Supreme Court Judgments from 1948 available on the Supreme Court Judgments Website.

May 11, 2009

In honour of the 60th anniversary of Canada’s judicial independence from the U.K., the Supreme Court of Canada and Lexum have published an electronic version of  all the judgments included in the Supreme Court Reports up until 1948 on the Supreme Court of Canada Website .

In addition, appeals from British Columbia and Ontario from 1876 have been added to the site.

The “Advanced Search” feature enables the researcher to search the text of the Supreme Court judgments by full-text keyword or by specific fields including title or case name, citation or docket number, parties,  judges, subjects or date.


New at the Supreme Court of Canada: Webcasts and Electronic Factums

February 9, 2009

The Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada has announced that after February 9th, 2009 electronic appeal factums and other court documents will be available to members of the public via the Supreme Court of Canada Website.

In addition, live webcasts and an archive of courtroom proceedings will be also made available  after February 9th.


The Court Blog

April 23, 2008

Here is another good resource.  The Court – A blog from Osgoode Hall Law School, specifically about the Supreme Court of Canada has useful commentary on the activities of the court as well as case commentary by scholars and practitioners.  For Value added, the blog also provides links to recent decisions and links to news about the court.  http://www.thecourt.ca/