Canadian Legal Research

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

Canadian Legal Citation

Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation = Manuel canadien de la référence juridique, 7th ed. 2010 (McGill Guide)
Law Reference KE259 .C36 2010
Earlier editions are in Law Compact Shelving: KE259 .C36 1988, 1992; 1998, 2006

Prince's Bieber Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations
Law Reference KF246 .P74 2009
Includes legal abbreviations from dozens of countries, including Canada.

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 20th ed. 2015
Law Open Reserve (Stauffer Collection) KF245 .U5
See T2, Foreign Jurisdictions, at T2.6, pp. 298-305.

The Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations is a free internet guide to legal abbreviations, searchable by title and abbreviation.

Legal Citation (from Queens University, William R. Lederman Law Library) is an online introduction to Canadian legal citation with examples of citations to cases, statutes, regulations, books, and journal articles.

Heafey Law Library Research Team