Irish Law for an Irish Day

In honour of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve created a pared-down primer of the best free sources of Irish law, followed by links to a few, perhaps more interesting, Irish legal websites.

The focus of our post today is the Republic of Ireland. For sources covering the law of Northern Ireland,  see the Great Library’s general guide, Where to Find UK and Irish Law.

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Early 20th Century Ontario Law Reporting: A Brief Look Back

While full-text judgments are available today in multiple digital and print sources, this was certainly not the case in the early days of Ontario legal publishing. The number of regularly published law reports was small, and the cases they included were selective and primarily from the appellate courts.  

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Losing the Breadcrumb Trail – Tracing Legislation without Source Notes

In our previous blog post Following the Breadcrumbs, we walked you through how to use source notes to trace legislation back to its inception. But what happens when these source notes disappear, and you no longer have a trail of breadcrumbs to follow?

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