Encyclopedia of Law and Society Covers important knowledge about law and society from an interdisciplinary perspective.
CanLII - is a non-profit organization that has been engaged by the law societies of Canada that are members of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada to establish, operate, maintain and provide to the law societies a website dedicated to providing continuous access to a virtual library of Canadian legal information.
The Courts of Canada - this link provides a highly detailed listing of the Courts of Canada and the acronyms used to describe them
Using Keywords in Databases Try using the following terms when searching our databases: Law, Canon law, Culture and law, Justice, International law, Environmental law, Statutes, Technology and law, Legislation, Jurisprudence, Public relations and law, Procedure (Law), Formalities (Law), Law -- Canadian, etc
The following are examples of book resources available to WLU students, faculty and staff;
- "Understanding law and society" by Max Travers (Abingdon : Routledge) 2010 (e-book)
- "Conducting law and society research: reflections on methods and practices" by Halliday and Schmidt (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 2009 (K85 .H35)
- "The handbook of law and society" by Sarat and Ewick (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwill) 2015 (e-book)
- "Classic writings in law and society" by A. Javier Trevino (New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers) c2011 (K370. C56 2011)
- "Canadian law: an introduction" by Neil Boyd (Toronto: Nelson Thomson Learning) c2002 (KE444. B69 2002) Also try browsing the book stacks! See how the beginning of many of these call numbers start with K? Go to the library and browse those shelves for additional book suggestions.
- The Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation or the McGill Guide -located in WLU Brantford Collection (KE259.C36 2014)
- The Canadian Legal Research and Writing Guide
- The Queen’s University Library’s guide to Legal Citation
- Canadian Citation Committee Case Naming Guidelines
- Canadian Citation Committee: The Preparation, Citation and Distribution of Canadian Decisions
- Courts of Canada – legal abbreviations
- Simon Fraser University “How to find legal cases by citation”
- Carleton University library’s guide on "Using Uniform Legal Citation"
- The University of British Columbia "Law - Legal Citation Guide" (includes in-text citation examples)