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The 20th edition (2017) of the Code civil du Québec annoté by Jean-Louis Baudouin & Yvon Renaud is now available on the website of the CAIJ.CAIJ is the Centre d'accès à l'information juridique, the network of courthouse law libraries...Show More Summary
This is a follow-up to yesterday's post entitled Library Association Statements About Racist Violence in Charlottesville.The Association of Research Libraries has also come out with a statement concerning the Neo-Nazi and white supremacist...Show More Summary
In the wake of the racist marches by Neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend, American library associations have issued important anti-racist statements.American Library Association: "The ALA expresses...Show More Summary
The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from August 1 st to 15 th, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from July 16-31, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has started a blog series on wills.The texts will be written by Allison Curley. The first post was published yesterday and is entitled Making Wills Half a World Over: Part One of the Wills Series.The...Show More Summary
The August 2017 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events...
The Supreme Court of the United States has launched a redesigned website. According to SCOTUSblog: "The court’s Public Information Office boasts that the site update includes 'a more consistent menu structure, a more interactive calendar,...Show More Summary
The Law Commission of Ontario has released four (4) background papers as part of its "Defamation Law in the Internet Age" project.They are: Defamation Law in the Age of the Internet: Young People’s Perspectives, Jane Bailey and Valerie...Show More Summary
Robert Ambrogi wrote an article earlier this week on the Above the Law blog entitled Legal Research Services Vary Widely in Results, Study Finds. It is a useful reminder that no one database covers everything the legal researcher needs:"Different legal research platforms deliver surprisingly different results. Show More Summary
GlobaLex, the online legal research collection at the New York University School of Law, has just published an update to its research guide À la Recherche des Travaux Préparatoires: An Approach to Researching the Drafting History ofShow More Summary
Statistics Canada has published a new article on Police-reported crime statistics, 2016.It examines trends in the volume and seriousness of police-reported crime for both violent and non-violent offences at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan area levels. Show More Summary
Last week, the University of Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) launched the Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive that will document the...Show More Summary
Greg Lambert of 3 Geeks and a Law Blog fame is the new president of the American Association of Law Libraries which held its most recent annual conference in Austin, Texas.Lambert blogged about some of the conference highlights and his inaugural speech as new leader of the association.
Earlier this month, York University in Toronto lost a case in Federal Court of Canada in its legal dispute with the collective licensing agency Access Copyright.Access Copyright had sued the school, alleging it had been improperly reproducing...Show More Summary
The Australian Law Reform Commission has published a discussion paper on Incarceration Rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. From the Terms of Reference:"It is acknowledged that while laws and legal frameworks are an...Show More Summary
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) released a Report on Complex Stratas in June 2017.In British Columbia, a strata corporation is a legal entity with all of the powers of a natural person who has full capacity. This means that it can sue or be sued, enter into contracts and hire employees. Show More Summary
The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) has apopointed Katherine McColgan as Executive Director commencing August 8, 2017:"Based in Ottawa and fluently bilingual, Katherine will directly engage with federal government...Show More Summary
The Law Library of Congress has published a report on Features of Parliamentary Websites for some 50 different countries. "In recent years, parliaments around the world have enhanced their websites in order to improve access to legislative information and other parliamentary resources. Show More Summary
The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from July 1-15, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.