Reference: GlobaLex Releases Updated Version of “Researching Canadian Law” Guide
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Researching Canadian Law
An updated version of the “Researching Canadian Law” guide was published earlier this week.
Previous versions of the guide were released in June 2015, September 2011, and September/October 2007.
The guide was updated by Kim Nayyer.
Kim Nayyer is the Associate University Librarian (Law, Legal Research & Writing Program) for the UVic Libraries and an Adjunct Associate Professor for the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria in Victoria, BC, Canada. She oversees the Diana M Priestly Law Library at UVic and teaches legal research and writing, and advanced legal research and writing courses. She regularly presents a module on the Canadian Legal System and Canadian Legal Research for graduate students in the Faculty of Law.
Table of Contents
1. The Canadian Legal System
3. Case Law
4. Law Schools and the Legal Profession
5. Law Libraries
6. Secondary Literature
6.1. Canadian Law Journals
6.2. Canadian Legal Encyclopedias
6.3. Canadian Law Books
7. Legal Publishers
8. Law Dictionaries
9. Law Directories
11. Legal Research in Quebec
12. Legal Classification in Canada
13. Law Reform in Canada
14. Discussion Lists and Blogs
15. Miscellaneous Legal Sites
Direct to “Researching Canadian Law”
See Also: More Recently Updated Research Guides
- Finding the Law of the Micro-States and Small Jurisdictions of Europe by Andrew Grossman
- Essential Issues of the Chilean Legal System by Sergio Endress Gómez
- Legal Research in the Dominican Republic by Marisol Flóren Romero
See Also: All GlobaLex Research Guides
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