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Recent Arrivals

From drug-impaired driving and racial profiling to competition law and torts – here are some of our new titles and new editions:

Canadian Tort Law, 11th ed., by Linden et al. KF 1250 L562 2018 / Practice Collection, 2nd Floor.

  • The 11th edition of this leading treatise provides a thoroughly updated analysis of all aspects of tort law, with details of important appellate cases from the last five years.

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Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

A reminder that that Great Library will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 for Thanksgiving.

Friday, October 5 …………………. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday, October 6 ……………… 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday, October 7 …………………. Noon – 5:00 PM

Monday, October 8 ……………….. CLOSED

Regular library hours resume on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.


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Labour Day Weekend Hours

A reminder that that Great Library will be closed this coming Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the Labour Day long weekend.

Friday, August 31 …………………. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday, September 1 ………… CLOSED

Sunday, September 2 …………… CLOSED

Monday, September 3 …………. CLOSED

Regular library hours resume on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.


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Greatest Legal Movies

The ABA Journal recently updated its 2008 list of “The 25 Greatest Legal Movies”. The new 2018 list was again chosen by a panel of lawyers, law professors and judges. It includes all the classic courtroom dramas from Judgment at Nuremberg to 12 Angry Men, as well as newer legal-themed films, such as Spotlight (2015). This Best Picture winner follows a team of Boston Globe reporters investigating accusations of sexual abuse and cover-ups that led to criminal and civil litigation against the Roman Catholic Church.

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The British Are Leaving!

A form of Brexit is currently taking place in the Great Library’s American Room. British law reports and statutes are leaving. But not to worry – these materials are being cleaned and moved to their new location on the library’s 1st floor. Continue reading