Book News

News and developments in legal publishing relevant to Osgoode Library

New Journal: Oxford University Undergraduate Law Journal

The Oxford University Undergraduate Law Journal has recently published its inaugural edition. The Journal features submissions from undergraduates from the University of Oxford pertaining to the UK jurisdiction: this issue features a diverse array of articles, ranging from deportation to the family home. The journal will be available exclusively online, both on HeinOnline's Law Journal […]

Open Access eBook on Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Now Available on CanLII

CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute), Canada's foremost resource of freely-available legal information, and Lancaster House, the respected Canadian law publisher specializing in labour and employment law, have announced their co-operation in a joint project to enhance open access to legal commentary in Canada. For the first time, an electronic text authored by experts in the […]

Free eBooks from CALI’s eLangdell Press and the Legal Information Institute

Sarah Glassmeyer, law librarian and Director of Content Development for CALI (the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) reports in recent post on the Law Librarian Blog that CALI’s eLangdell Press has now publsihed the  Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.  The ebooks were compiled by the good folks at the Legal Information Institute at Cornell […]

HeinOnline's World Constitutions Illustrated - Update

You may not be aware of how comprehensive HeinOnline's World Consitutions Illustrated service really is. It's much more than just primary source materials. It also includes a large and growing collection (mostly historical) of scholarly monographic texts on constitutional law. With the March release, more than 2,160 books are now available. Here's just a sample […]

The Trouble with Billionaires

The Trouble with Billionaires, a new book by our own Professor Neil Brooks and Toronto Star columnist Linda McQuaig, has just published by Penguin Canada. In the book, they argue that the growth of an extremely rich elite is damaging to society, threatening the quality of life and the very functioning of democracy. You can […]

Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Vaver

The collection The Common Law of Intellectual Property: Essays in Honour of Professor David Vaver, edited by Catherine W. Ng (Lecturer in Law, University of Aberdeen), Lionel Bentley (Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Cambridge University) and our own Prof. Giuseppina D'Agostino, has just been published by Hart Publishing, Oxford. Prof. Vaver, renowned both […]

Rough Concensus and Running Code

Prof. Peer Zumbansen and his colleague, Prof. Gralf-Peter Calliess of the Faculty of Law of the Universität Bremen, have recently published Rough Concensus and Running Code: A Theory of Transnational Private Law with Hart Publishing. "Rough Consensus & Running Code is a provocative and important book. Thinking about law often is based on the assumption […]