Law Library Blog

The Law Library Blog provides up-to-date information regarding services, events, resources, and news relevant to the Law Library at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver.

Careers in Law: Annotated Bibliography

The UBC Law Library has a new guide available at http://guides.library.ubc.ca/lawcareers providing an annotated bibliography for law students and graduates investigating non-traditional positions that do not directly involve the practice of law (such as in fields of business, publishing, real estate, the arts, education, social services, and countless other areas).

Recent SCC Decisions

Haida Nation v. British Columbia (Minister of Forests), 2004 SCC 73 November, 18 2004, No 29419 http://www.canlii.org/ca/cas/scc/2004/2004scc73.html Crown — Honour of Crown — Duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal peoples — Whether the Crown has duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal peoples prior to making decisions that might adversely affect their as yet unproven Aboriginal […]

Dr. Ivan Head

Message from Dean Mary Anne Bobinski – 11/2/2004 5:13:08 PM Faculty, Staff, and students of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Ivan Head, who succumbed to cancer on Monday, November 11, 2004, at 74 years of age. Dr. Head was a distinguished UBC legal scholar, […]

Privacy & the USA Patriot Act

Privacy & the USA Patriot Act – Implications for British Columbia Public Sector Outsourcing http://www.oipcbc.org/sector_public/usa_patriot_act/patriot_act.htm Earlier this year the Information and Privacy Commissioner invited submissions on two questions relating to possible implications of the USA Patriot Act for outsourcing of public services by public bodies in British Columbia… On October 29, 2004, the Information and […]

Mary Anne Bobinski, Dean & Five New Faculty Appointments

Dean Mary Anne Bobinski is featured Volume 62 Part 5 of the September 2004 edition of the Advocate or online (pages 657-659). This article is written by UBC law professor, Janis Sarra. It is currently available in the unbound journal area of the Reserve Room. An article about the Five New Faculty Appointments (Natasha Affolder, […]

Updated – Dagmar Bonkowski

Message from Sandra Wilkins Dear All, It is with great regret and deep sadness that I advise you of Dagmar Bonkowski

New Treaties Section

The Law Library website has revised its Treaties links. To access these new links, go to the Law Library website, click on “Treaties” under the Legal Websites & Databases heading. There is also a new “Guide to Treaty Research (in PDF format),” which can be accessed on the Law Library website by clicking “Research Guides” […]