Recommended Canadian Law Blogs

January 2, 2009

  • 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


  • 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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