National Committee on Accreditation (NCA)
– Foreign lawyers or Canadians with a foreign law degree who wish to become members of a Canadian Law Society must apply to the National Committee on Accreditation for an evaluation of their legal credentials and experience
– course is run though the University of Ottawa
• Supreme Court of Canada [SCC] cases
– are accessible from Case Law link on Law Library homepage,
– use free sources for SCC neutral citations [e.g. 2003 SCC 1] , i.e. CanLII [ http://www.canlii.org ] and Canada – Supreme Court Judgments [ http://scc.lexum.org/en/index.html ] link for SCC citations
Irwin Law [ http://www.irwinlaw.com ] texts provide good overviews.
• Exams [ https://law.library.ubc.ca/exams/ ]
– old UBC Law exams are available at this Law Library website
– NO answers are available for the exams; only the last 3 years are available
– UBC Law does not have access to NCA exams
• Martindale-Hubbell International Law Digest (print only) [http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?dbcn=AEW-1903 ]
for Canada or British Columbia. There is a table of contents providing an overview of the areas of law covered.
Using this source, it is also possible to compare Canadian or BC law with that of another country by checking Martindale-Hubbell International Law Digest or to compare the law of an American state using Martindale-Hubbell Law Digest
Revised January 13, 2015