Canadian Legal Research

This guide is an introduction to Canadian legal materials in print and electronic format.

Case reporters

Canada Supreme Court Reports = Recueil des arrêts de la Cour Suprême du Canada
Law Compact Shelving KE140 .A24 (1970 - )
Law Remote Storage KE140 .A23 (1923 - 1970)
Also available on Hein Online, Canada Supreme Court Reports (1876 -- )

Canada Federal Court Reports = Recueil des arrêts de la Cour fédérale du Canada
Law Compact Shelving KE142 .A24 (1971 - 2003)

Canada Law Reports (Exchequer, 1952 - 1970)
Law Compact Shelving KE142 .A23

Dominion Law Reports
An unofficial reporter containing selected cases from all Canadian courts.
The current, 4th series is available in Mabie's compact shelving.
Law Compact Shelving KE132 1912
Older editions of the Dominion Law Reports are in remote storage.
Law Remote Storage KE132 1912
Indexes, annotations and tables are in compact shelving KE132.3

All England Law Reports, Canadian Supplement
Annotations and citations
Law Compact Shelving KE176 .A44 (1936 - 1976); KE 176 A441 (1977-1981)

See also lexis.com. From the main LexisNexis for Law Schools page, click on the Go to LexisAdvance button, then on the Research button. On the main lexis.com page, look for the heading Find Laws by Country or Region in the lower right-hand corner.

To access Canadian materials on Westlaw, click on International Materials, then Canada. Your Westlaw password may also work on WestlawNextCanada, the Westlaw equivalent for Canadian lawyers and law students. 

See also Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada  at the Lexum site.

Citator

Canadian Case Citations = Références jurisprudentielles canadiennes
Law Compact Shelving KE173 .C3533
[Most recent received in 2009]

Topical case reporters

Canadian Human Rights Reporter
Law Compact Shelving KE4381 .A49 C35

Canadian Native Law Reporter, (1993 - 2009)
Law Compact Shelving KE7705.8 .C36

Commercial Law Reports, (1903-1905)
Law Compact Shelving  KE1385.8 .C65

See also lexis.com. From the main LexisNexis for Law Schools page, click on the Go to LexisAdvance button, then on the Research button. On the main lexis.com page, look for the heading Find Laws by Country or Region in the lower right-hand corner.

To access Canadian materials on Westlaw , click on International Materials, then Canada. Your Westlaw password may also work on WestlawNextCanada, the Westlaw equivalent for Canadian lawyers and law students. 

Case digests

Canadian Abridgment

The Abridgment contains digests of Canadian court decisions and tools which enable you to find decisions by topic and case name. Additional components include citators, Words and Phrases, and the Index to Canadian Legal Literature.

Mabie has had print subscriptions to several components of the Abridgment:
 
Canadian Case Digests Law Compact Shelving KE173 .C35
Canadian Case Citations Law Compact Shelving KE173 .C353
Canadian Statue Citations Law Compact Shelving KE173 .C3552
Index to Canadian Legal Literature Law Reference KE1 .C352

Earlier editions of the Abridgment are in remote storage.
Law Remote Storage KE 173 C35, KE173 C34, KE173.C342, KE173 .C3422

Heafey Law Library Research Team