By the Foremost Interpreter of the Canadian Constitution Lefroy, A.H.F. A Short Treatise on Canadian Constitutional Law. With an Historical Introduction by W.P.M. Kennedy. Toronto: The Carswell Company, 1918. xlvii, 322 pp. Reprinted 2008, 2019 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584777779; ISBN-10: 158477777X. Hardcover. New. $29.95 * Conceived for non-Canadian lawyers and students at colleges and law schools, this is a treatise on the constitution that governed Canada from 1867, when the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick were united as the Dominion of Canada, to 1982, when the Dominion achieved complete political independence. A.H.F. Lefroy [1852-1919] was the foremost interpreter of the 1867 Canadian constitution and also the principal author of several of its amendments. He was also the author of Canada's Federal System: Being a Treatise on Canadian Constitutonal Law (1913.) "Mr. Lefroy has written a valuable and informative book. (...) His work, on its scale, is a model for American lawyers to emulate.": H.J.L., Harvard Law Review 32 (1918-19) 583.
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