The library has recently purchased a subscription to Westlaw China. This database is made up of five sections:
Laws and Regulations more than 10,000 in English and over 700,00 in Chinese
Legal Topics: full text legislation and commentary which explains and describes 11 major legal topics covering more than 5,773 legal issues
Case Headnotes in English as well as 374,632 cases from the Supreme People’s Court and local courts in 31 provinces, municipalities directly under the Central Government and autonomous regions, as well as special courts such as maritime courts in Chinese
Abstracts of Journal articles in English and full text articles in Chinese
Current Awareness which is updated a number of times daily using information gleaned from legislation, books and journals, commentaries, courts and cases, government policies, law firm bulletin, news, proposed legislation and statistics.
Access is available via computers at the Faculty of Law and the Bora Laskin Law Library only.