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Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 technology  research  practice

A Research Tip

  • Research & Writing

Today’s Tip: Check with the media.

If you’re trying to find the text of a judgment that has just been released and it is not on the relevant court’s website, check the websites of the Globe and Mail and National Post. They will quite often scan in the court judgment (assuming the case is important enough) and link to it from the relevant news story.

Globe and Mail
National Post

This tip is from Susannah Tredwell, Library Manager, Lawson Lundell LLP in Vancouver, BC. Follow her on twitter or come and see her speak at the Canadian Association of Law Libraries Conference in May. Susannah also writes a column for Slaw.

One comment on Recent Decisions Sources

  1. Sarah says:

    CBC also occasionally links to decisions that they’ve uploaded to their Scribd account:

    http://www.scribd.com/CBCPolitics

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