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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.

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UBC Response to Indian Ocean Rim (Tsunami) Disaster

For information about UBC’s response to the Indian Ocean Rim (Tsunami) Disaster, how one can help, and to report faculty, staff or students impacted, please go to http://newview.ubc.ca/tsunami/. This is the central point for UBC communication regarding the Indian Ocean Rim disaster. The page will be updated as information becomes available.

Dean Curtis’ Recommended Readings

Curtis, G.F. “Stare Decisis at Common Law in Canada” (1978), 12 U.B.C. L. Rev. l. LAW LIBRARY Reserve collection Call Number: K1.B75 U55 Electronic access to this article via Hein Online Willis, J. Statute Interpretation in a Nutshell, (1938) 16 Can Bar Rev. 1. LAW LIBRARY journals: Call Number: K1.C35 B37 Spencer, Harold. Some principles […]

Snow Information

In the event of extreme snow conditions, listen to local radio stations for information or check the UBC Web site. See also the UBC Policy on Disruption of Classes / Services by Snow. [From http://www.ubc.ca/]

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).

VPN (Virtual Private Network) – Accessing Library Resources Off-Campus

VPN (Virtual Private Network) The UBC Library is hoping that most users will be using VPN as their primary method for accessing Library resources from off-campus (as an alternative to using the proxy server). VPN is a service provided by ITServices. Advantages • once a network connection is established, the user is essentially “on campus” […]

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, […]

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