Cinderella at the Ball: Researching Legislative Intent

September 21, 2015

The Canadian Parliamentary Review has recently published an article authored  by Bora Laskin Law Library’s Digital Services and Reference Librarian Susan Barker and  Erica Anderson, Digital and Web Content Manager at the Ontario Legislative Library: Cinderella at the Ball: Legislative Intent in Canadian Courts.

This article focuses on the history and continued use of legislative history and legislative evolution in the interpretation of statutes in Canadian Courts.


New Books in the Library – August 2015

September 15, 2015
Check out our  Acquisitions Lists to see all the new books in the library.

Featured titles:

happiness and the law K380 .B765 2015
Title: Happiness and the law / John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco, Jonathan S. Masur. 
Publication info: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Subject: Happiness.
Subject: Well-being.
Subject: Sociological jurisprudence.
politics of religious freedom BL65 .P7 P64235 2015
Title: Politics of religious freedom / edited by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Saba Mahmood, and Peter G. Danchin.
Publication info: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Subject: Religion and politics.
Subject: Freedom of religion.
philospihical foundations of justice and taxation K4460 .P45 2015
Title: Philosophical explorations of justice and taxation : national and global issues / Helmut P. Gaisbauer, Gottfried Schweiger, Clemens Sedmak, editors.
Publication info: Cham : Springer, [2015]
Subject: Taxation–Philosophy.
Subject: Justice.
Subject: Tax incidence.
Series: Ius gentium (Dordrecht, Netherlands) ; v. 40.

A Green Roof At the New Law Building

September 14, 2015

As I was walking past the construction site today I noticed this truck.

 

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and inside it these plants

 

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And outside there was all this activity happening.

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The new law building will have a green roof.  Isn’t that neat?


Recent Tables of Contents: August 2015

September 9, 2015