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The International Association of Law Libraries will be holding its 36th Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information in Atlanta, Georgia from October 22 to 26, 2017: "The theme of this year’s annual course is Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Other Critical Issues in U.S. Show More Summary
The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a post about The Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’, an expression from the Constitution Act, 1867 that should be well-known to Canadian law librarians. But where does...Show More Summary
The non-profit Internet Archive, that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.The Award was given to the Internet Archive in recognition of:"... Show More Summary
The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan recently published two (2) final reports.They are: The Final Report on Reform of The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 : "The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 determines how an estate is divided when...Show More Summary
The May/June 2017 issue of AALL Spectrum is now available online.It is the monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries. Among the feature articles are: Artificial Intelligence Legal Research and Law Librarians iSpy:...Show More Summary
The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) publishes a regular newsletter about Access to Justice.The latest issue of the newsletter includes: news about access to justice initiatives a Working Data Document with results...Show More Summary
The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from April 1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
Five university libraries in Ontario (at the University of Ottawa, the University of Western Ontario, Queen's, University of Toronto, and McMaster) are participating in the Keep@Downsview partnership, which is a shared last print copy...Show More Summary
The LexBox app is now available on the website of the Canadian Legal Information Institute, CanLII. It allows users on CanLII to: Save search queries Set up alerts for new content matching a search Create folders with saved results See a trail of your research
The Legal Information Preservation Alliance is offering a free webinar on the new Law ArXiv platform on Thursday, April 27 at 2PM Eastern Time. According to an e-mail from NELLCO, an international consortium of law libraries: "The LawArXiv...Show More Summary
The Ross Intelligence blog has published an interview with Colin Lachance, the former CEO of CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute) and the current CEO of Compass/MLB, a new firm that has taken over the defunct Canadian case law...Show More Summary
The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting a webinar on April 18, 2017
The New Professionals Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL/ACBD) is looking for responses to an Early Career Advice Survey it has developed: "The goal of this survey is to gather anecdotes,Show More Summary
The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for April 2017.To find out more about any particular case, click on the docket number in parentheses next to each case name to find docket information, case summaries as well as facta from the parties.
This week saw two additions of free Quebec legal sources online.1) CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute) and CAIJ (Centre d'accès à l'information juridique, the network of courthouse law libraries associated with the Québec Bar Association) have signed a deal to expand the coverage of Quebec administrative law on CanLII. Show More Summary
The April 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 list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from March 16 to 31, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
The website Librarianship.ca has been running a series of profiles of Canadian librarians for a few years now.The most recent one is a profile of Alexandra Yarrow, the Manager of Alternative Services at the Ottawa Public Library (OPL). Show More Summary
The library of the Middle Temple in London, England has compiled an annotated list of online resources regarding the United Kingdom's decision to leave the Euriopean Union, otherwise known as Brexit.The resources include analyses and...Show More Summary
Connie Crosby, President of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL), has written a letter to The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada, explaining the many concerns law librarians haveShow More Summary