Annual DeLloyd J. Guth Visiting Lecture in Legal History:
Dr. John P.S. McLaren
Thursday, February 28, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Dr. John P.S. McLaren is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law. Among his various accomplishments, Professor McLaren is the author of numerous legal history monographs and articles with a focus on colonial law, social justice, cultural diversity, religion, and public morality. He also co-founded the Canadian Law and Society Association. The title of his talk will be: “Lawyers in the ‘slammer’ and in Hiding: The Price of Advocating for Unpopular Causes at the British Columbia Bar, 1900-1940”.
Lunch will follow in the Common Room.