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Publications - Lyndsay Campbell


  • Tony Freyer and Lyndsay Campbell, eds., Freedom's Conditions in the U.S.-Canada Borderlands in the Age of Emancipation (Carolina Academic Press, 2011).

Journal Articles

  • L. Campbell, “Law and Order: Recent Works on Canadian Legal History” 44(2) Acadiensis (2015): 149-60.
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "Race, Upper Canadian Constitutionalism and 'British Justice'" (2015) 33(1) Law and History Review 41-91.
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "'The Disorderly Conduct of a Few': Crime and Hamilton's Racial Geography in the Early 1850s" (2012) 28(3) Canadian Journal of Law & Society 369-86.
  • Lyndsay Campbell,  “Race and the Criminal Justice System in Canada West: Burglary and Murder in Hamilton, 1852-53” (2012) 37(2) Queen’s Law Journal 477-522.
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "Licence to Publish: Joseph Howe's Contribution to Libel Law in Nova Scotia"
(2006) 29(1) Dalhousie Law Journal 79-116.
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "A Slub in the Cloth: R. v. St. Clair and the Pursuit of a 'Clean Theatre' in Toronto, 1912-1913" (2000) 15(1) Canadian Journal of Law and Society 187-220.

Chapters in Books

  • Lyndsay Campbell, "Truth and Privilege: Libel Treatises and the Transmission of Legal Norms in the Early Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American World," in Angela Fernandez and Markus Dubber, eds., Law Books in Action: Essays on the Anglo-American Legal Treatise (Hart Publishing, 2012). 
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "Starkie's Adventures in North America: The Emergence of Libel Law," in Hamar 
Foster, Benjamin L. Berger, and A. R. Buck, eds., The Grand Experiment: Law & Legal Culture in British Settler Societies (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008).

Selected Recent Conference Presentations

  • Lyndsay Campbell, "Defaming Women: Women's Use of Defamation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, 1820-40." Presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Law and Society Association, University of Ottawa, Jun. 5, 2015.
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "Republicanism's Reach: Nova Scotian Views of the Limits of Political Dissent in the 1820s and 1830s." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History, Miami, November 7-9, 2013.
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "The Limits of Truth: Libel, Privacy, and the Truth Defence in Massachusetts, 1820-1840." Presented at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association, Boston, MA, May 30 – June 2, 2013.
  • Lyndsay Campbell, "Race, Law and the Early Canadian State". Presented at the Legal Histories of the British Empire Conference at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, July 5-7, 2012.