Blog Profile / Library Boy

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Law Firm Bulletin Articles on Cannabis Legalization

The website of the CAIJ (Centre d'accès à l'information juridique), which is associated with the courthouse libraries in the province of Quebec and the Quebec Bar Association, has a section devoted to private law firm news publications.In...Show More Summary

Article on Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countries

The website DipLawMatic Dialogues has a fascinating recent article called Can You Do That? Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countries.Among other things, it looks at strategies for finding facta filed by intervenors in courts that...Show More Summary

Canadian Association of Research Libraries Brief on Unsustainability of International Journal Costs

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has released a brief on escalating subscription costs for international journals: "Over the past several years, a convergence of escalating subscription costs, unfavourable exchange...Show More Summary

Aid Available to Canadian Law Librarians to Attend Law Via the Internet 2018 Conference in Italy

Members of the Canadian Association of Law Librarians can apply for the Janine Miller Fellowship to receive funding to attend the Law Via the Internet 2018 conference in Florence, October 11-12, 2018: "This year the Conference, organized...Show More Summary

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Statements on Copyright

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations has released three new statements relating to copyright policy: Fair Dealing: "Fair dealing is an important and vital user right that empowers library users to learn and explore new opportunities...Show More Summary

Statistics Canada Article on Adult Criminal Court Processing Times

Last week, Statistics Canada published an article in Juristat on Adult criminal court processing times, Canada, 2015/2016.It examines the time it takes for a charge to proceed through the adult criminal court system in Canada, from an individual's first court appearance to when a final decision is reached on the charge. Show More Summary

New International Law Research Guides From GlobaLex

GlobaLex, a very good electronic collection created by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law, recently published new research guides: Introduction to International Fisheries Law: "International...Show More Summary

Global Legal Hackathon Ottawa: Feb 23-25, 2018

Ottawa is organizing a Global Legal Hackathon later this month: "(...) a hackathon is about quickly creating a proof of concept to address a challenge or serve a need." "From February 23-25, over 40 cities around the world will hostShow More Summary

Winter 2018 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

The Winter 2018 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference...Show More Summary

@Risk North Summary Report on Shared Print Preservation Programs

Organizations involved in a November 2017 @Risk North forum on shared print preservation have issued a summary report:"As libraries witness increasing demand for online resources and dwindling circulation of print holdings, while simultaneously...Show More Summary

British Columbia Law Institute Financing Litigation Legal Research Project

This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of October 30, 2017 entitled British Columbia Law Institute Blog Series on Financing Litigation.The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) website recently published an article that looks at...Show More Summary

Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on US Executive Branch Research

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting a webinar on March 15, 2018 on US Executive Branch Research for the Canadian Legal Researcher. It starts at 1PM Eastern time:"This program will cover the structure of the executive...Show More Summary

Simon Fodden (1944 – 2018)

Simon Fodden, the founder of the pioneering Canadian legal blog, has died.His disappearance is a huge loss to the legal community.More on

Call for Fair Dealing Testimonials

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries runs the Fair Dealing in Canada website and it is looking for testimonials about the positive impact that fair dealing has had:"As the Canadian government launches its review its Copyright...Show More Summary

New Law Librarians' Institute 2018 - Registration Opens Next Monday

The Canadian Association of law Libraries is sponsoring the 2018 New Law Librarians' Institute (NLLI) at the University of Calgary from June 19 - 22, 2018. It is an intensive, week-long program aimed at developing librarians' skills in the key competencies of law librarianship.Registration will open next Monday!

UK Government Asks Law Commission to Look at Online Trolling

The government of the United Kingdom has asked the Law Commission to launch a review of English laws about online trolling: "The government has asked the Law Commission to review the laws around offensive communications and assess whether...Show More Summary

Canadian Law Library Review Open Access Since January

As of January 2018, the Canadian Law Library Review (CLLR) is open access.The CLLR is the official journal of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL). It is published four times a year.As the most recent issue of the CALL monthly...Show More Summary

Live Webcast Tomorrow of Appointment Ceremony for Canada's New Chief Justice

The official ceremony to mark the appointment of Canada's new Chief Justice, the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, will take place tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. It will happen in the courtroom of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) and be webcast live on the SCC website.

Library and Archives Canada Launches New National Union Catalogue

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has launched its new national union catalogue called Voilà. It is hosted on the website of OCLC: "The launch of Voilà, a milestone for LAC in its library renewal project, marks the completion of theShow More Summary

Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Titles

The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from January 16 to 31, 2018 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.

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