Law Day, held in commemoration of the signing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, will take place on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Presented by the Manitoba Bar Association and the Manitoba Department of Justice, the Law Courts themselves will be open to the public for tours, mock trials, debates, presentations and demonstrations (including demonstrations by a drug detector dog).
The library itself will be open for viewing, although no library staff will be available that day.
If you’d like to know more about Law Day Winnipeg, please check out the Manitoba Bar Association’s website. Admission is free, and if you require disability accommodation, they ask that you e-mail them directly to the e-mail listed on the previous link provided.
The latest — and last! — physical copy of the Ottawa Law Review is now available in the library. Going forward we will no longer be carrying physical copies but, all issues of Ottawa L Rev are available for free via CanLII.
The contents of Vol. 48 No. 1 are:
- Omnibus Bills: Constitutional Constraints and Legislative Liberations by Adam M. Dodek
- Proportionality as a Moral Process: Reconceiving Judicial Discretion and Mandatory Minimum Penalties by Lauren Witten
- Revisiting the Open Court Principle in an Era of Online Publication: Questioning Presumptive Public Access to parties’ and Witnesses’ Personal Information by Jacquelyn Burkell and Jane Bailey
Please note the above list is only the English written articles in OLR; the rest of the articles in this issue are in French.
Other law journals that are available on CanLII that may be of interest include: Alberta Law Review, Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies, and Appeal: Review of Current Law and Law Reform. Check CanLIIDocs for the full list of secondary sources.
Vol. 37, No. 1 of the Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal has just arrived.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
From the Law Reports
- Release of Lawyer’s Will File by Kimberly Kuntz and Louise Hamill
- Disputes over Parental Care when the Dutiful Child wants to be Paid by Ruth M. Corbin and Barry S. Corbin
- Testamentary Freedom and Public Policy in Canada by Ed Esposto
- Conflict of Laws and the Right of a Minor or Minor’s Guardian to Payment/Transfer of a Movable Gift by Will by K. Thomas Grozinger
- Pension Fund Investment and Climate Change: A Legal Imperative by Krupa Kotecha
- More on 104(24): when are amounts “payable” “to” a beneficiary? by Joel Nitikman
If you would like to receive a copy of any of these articles, please contact the us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The March 2018 edition of the Family Law Update has been published. Selected contents include:
- Applying the Right Legal Test for Summary Judgment: MBCA
- Appellate Correction of Interim Variation Order Warranted: MBCA
- Unprofessional Procedural Breaches Can Attract Costs Sanctions: MBCA
- Parental Alienation Decision Upheld: MBCA
- Post-Pronouncement Conduct Relevant in Awarding Costs: MBQB
- Homestead Rights, Life Estates, and Partition and Sale: MBQB
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HeinOnline just announced an upgrade to their Manitoba legislative content – all annual statutes from 1817 to 2016. Their collection also includes consolidated and/or revised statutes up to 1954. Unfortunately, it doesn’t include the 1970 or the 1987 RSM … yet. That’s next on my content request list.
Read the full news here in HeinOnline’s April 2018 newsletter.