supreme Court victories, securing constitutional rights to picket, bargain collectively, and strike. Unions in Court documents the evolution of the Canadian labour movement’s engagement with the Charter, demonstrating how and why labour’s long-standing distrust of the legal system has given way to a controversial, Charter-based legal strategy.

An educator's guide to internet and social media law in the classroom

This key new Canadian text is aimed at educators – administrators, principals and teachers. It is a must-have for anyone in the education field who deals with the use of the Internet and related social media issues.

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