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Jon Festinger’s New Book – ‘Video Game Law’

Jon Festinger, an adjunct professor who teaches Law 449 – Media & Entertainment Law, will be launching his book, ‘Video Game Law’ Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2005 Time: 4 PM to 6 PM (presentation to start at 4:45) Place: The Media Club, 695 Cambie Street (at Georgia) Cost: $10 for members; $20 for non-members; $5 […]

New Books at the Law Library – May 2, 2005

E99.T92 K56 2003Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Kluane First Nation Final Agreement among the Government of Canada and Kluane First Nation and the Government of the Yukon (Ottawa: Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 2003). HD2741 .V65 2004 Kernaghan Webb, ed., Voluntary codes : private governance, the public interest and innovation ([Ottawa]: Carleton Research Unit […]

New Books at the Law Library – April 25, 2005

HD7256.C2 D93 2000Dianne E.G. Dyck, Disability management : theory, strategy and industry practice (Toronto: Butterworths, 2000). HD7256.C3 L42 2002 Ann Leckie & Manjit Grewal, Disability claims management, 2nd ed. (Markham: Butterworths, 2002). KA10 .L4326 2004 George Wright & Maria Wyant Stalzer Cuzzo, eds.,, The legal studies reader : a conversation & readings about law (New […]

Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1918-1981

The UBC Library has a new subscription to Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1918-1981 from WilsonWeb. This index is a bibliographic database that cumulates citations from print editions of Index to Legal Periodicals published between 1918-1981. Periodical coverage includes law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes, and government publications. Index to Legal Periodicals […]

New Court Reforms in British Columbia

Changes to court rules to improve access to court for British Columbians was announced by Attorney General Geoff Plant on March 30th, 2005, to be effective September 1st, 2005. This includes raising the financial limit for disputes in small claims court from the previous limit of $10,000 to $25,000. News Release Backgrounder

New Electronic Services

The UBC Library has new subscriptions to 3 online resources from Thompson Gale. Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926: http://resources.library.ubc.ca/969/ Provides digital images for all pages of 22,000 American and British legal treatises published between 1800 through 1926. Using full-text searching, researchers can access over 10 million pages from casebooks, local practice manuals, form […]

Upcoming Amendments to the Copyright Act

An announcement regarding upcoming amendments to Copyright legislation is here. Includes links to a backgrounder with highlights of the proposed legislation, a copy of the Joint Statement, and series of frequently asked questions.

National Committee on Accreditation (NCA)

National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) https://nca.legal/ – 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 Readings • Supreme Court of Canada [SCC] cases – are accessible from […]

Air India Ruling

The decision to acquit two Sikh men on charges of conspiracy and murder in the 1985 Air India bombing, R. v. Malik and Bagri is available from the Courts of British Columbia website here.

Passing of Professor Adam Albright

[Message from the Dean of Law at UBC] To the UBC Faculty of Law Community: The Faculty was saddened to learn of the passing away of Adam Albright, an adjunct faculty member and partner at Harris and Company. Professor Albright taught Labour Law at UBC for the past five years. He will be greatly missed […]

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