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True Cases Boxed Set, Volume 2

True Cases Box Set, Volume 2: Four Books by Lawyers and Judges about Criminal Law, Indigenous Law, and Passion for Reform

Current price: $100.00
Publication Date: October 1st, 2024


In this series, Criminal Lawyers, Judges, Law Enforcement Officers and Reporters write about cases that still keep them up at night. There are four books in the series.

Book 1, Ross MacKay: The Saga of a Brilliant Criminal Lawyer and His Big Losses and Bigger Wins in Court and in Life. By Jack Batten.

Book 2, Benched: Passion for Law Reform. By Hon. Nancy Morrison.

Book 3, Pine Box Parole: Terry Fitzsimmons and the Quest to End Solitary Confinement & Other True Cases. By John L. Hill.

Book 4, Indigenous Justice: True Cases by Judges, Lawyers, and Law Enforcement Officers. Edited by Lorene Shyba PhD and Raymond Yakeleya.

About the Author

Jack Batten graduated from the University of Toronto Law School, class of 1957, but chose to make his living as a freelance writer. As well as countless articles for such magazines as Maclean's, Rolling Stone and Toronto Life, he has written more than forty books. Seven are crime novels, and the rest cover a range of nonfiction. These include several biographies. His book about the long distance runner Tom Longboat won the Norma Fleck Award. Many of the other biographies portray lawyers and judges in professional action in and out of courtrooms in every region of Canada. Hon. Nancy Morrison is practiced law and adjudicated in Ontario, Saskatchewan, BC, Yukon, and NWT. As a judge, she she served nine years on the British Columbia Provincial Criminal Court, and 15 years on th Supreme Court of British Columbia. Raised in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, she now lives in Vancouver, BC. John L. Hill is a lawyer who defends criminals and penitentiary inmates. He is a triple graduate of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, holds an Honours B.A. and M.A. in political science and a J.D. from the School of Law. He earned an LL.M. in Constitutional Law from Osgoode Hall Law school in Toronto. He lectures internationally on prison law topics at conferences of the International Association of Psychiatry and the Law. Lorene Shyba PhD is publisher at Durvile & UpRoute Books, series editor of the True Cases series, and co-editor of the Indigenous Spirit of Nature series, with Raymond Yakeleya. Raymond Yakeleya is a Dene First Nations author, activist, and filmmaker Raymond Yakeleya from Tulita, Northwest Territories. He is series co-editor of Durvile's Indigenous Spirit of Nature book series.