Halsbury’s Laws of England now available on Quicklaw/LexisNexis

January 21, 2009

Students who login to Quicklaw/LexisNexis while on campus finally have access to Halsbury’s Laws of England. As we all know, Halsbury’s is THE  encyclopedia of the law of England and Wales.  Like the print version, the online version comprises a “comprehensive narrative statement” of the statutory and common law principles of English and Welsh law. Each subject section is written by an expert in that particular field and includes references to appropriate legislation and case law.  The full-text of the online version is both browsable and searchable and is updated regularily.  Students also have access to Halsbury’s Statute Citator and Monthly reviews.

To access Halsburys, sign in to Quicklaw/LexisNexis from any computer on campus.  Select the Source Directory Tab and then Browse Sources.  Select United Kingdom from the Country drop down menu and then you will see the various parts of Halsbury’s that are available to you

Finding Halsbury's Laws of England on Quicklaw/LexisNexis

Finding Halsbury's Laws of England on Quicklaw/LexisNexis


Recommended Canadian Law Blogs

January 2, 2009

Slaw.ca

  • A discussion of the latest and most interesting developments in law and legal technology.
  • A cooperative blog with contributions by legal academics, lawyers and law librarians
  • Administered by Simon Fodden, Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School,
  • Included in the ABA list of top 100 Legal Blogs
  • Winner of 2008 Clawbie Award for Legal Culture and Legal Technology Blogs

The Court

  • A discussion of the recent work of the Supreme Court of Canada with contributions from academics and law students.
  • Founded by Simon Fodden and edited by James Stribopoulos, Assistant Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School and a team of student editors
  • Winner of a 2007 and 2008 Clawbie Award
  • Includes:
    • Interpretation and analysis of recent Supreme Court cases with links to judgments and media commentary.
    • Top Court Talk: a column within The Court where correspondents around the world report on recent developments at their “top courts.”
    • Rewriting Equality: the judgments of the “Women’s Court of Canada”


FP Legal Post

  • “… gossip and news about the legal profession, including law firms’ internal business, who’s moving where and developments in marketing, litigation, practice management and business law”
  • Provided by the National Post and edited by lawyer and journalist Jim Middlemiss
  • Included in the ABA list of top 100 Legal Blogs

Law21

  • An in-depth blog about advances and changes in the legal profession
  • Written by Jordan Furlong, lawyer, journalist and current editor-in-chief of the Canadian Bar Associations National
  • Included in the ABA Top 100 Law Blogs list
  • Winner of 2008 Clawbie Award for Best Canadian Law Blog

University of Alberta Faculty Blog

  • Repository of academic discussion of the legal issues of current Canadian, foreign and international legal issues
  • A collaboration of a number of University of Alberta Law Faculty
  • Winner of a 2007 “Clawbie” Award

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