With new innovations in technology, and changes in how we access information, it is important to be aware of what new problems and solutions are out there. The Law Library can help keep you up-to-date with new texts, online materials, newsletters, and current awareness resources. Displayed here is a collection of current texts and resources to help keep you informed, as well as a few past publications showing the importance and evolution of technology.
Digital evidence : a practitioner’s handbook by Gerald Chan
Sookman: Computer, internet and electronic commerce law
Yearbook of law, computers and technology.
Computer, Internet and electronic Commerce Terms
Doing business on-line : advising clients on the legal issues
Companies Online – A Live System Demonstration
Computer Law, George Takach
Cyberlibel : Information Warfare in the 21st Century? David Potts
Courts, Litigants, and the Digital Age — 2 ed. : Law, Ethics, and Practice, Karen Eltis
Also be sure to check out the resources behind the Member’s portal including access to these recently updated journals on HeinOnline:
John Marshall Journal of Information Technology and Privacy Law
European Data Protection Law Review (EDPL)
Berkeley Technology Law Journal
Keep up to date with these Publications and Events Law Society of Manitoba Communique including articles on Cyber Scams and Practice Management Software ABA Techshow
The library has added the following books to its print collection and are now available for loan:
Impaired Driving in Canada The Charter Cases, by Justice Joseph F. Kenkel – 4th ed. KF 2231 .K463 2019 This book offers an examination of relevant Charter issues and cases, touching on everything from roadside investigation, right to counsel and testing at the station/hospital, through to disclosure, trial preparation and Charter procedure at trial. It also includes a chapter on the legal framework for constitutional challenges to the Bill C-46 legislation.
Canadian Contract Law, by Angela Swan, Jakub Adamski, Annie Y. Na – 4th ed. KF 801 .S93 2018 Provides access to leading Canadian contract cases. Expert commentary and analysis focuses on recent developments in the law and on how courts have treated and interpreted contracts as a whole.
Taxation of Business Organizations in Canada, by David G. Duff, Geoffrey Loomer – 2nd ed. KF 6499 .ZA2 .D83 2019 Covering topics from partnership taxation and corporate income taxation, to the taxation of corporate distributions and shareholder benefits and loans, as well as corporate reorganizations, this book is the go-to resource for the most up-to-date case law, commentary and analysis.
Non-Citizens in Canada Status and Rights, by Emily Carasco – 2nd ed. KF 4483 .I5 C37 2019 This timely immigration law guidebook addresses an important legal topic – the legal status of non-citizens in Canada. For the first time, an entire text has been devoted to this increasingly significant area within immigration law and policy.
Torts A Guide for the Perplexed, By G.H.L. Fridman KF 1250 .F853 2017 In this book, Fridman presents an informative background to the law of torts so it can be better understood and appreciated by those who may find themselves somewhat confused as to its true nature and scope.
The Law of Product Warnings and Recalls in Canada, by Douglas Harrison, Alex Colangelo – 2nd ed. KF 3945 .H37 2019 This book will help any Canadian company that manufactures and/or sells a product to understand relevant recall and warning laws, and to employ best practices and risk management strategies to avoid product liability.
The Law of Search & Seizure in Canada, by James A. Fontana, David Keeshan – 1th ed. KF9630 .F6 2019 Much cited by Canadian courts at all levels, this seminal volume clearly lays out the intricate legal framework that governs the issuance, execution and review of search warrants, and the rules limiting warrantless activities by state agents.
Law is a Buyer’s Market: Building a Client-First Law Firm, by Jordan Furlong KF 315 .F87 2017 When clients change their purchasing patterns, law firms need to change their approach. Law Is A Buyer’s Market will help you adapt to the new legal market and lead your firm into the future of law.
The Law of Bailment by Robert Tanha Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2020 The Death of a Butterfly : Mental Health Court Diaries Researching Legislative Intent : A Practical Guide by Susan Barker and Erica Anderson
The Isaac Pitblado lectures are an annual series of lectures in honour of the life and work of Isaac Pitblado, an important figure in Manitoba’s legal profession.
Presented here are a selection of lectures ranging from the beginnings in 1960 up until the present day. It gives an idea of the wide range of topics covered in lectures; from estate planning and income tax law, through the changes of technology and legislation, up to current topics such as access to justice and the future of the legal profession.
The next Isaac Pitblado Lecture is taking place on November 8 at the Fort Garry Place Conference Centre, entitled “Capacity to Decide: Planning for Death and Dying”