Book News

News and developments in legal publishing relevant to Osgoode Library

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Osgoode Hall Law Library is constantly adding new titles to our collection, both electronically and in print. Check out the list of our recent acquisitions here - https://researchguides.library.yorku.ca/lawlibrarynewacquisitions If you would like to receive email notifications when titles are added to the Law Library, you can subscribe by following the link, entering your email contact […]

New Legal History Journal Subscription

The Osgoode Library now subscribes to JUS GENTIUM: Journal of International Legal History, the first issue of which has just recently been published. Jus Gentium is the first American journal dedicated to addressing the history of international law. Much of modern scholarship on the history of international law is preoccupied not with international law, but with […]

Perfect Timing

Just to give you something to look forward to when you’ve finished your exams and papers, the library will have four especially interesting-sounding books available for your reading enjoyment by April 30. First on the list is The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance and other real laws that human beings have actually dreamed up, enacted, and sometimes […]

Change of Martinus Nijhoff Imprint

Martinus Nijhoff was the name of a prestigious publishing house founded in the 19th century in The Hague. (The Dutch poet bearing the same name was a grandson of the company's founder). Martinus Nijhoff's publishing program focused on the humanities and the, with an especially strong list for law. Nijhoff's publishing record of extremely well […]

Recent International Law Acquisitions

The library has been busy lately augmenting its International Law collection. The London Review of International Law is a brand new journal from Oxford (Volume 1 Issue 1 was published September 2013) to which we now have access.  It is not available through the catalogue or eResources yet, but it will be. We have also […]

New Subscription: Children's Legal Rights Journal

The Children's Legal Rights Journal is a quarterly periodical co-edited by the ABA Center on Children and the Law and the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, in cooperation with the National Association of Counsel for Children. The journal focuses on the broad range of legal issues confronting children. Its goal is to provide practitioners in law and related […]