For Queen's Law students only. It contains Canadian court cases, tribunal cases, legislation, commentary, services, and journals. It also has a large selection of foreign law, particularly British and American. To access training materials, go to the LexisNexis Canada Virtual Training Site .
Contains Canadian, American, British, French, Hong Kong and Australian cases, legislation, and some commentary. Highlights include Halsbury's Laws of Canada, Halsbury's Laws of England, and some Canadian legal textbooks.
For Queen's Law students only: contains Canadian caselaw, Canadian legislation, the Index to Canadian Legal Literature, the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest (Canada's legal encyclopedia), the Canadian Abridgment, and more. To access training materials, go to their Customer Learning Centre.
Free, practical legal information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. CLEO's work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As a community legal clinic and part of Ontario's legal aid system, they work in partnership with other legal clinics and community organizations across the province. *A good starting point for members of the public*
Selected unofficial English translations of decisions originally rendered in French from Court of Appeal of Quebec, the Superior Court of Quebec, the Court of Quebec, the Human Rights Tribunal, and the Professions Tribunal.
Increasing the number of important court decisions that are available in both official languages in all Canadian provinces and territories is fundamental to ensure real access to justice. To that end, the CTTJ has obtained, from the Department of Justice Canada, through their Access to Justice in Both Official Languages Support Fund, the funding for an important project entitled “Translation of Important Unilingual Court Decisions in the Other Official Language”. Currently, this project focuses primarily on the areas of criminal law and family law.
Trial transcripts and other critical court documents, and also trial-related resources such as monographs which analyze and debate the decisions of famous trials. It also includes biographies of many of the greatest trial lawyers in history. This collection delivers previously hard-to-obtain historical content.
Search for civil and criminal cases before Ontario Superior Courts. Information available includes amount of lawsuit, next court date, and the date the lawsuit began. You will be prompted to create both a ONe-key account and then an Ontario Justice Account.
contains the following: Conventions, Legislation (Model laws and National laws), Rules of International and Regional Institutions, Case Law (Court decisions, Awards), Commentary, Organizations, Countries, Bilateral Investment Treaties, Events, Newsletter.
contains summaries of Charter cases heard by the Supreme Court of Canada that are linked to the full-text decisions. This database is browsable, or it can be searched by Charter section, Charter issue, case name or citation, or date range.
The National Class Action Database gives easy access to court documents for class action lawsuits currently underway across the country.
The database assists lawyers, courts and the public with the challenges presented by multi-jurisdictional class actions and reduces uncertainty for those presumptively included in more than one class action and subject to conflicting court judgements. It also informs counsel about the size and composition of class membership in a given class action, and judges on the class member’s bound by their decisions.
Please note that the database does not provide a comprehensive listing of all class action lawsuits, since it’s a voluntary initiative.
(from Hein Online) - contains the current constitution for every country and substantial constitutional histories of the United Kingdom, France, and other countries. It also has more than 800 classic books about constitutional law, with specific chapters tied to specific countries, links to scholarly articles about constitutional development and to online resources related to political development, and a bibliography of selected constitutional books.
This searchable e-book covers the evolution of the American criminal justice system. The Almanac (volumes 1 & 2) examines key topics. Biographies (v. 3) includes entries on important figures. Primary Sources (v. 4) contains many documents, from the Sherman Antitrust Law and the Harrison Narcotic Drug Act to Eleanor Roosevelt's letter against lynching and the Report on Lawlessness in Law Enforcement.
Employment, Labour & Occupational Health and Safety
(formerly Labour Spectrum) - Full text of Brown & Beatty's Canadian Labour Arbitration (4th); full text of cases from Labour Arbitration Cases (1st series to current). Once you login, you'll find "Labour Source" on the right hand menu.
A database of over 2700 Canadian wrongful dismissal cases. Select the relevant key factors — jurisdiction, age, occupation, and years of service — and it will show you what the courts have awarded in similar circumstances by displaying cases that meet the criteria, the notice period awarded in each, plus the overall average.
A large collection of legal forms and precedents, covering a range of legal topics. Our online subscription includes:
Division 1 - Commercial and General
Division 2 - Corporations
Division 6 - Family Law (Ontario)
Division 7 - Labour Relations & Employment
Division 8 - Court Forms (Ontario)
Division 10 - Computers and Information Technology
(International Committee of the Red Cross) This free database is divided into two parts. Part I offers a comprehensive analysis of the customary rules of IHL deemed applicable to international and non-international armed conflict. Part II contains a summary of state practice relating to most aspects of IHL, as expressed in national legislation, military manuals, official statements and case law, and the practice of entities such as international organizations and international courts and tribunals.
This free database includes over 25,000 decisions of international courts and tribunals, over 30,000 treaties and international agreements (including the League of Nations and UN Treaty Series), international law journals, and law reform materials. The LawCite citator tracks where international cases, treaties, and law journal articles have been cited.
The Lecture Series contains a permanent collection of lectures of enduring value on virtually every subject of international law given by leading international law scholars and practitioners from different regions, legal systems, cultures and sectors of the legal profession.
Virtually all of the unrestricted records of the United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC), including its Far Eastern and Pacific Sub-Commission, and its three committees. Virtually all of the unrestricted records of the United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC), including its Far Eastern and Pacific Sub-Commission, and its three committees.
Oxford Public International Law (OPIL) is a comprehensive, single location providing integrated access across Oxford's international law services to authoritative content, essential for anyone working in international law.
Access historical Statutes of Canada and Revised Statutes of Canada in an online, fully-searchable .pdf format. Search across the full text of all Acts, narrow your search to a specific year, or search across just the Tables or Table of Contents within each volume.
Includes the following: Ontario Sessional Papers 1868-1947; Ontario Bills as Enacted 1975-2007; Ontario Bills 1867-1997; Ontario Regulations 1944-2007; Revised Regulations of Ontario 1960-1990; Statutes of Ontario 1981-1998; Revised Statutes of Ontario 1881-1990; Ontario Budgets 1868-1995; Ontario Expenditure Estimates 1871-1929; Province of Ontario - Vital Statistics 1877-1989; Public Accounts of Ontario 1868-1998; Report of the Minister of Education, Ontario 1867-1960.
Created by Annette Demers at the University of Windsor's Law Library, this searches the Canadian Army Journal, Army Lessons Learned Bulletin, Army Lessons Learned Dispatches, Canadian Forces College Papers, Canadian Forces College Review, Canadian Military Journal, Canadian Naval Review, Jane's Information Group, Canadian Army News, Canadian Defence Academy Publications, Chief Military Judge Documents, Chief of Defence Staff Publications, National Defence Key Documents, Judge Advocate General Publications, The Maple Leaf, Military Police Complaints Commission Documents, and National Defence News Archives.
Full-text LSUC CLE/CPD articles since 2004 can be searched and previewed. Articles dated earlier than 18 months ago can be downloaded free of charge while more recent ones cost between $25 and $35. If considering buying an article, check with a law librarian to see if we have free access to it another way.
The Canadian Law Symposia Index lists the contents of collections of papers presented at seminars, continuing legal education workshops, and other legal symposia since January 1986. The authors, titles, and subjects of individual papers are listed, making it possible to locate research papers which are not normally indexed in traditional legal bibliographies. This source is a companion source to the Index to Canadian Legal Literature.
Contains more than 1,200 law and law-related periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue published for all periodicals and goes up to the most current issue allowed based on contracts with publishers.
( through HeinOnline) Provides access to legal literature worldwide, covering all forms of foreign (non-Anglo-American) law. This includes comparative law and legal systems, such as Islamic law; socialist law; public and private international law; and transnational commercial law. The data is not limited by country of publication, but rather by type of publication. Thus, while publications concerning British and American law are not included, British and American publications concerning foreign law are included.
The most complete index of English language legal information with international coverage and access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews, and more.
Indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It also includes annual surveys of the laws of a jurisdiction, annual surveys of the federal courts, yearbooks, annual institutes, and annual reviews of the work in a given field.
Sourced from the world's foremost law libraries, this archive covers nearly every aspect of American and British law and encompasses a range of analytical, theoretical, and practical literature for research in US and British legal history. It features a fully searchable database of approximately 10 million pages and more than 21,000 works.
Up-to-date coverage of the Canadian Tax Journal, Journee d'etudes fiscales, Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, Annual Conference Report, Corporate Management Conference Report, Regional Conferences, and Selected Pre-1991 articles. You can download a copy of the help manual for TaxFind here.
Instant access to the latest issue of Inside U.S. Trade. Multi-year archive of back issues, featuring every story published in Inside U.S. Trade since 1993. Daily news updates on critical trade issues as they develop. Around the World - a document retrieval service, featuring over 35,000 trade-related documents, with dozens more added every week. These include policy papers, WTO decisions, draft and final regulations, court decisions, legislation, and many other types of information of immediate interest. They remain a part of an ever-expanding library of trade information that can be searched, read and printed.
A searchable database of basic information on over 1,500 of the most significant multilateral treaties from 1856 to the present, with details of where the full text of each treaty may be obtained in paper and, if available, electronic form on the Internet.
(via HeinOnline) - contains the Federal Register Indexes, the Code of Federal Regulations, the United States Government Manual, the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, and selected acts and regulations.
Contents: Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited With the Secretary-General, United Nations Treaty Series, Texts of Recently Deposited Multilateral Treaties, Titles in the UN Official Languages. Also includes a Treaty Reference Guide.