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La profession juridique en Ontario

La profession juridique en Ontario a une riche histoire qui remonte à avant la formation du Barreau du Haut-Canada en 1797. Pendant des générations, les avocats ont été mêlés à la vie politique, commerciale et sociale de la province.
 
Beaucoup de choses ont changé depuis 1797, notamment en ce qui concerne la diversité de la profession. Plusieurs décennies après la fondation du Barreau, les membres étaient entièrement des hommes, majoritairement blancs et chrétiens. Ce n’est qu’en 1897 que la profession dans la province a vu la première femme être admise au barreau. Aujourd’hui, la profession juridique en Ontario est aussi diversifiée que la province elle-même.

Cette section énumère les documents disponibles dans les Archives qui constituent des ressources utiles sur l’histoire du Barreau, ainsi que les ouvrages publiés et les ressources en ligne que les chercheurs peuvent trouver utiles.
 
Abella, Rosalie. “Women in the legal profession”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Dec. 1988, 315-322.
 
Abella, Rosalie. “Women in the legal profession”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Sept./Dec. 1991, 411-418.
 
Arthurs, Harry W. “Law, society and the Law Society”. In Gazette: Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, June 1993, 85-90.
 
Baxter, Michael St. Patrick. “Black Bay Street lawyers: looking back, looking ahead”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Mar. 1994, 32-44.
 
Cole, Curtis J. (1987). A learned and honorable body: the professionalization of the Ontario Bar, 1867-1929 (unpublished dissertation). University of Western Ontario, London, Ont.
 
Projet de diversification du Barreau, un projet du Barreau.
 
Finlayson, George D. « The lawyer as a professional ». In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Sept. 1980, 229-235.
 
Gidney, R.D. and W.P.J. Millar. Professional gentlemen: the professions in nineteenth-century Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.
 
Hagan, John. “Transitions in the legal profession”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, June 1993, 91-102.
 
Hamilton, James Cleland. Osgoode Hall: reminiscences of the bench and bar. Toronto: Carswell, 1904.
 
History and organization of the legal profession in Ontario: appendix B to the Research Directorate’s staff study. [Toronto: Professional Organizations Committee], 1978.
 
Kay, Fiona M. et al. Barriers and opportunities within law: women in a changing legal profession: a longitudinal survey of Ontario lawyers, 1990-1996. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 1996.
 
Kay, Fiona M. et al. Diversity and change: the contemporary legal profession in Ontario: a report to the Law Society of Upper Canada. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 2004.
 
Kay, Fiona M. et al. Turning points and transitions: women’s careers in the legal profession: a longitudinal survey of Ontario lawyers 1990-2002: a report to the Law Society of Upper Canada. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 2004.
 
Kay, Fiona M. “Women in the legal profession”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Mar. 1990, 55-64.
 
Law Society of Upper Canada. Numbers in the legal profession: a background paper. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 1996.
 
Law Society of Upper Canada. Promoting dialogue, creating change: equity and diversity in the legal profession: report on equity initiatives and resources in the legal profession. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 2003.
 
Law Society of Upper Canada. Promoting dialogue, creating change: equity and diversity in the legal profession: summary of responses to the information-gathering questionnaire. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 2002.
 
Law Society of Upper Canada. Transitions in the Ontario legal profession: a survey of lawyers called to the Bar between 1975 and 1990. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 1991.
 
Malcolm, Ian. “Robert Sutherland: the first Black lawyer in Canada?”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, June 1992, 183-186.
 
McEachern, Allan. “The changing face of the judiciary and legal profession”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Mar. 1995, 1-7.
 
Meechan, Mary. “More than a mere citizen: the special responsibilities of the lawyer in today’s society”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Sept. 1980, 284-293.
 
Moore, Christopher. The Law Society of Upper Canada and Ontario’s lawyers 1797-1997. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997.
 
O’Brien, Brendan. “The role of the legal profession in public affairs”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, June 1979, 107-112.
 
Ornstein, Michael. The changing face of the Ontario legal profession, 1971-2001: a report to the Law Society of Upper Canada. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 2004.
 
Ornstein, Michael. Racialization and gender of lawyers in Ontario: a report for the Law Society of Upper Canada. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 2010.
 
Riddell, William R. The legal profession in Upper Canada in its early period. Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 1916.
 
Robins, Sydney. “Our profession on trial”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Mar. 1973, 1-10.
 
Robins, Sydney. “Our profession and the winds of change”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Sept. 1972, 137-146.
 
Russell, Peter H. “Changes in our legal culture and our professional inheritance”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Mar. 1993, 54-58.
 
Stager, David A.A. and Harry W. Arthurs. Lawyers in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.
 
Stephenson, Bette. “A self governing profession”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, June 1984, 200-204.
 
Talbot, Lance. “The history of Blacks in the Law Society of Upper Canada”. Paper prepared for History of Legal Institutions course at Osgoode Hall Law School, 1989.
 
Weinrib, Lorraine E. “Women in the legal profession: old issues, current problems”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Mar. 1990, 71-78.
 
Wilton-Siegel, Carol. “Lawyers and business in Ontario today”. In Gazette, Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, Sept. 1989, 212-230.
 
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