I was asked to retrieve list of cases recently which reminded me about CanLex. As I wrote on Slaw a couple of years ago, CanLex is a website that hosts some Open API’s which offer tools that marry CanLII’s Content with LexUM’s Technologies.
I like using the Reflex-API which lets you plug in a list of neutral citations and create an HTML output file with links back to CanLII. It is a quick way to gather a hyperlinked list of material to then download or print.
This week’s tip is to use tools to make research gathering tasks faster and easier. Click the submit a tip link in the footer of this blog to share your tips.