Alvin Esau

Alvin EsauAlvin Esau
Senior Scholar

Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada, R3T 2N2
tel: 204.474.6148
fax: 204.474.7580

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Teaching & Research Areas

Biography

Since 1985
Professor, University of Manitoba.

1999-2001
Visiting Professor, University of Victoria, Faculty of Law

1993-1998
Chancellor of the Diocese of Keewatin

1988-1993
Head of Graduate Legal Studies

1988-1999
Manitoba Bar, Director of the University of Manitoba Legal Research Institute

1980-1984, 1996-1998
Bencher of Law Society of Manitoba

B.A. (Alberta) 1973, LL.B. (Alberta) 1976, LL.M. (Harvard) 1977.

1981-1985
Associate Professor

1977-1981
Assistant Professor

Selected Publications
  • The Courts and the Colonies: The Litigation of Hutterite Church Disputes (Vancouver: U.B.C. Press, 2004) Now available in paperback. Information about the book may be found at http://www.ubcpress.ubc.ca/search/title_book.asp?BookID=4377
  • Some reviews of the book may be found at:
    http://www.bsos.umd.edu/gvpt/lpbr/subpages/reviews/esau205.htm
    http://www.ss.ucalgary.ca/ces/JournalDatabase/CESDataFiles/CESJ_Bookreviews/CESv37no01Esau.htm
    http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1468-5906.2005.00279.x
  • “The Establishment, Preservation and Legality of Mennonite Semi-Communalism in Manitoba.” (2005) 31 Manitoba Law Journal 81-110
  •  “Law and Property: The Establishment and Preservation of Hutterite Communalism in North America: 1870-1925” in John McLaren, A. R. Buck and Nancy Wright, eds.,Despotic Dominion: Property Rights in British Settler Societies (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2004)
  • “The Judicial Resolution of Church Property Disputes.” (2003) 40 Alberta Law Review 767-816.
  • “Competition, Cooperation, or Cartel: A National Law School Accreditation Process for Canada?” (2000) 23 Dalhousie Law Journal;
  • “Competition, Cooperation, or Cartel: A National Law School Accreditation Process for Canada?” (2000) 23 Dalhousie Law Journal;
  • ” Islands of Exclusivity”: Religious Organizations and Employment Discrimination (2000) 33 U.B.C. Law Review 719-827;
  • Editor, Manitoba Law Annual 5 (1995) Manitoba Law Journal;
  • Editor, Manitoba Law Annual 3 (1992) 21 Manitoba Law Journal;
  • Editor with Smandych and Dodds, Dimensions of Childhood (1991);
  • Editor, Manitoba Law Annual 2 (1990) 19 Manitoba Law Journal;
  • Editor with Beattie, Radon and the Law (1990);
  • Editor with Penner, Lawyers and Legal Education (1990);
  • With Kehler, The Winnipeg General Strike Trials: Research Source (1990);
  • Editor, Manitoba Law Annual 1 (1990) 19 Manitoba Law Journal;
  • With Osborne, “Curriculum Reform at Robson Hall (1990) 19 Manitoba Law J. 605;
  • ” Conscientious Objection in the Practice of Law” (1988) 19 Headnotes and Footnotes 7;
  • ” Teaching Professional Responsibility” (1988) 11 Dalhousie Law Journal 403;
  • ” Excessive Fees and Lawyer Discipline” (1983) Manitoba Law Journal 287;
  • ” Recent Specialization Developments” (1981) 11 Manitoba L J 138:
  •  ” Specialization Regulation” (1979) 9 Manitoba L J. 255

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