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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.

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) http://www.flsc.ca/en/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 Readings • Supreme […]

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 […]

Newspapers and News Sources

Looking for newspaper articles? Check out this site for information… http://guides.library.ubc.ca/newspapers Please note: most online resources are restricted to UBC students, faculty, staff, and visitors working in the Library.

LLMC Digital

LLMC (Law Library Microform Consortium) Digital is a collection of digital legal materials that will grow over a planned ten year period, beginning in 2003. The collection consists of U.S. federal material relating to the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government. The Foreign Jurisdictions collection includes British Columbia Statutes, British Columbia Law Reports, Canada […]

Professor Tae-Ung Baik

There is an article with UBC Law Professor Tae-Ung Baik here… Former Leftist Calls on Korean Progressives to Tackle NK Human Rights

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