By Kelly Laycock
Have you been on our website lately? We’ve got lots of great resources available to our members through the password-protected Members’ Section. Here is a sample of some of our most popular legal research subscriptions.
An authoritative and comprehensive source for legislation, cases, commentary, forms, precedents and current events. Check out the following useful CCH guides:
Canada Law Book’s Criminal Spectrum database includes several criminal law textbooks, the Canadian Criminal Cases, a comprehensive collection of full-text unreported decisions, Weekly Criminal Bulletin case summaries, topical indexes, a case citator and search templates.
Another great database from Canada Law Book, DART has digests of judgments from the Western provinces dating back to 1980, plus a number of subject indices.
The Law Society Library’s agreement with LexisNexis Canada Inc. gives access to all law firms of 10 members or less, some conditions apply.
Published by Canada Law Book, the online version of the popular O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms is a comprehensive source of Canadian legal forms and precedents. It includes thousands of regularly updated legal documents that can be customized to individual needs. The Law Society currently subscribes to the following online volumes:
New to the Law Society Library, rangefinder is a tool to help lawyers and judges find criminal sentencing ranges in seconds instead of hours. Click a few tags that describe the kinds of cases you’re looking for and rangefindr tells you what kind of sentences were imposed in those cases. One more click and you can review the judgments themselves. Try it out!
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