Carnal Crimes

Sexual Assault Law in Canada, 1900-1975

Ranked #61 in Jurisprudence

"Carnal Crimes: Sexual Assault Law in Canada, 1900-1975" is an engaging and powerful book about sexual assault crimes in Canadian history by one of Canada s foremost legal historians. Using a case-study approach, Constance Backhouse explores nine sexual assault trials from across the country throughout the twentieth century. We move from small towns to large cities, from the Maritimes to the Northwest Territories, from the suffrage era to the period of the women s liberation movement. Each of these richly-textured vignettes offers insight into the failure of the criminal justice system to... more

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