Under Arrest Canadian Laws You Won't Believe

Auteur: Bob Tarantino
Taal: Engels
Under Arrest
Auteur: Bob Tarantino
Uitgever: Dundurn Group Ltd
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781550027037
  • Druk: New title
  • september 2007
  • 224 pagina's
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Did you know that Canada's Criminal Code still has provisions outlawing the practice of witchcraft and ''crafty sciences''? Did you know that blasphemy is a crime in Canada? And did you know that putting a picture of a red poppy on your website could get you in trouble with the Royal Canadian Legion?

Lawyer and author Bob Tarantino takes readers on an entertaining and informative romp through Canada's legal labyrinths in a book that spotlights the country's past and present strange-but-true laws and legal history. He examines odd statutes and arcane jurisprudence across the spectrum of Canadian endeavours, from war and religion to sex and culture to politics and business. Frequently, he demonstrates the parallels between yesterday's prohibitions and today's trends such as the edict against duelling and the legalities of twenty-first-century hockey slugfests, or the confiscation of so-called crime comics in the 1950s and the controversy surrounding violence in contemporary video games.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Druk
New title
Verschijningsdatum
2007-08-01
Aantal pagina's
224 pagina's
Illustraties
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Auteur
Bob Tarantino
Uitgever
Dundurn Group Ltd

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9781550027037

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Extra groot lettertype
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Oorspronkelijke releasedatum
2007-09-13
Subtitel
Canadian Laws You Won't Believe

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