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.

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) – 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… 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

New Zealand Postgraduate Law e-Journal

Check out The New Zealand Postgraduate Law e-Journal (NZPGLeJ) This is New Zealand’s first publication dedicated entirely to postgraduate legal research.

Free Anti-Virus Software

ITServices is pleased to offer Sophos Anti-Virus to all registered UBC students, staff and faculty for free, and can be downloaded using their Software Download Site. You will need a CWL login in order to access this site. If you do not have a CWL login, and are a registered UBC student or a staff […]

CanLII’s Eliisa Search Engine

CanLII has some exciting new changes! For those of you who have not looked at the site recently, please visit to try out the new search engine – Eliisa. CanLII’s Eliisa is now faster and lets you: • search by neutral citation; • note up every decision with a neutral citation; • use checkboxes […]

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