New Books in the Library – November 2018

December 8, 2017

Here is a sampling of the interesting book the library purchased in November.  Check out our November Acquisitions List for all our new books.

E78 .C2 G44 2017
Title: Claiming Anishinaabe : decolonizing the human spirit / Lynn Gehl.
Publication info: Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, 2017.
Subject: Indigenous peoples–Canada–Ethnic identity.
Subject: Native peoples–Canada–Ethnic identity.
Subject: Decolonization.

 

 

 

KJE6227 .D47 2017
Title: Genetics, disability and the law : towards an EU legal framework / Aisling de Paor (Dublin City University).
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Subject: Genetics–Law and legislation–European Union countries.
Series: Cambridge disability, law and policy series.

 

 

 

 

 KJE6227 .D47 2017
Title: Genetics, disability and the law : towards an EU legal framework / Aisling de Paor (Dublin City University).
Publication info: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Subject: Genetics–Law and legislation–European Union countries.
Series: Cambridge disability, law and policy series.

 

 

 

 

K3224 .O94 2017
Title: The Oxford handbook of citizenship / edited by Ayelet Shachar, Rainer Baub Irene Bloemraad, Maarten Vink.
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Subject: Citizenship.
Series: Oxford handbooks.


Introducing Fastcase on HeinOnline

December 8, 2017

The library has recently purchased Fastcase Premium through HeinOnline.  Fastcase is a comprehensive database of US caselaw which includes:

  • Judicial opinions of the Supreme Court (1754-present)
  • Federal Circuits (1924-present)
  • State case law covers all fifty states, with nearly half of the states dating back to the 1800s. Coverage for the remaining states dates back to approximately 1950.

Researchers can link directly to cases cited in  journal articles or they can do a full text search for cases via the Fastcase search template.  Cases located through the search template include links to all  articles and cases cited in the original case. The Negative Treatment Indicator (the Bad Law Bot)  links to  court cases that have overturned or reversed the cited case.

 


Announcing the First Annual Bora LaskinLaw Library Limerick contest

November 29, 2017

Write your best limerick about law school life and submit it to our contest. We will share the the best/funniest limericks on Facebook, Twitter and this blog.  The three best (as chosen by the library staff) will win fabulous prizes.

Prizes: 1st – $50.00 Indigo Gift Card, 2nd $25.00 Indigo Gift Card and 3rd $10 Starbucks gift Card.
Who Can Enter: U of T faculty of law students
What is the deadline: December 15th at midnight
Where to submit: send to law.ref@utoronto.ca
Winners to be announced: December 18th 2017


New Books in the Library – October 2017

November 16, 2017

Books acquired by the library in October a wide range of subjects: statelessness, copyright, human rights, bigamy, and contracts to name a few.  Here are some highlights.


GN495.6 .H34 2017
Title: The fateful triangle : race, ethnicity, nation / Stuart Hall ; edited by Kobena Mercer ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publication info: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2017.
Subject: Ethnicity.
Subject: Nation-state and globalization.
Subject: Ethnocentrism.

 

 


K1420.5 .C43 2017
Title: Copyright users’ rights : contracts and the erosion of property / Pascale Chapdelaine.
Edition: First edition.
Publication info: Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Subject: Copyright.

 

 

 

KF250 .C53 2017
Title: Successful legal analysis and writing : the fundamentals / Christopher D. Soper, Cristina D. Lockwood, Bradley G. Clary, Pamela Lysaght.
Edition: Fourth edition.
Publication info: St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
Subject: Legal composition.
Subject: Law–United States–Language.
Location: Reserves

 

 

KD3962 .R33 2017
Title: Britain and its internal others, 1750-1800 : under rule of law / Dana Y. Rabin.
Publication info: Manchester, United Kingdom : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Subject: Rule of law–Great Britain–History–18th century.
Series: Studies in imperialism.


Recent Tables of Contents – October 2017

October 24, 2017

New Additions to the Indigenous Perspectives Collection – October 2017

October 24, 2017

 

 

‘Against native title’ : conflict and creativity in outback Australia /Eve Vincent.
KUE254.2 .V56 2017
More Information

 

Heritage, culture and rights : challenging legal discourses/ Durbach and Lucas Lixinski.
K3791 .A6 H474 2013
More Information

 

Indigenous rights : changes and challenges for the 21st century / edited by Sarah Sargent and Jo Samanta.
K3247 .I54 2016
More Information

 

Principles of federal Indian law / Matthew L.M. FletcherKF8205 .F56 2017
More Information

 

The right relationship : reimagining the implementation of historical treaties / edited by John Borrows and Michael Coyle
E92 .R54 2017
More Information

 

A rightful place : a road map to recognition /editedby Shireen Morris.
KU519 .I64 R54 2017
More Information

New Electronic Resources at U of T Relating to Law

October 20, 2017

House of Lords Parliamentary Papers 1800-1910 – The UK parliamentary papers database has been expanded to include the papers from the House of Lords from the National Library of Scotland. The collection and this module will be of interest to researchers of British history, British government, and political science – http://go.utlib.ca/cat/11184212

ProQuest Congressional Collection – Primary source collection of original testimony with supporting correspondence, articles, and memos. Includes unpublished hearings and the ability to track testimony by witness affiliation over time. The Congressional Collection also includes bills and resolutions, house and senate documents, executive orders and presidential proclamations. Of interest to researchers of American history, political science, social science and law. – http://go.utlib.ca/cat/9324197