The Case of Valentine Shortis: A True Story of Crime and Politics in Canada [ Martin L. Friedland] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 30 Jan The Valentine Shortis murder trial was a landmark case in Canadian judicial history. It revealed inadequacies in the legal definitions of. Two men were shot and killed in the office of the Montreal Cotton Company in Valleyfield, Quebec, on a night in A third victim, shot through the head.
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Rija marked it as to-read Apr 28, Bucke, sex-educator Arthur Beall, and even Mackenzie King and his spirits. The Case of Valentine Shortis: He said the law required an accused person to ot for the crime unless he could clearly prove insanity.
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The Case Of Valentine Shortis: A True Story Of Crime And Politics In Canada by Martin L. Friedland
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As the trial dragged on it became part of the intricate political tapestry of the day, along with the Manitoba schools question, the revolt vase the ‘nest of traitors’ from the Mackenzie Bowell’s cabinet, and the federal election ofin which Laurier used the Shortis case to help him become prime minister.
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Lessons from the Transcripts by Elizabeth A. Before the case closed it had involved some of the most important names in the country. As well as Laurier, other prominent Canadians made appearances in the case.
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Track your recent orders Use Your Account to view or change your orders. He died in Toronto in From a political perspective, the Shortis case highlights a number of key features of politics in the late 19th century – the relationship to the British Isles and the personal power plays of early Canadian Prime Ministers and politicians. Above all he tells a fascinating and compelling tale of murder and politics.
University of Toronto Press, Customers who bought this item also bought. Sarika marked it as to-read May 17, The best-known lawyers in Quebec fought out the issues in the courts, while politicians used the case to further their careers. Got the book on time, in fact sooner than I expected.
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