Collection Spotlight - October 4, 2018

Assisted Death: Legal, Social and Ethical Issues after Carter – 2018

Edited by Derek B.M. Ross

KB297.1 .R77 2018

The 2015 SCC decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) and subsequent Bill C-14 decriminalized physician-assisted dying in certain circumstances. This book brings together 13 articles by leading experts on constitutional, health, and human rights law, which examine the legal, social, and ethical implications of medical assistance in dying since the Carter decision.    

Available at the Nanaimo, New Westminster, Vancouver and Victoria branches

Mistake in Contracting – 2018

By Bruce MacDougall

KN15.4 .M322 2018

This text offers an explanation of what happens when one enters into a contract by mistake. The author discusses the various aspects of mistake, such as errors in party obligation, issues with particular terms of a contract, erroneous assumptions, party identity mistakes, and problems with how the contract was recorded. 

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Public International Air Law – 2017

By Paul Stephen Dempsey

KN327.D445 2017

Public International Air Law offers extensive coverage of the laws, treaties, conventions and agreements that govern international air transport. Addressing issues such as aviation security, safety, airport use, air navigation services, and environmental concerns, this book is relevant to students, practitioners, government officials, those working in the airline industry, or anyone with a keen interest in air law.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Social Media and Privacy Law for Employers – 2018

By Rosemary Bocska

KN192.19.B62 2018

In this book, Rosemary Bocska provides an overview of the legal issues surrounding social media and privacy in the workplace. Discussing topics such as employee productivity, privacy, monitoring, and discipline, the text offers employers a guide to complex world of social media and workplace privacy law.

Available at the Kelowna, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Vancouver and Victoria branches

Notable New Editions
The Law of ADR in Canada: An Introductory Guide – 2nd Edition, 2018

By Duncan W. Glaholt, Markus Rotterdam

KN385 .G52 2018

Available at the New Westminster, Vancouver and Victoria branches