January 23, 2022

Reference: GlobaLex Releases Updated Version of “Researching Canadian Law” Guide

What is GlobaLex?

GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research. Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law.

The guides and articles published are written by scholars well known in their respective fields and are recommended as a legal resource by universities, library schools, and legal training courses. The tools available in GlobaLex will continue to expand to cover international law topics, countries and legal systems thus providing a coherent and encompassing research tool for all constituencies.

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

2. Legislation

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

10. Citation

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

See Also: All GlobaLex Research Guides

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