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Calgary Statement on Free Access To Legal Information

CanLII’s Colin Lachance points to the Council of Canadian Academic Law Library Directors’ Calgary Statement on Free Access to Legal Information.  The statement urges all Canadian law schools, courts, legislatures, and governments to commit to electronic publication and urges faculty members to use Creative Commons licensing for their scholarship.

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June 29, 2011 Comments are Disabled News

CanLII Seeks to Defend Legal Research as Fair Dealing

The Canadian Legal Information Institute has joined with the Federation of Law Societies of Canada to file a motion seeking leave to intervene in SOCAN v. Bell, the copyright case that will examine the scope of research within fair dealing. If CanLII’s application is accepted, it plans to argue: The […]

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May 17, 2011 4 comments News

CanLII Seeking New President

CanLII, a leader in free access to law, is seeking a new President.  If you’re interested, please apply (I’m a CanLII board member).

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December 22, 2010 1 comment News

CanLII Board of Directors Appointment

I am honoured to be a new board member of CanLII, the Canadian Legal Information Institute.  Maintained by the Federation of Law Societies, CanLII is focused on free access to law.

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October 28, 2010 Comments are Disabled News

CanLII Launches ScanLII

The Canadian Legal Information Institute has announced the first results from an important new project dubbed ScanLII.  It appears that ScanLII will attempt to the fill the very large gaps in the freely available Supreme Court jurisprudence online.  They’ve scanned 200 decisions dating back to 1976 with more to come.

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February 28, 2006 Comments are Disabled News