Did you know the Library's web site has links to online research tutorials? We have just added some new webcasts on ethics, tax and municipal law research. Scroll down to find additional webcasts on a variety of research topics.
Watch the webcasts page - in the next couple of months as we will be adding more. As always, suggestions for video research guide topics are most welcome.
For a quick overview of legal news from around the
world, keep Jurist’s
World Legal News page in mind. The page offers headlines
and introductions to the latest in world legal developments, with links to the
LOC's Kelly Buchanan recently posted: "effective January 6, 2014, the PDF version of all legislation enacted
since 2008, and the PDF of the latest version of the majority of prior
legislation, which is published on the New Zealand Legislation website is now
considered to be an official
version. This means that, in accordance with the Legislation Act 2012, all courts must now take judicial notice of the online version (or a printout of the PDF) of an act or legislative instrument
without requiring further proof of its accuracy, unless the contrary is shown.
The requirements for the official electronic version of legislation (as well as
printed versions) were set out in the Legislation (Official Versions) Regulations 2013 and include
that the front page must contain the New Zealand Coat
Click here to read more of her post concerning this exciting development!
Hat tip In
Custodia Legis Blog for Library of Congress
If you are interested in a bi-weekly publication that provides life sciences industry regulation, policy and law, take a look at BNA's Life Sciences Law & Industry Report. The Report also contains coverage of federal/ state and major international legislation as well as standards concerning the life sciences industry. Dates of coverage are from March 16, 2007 to the present.
To access the Life Sciences Law & Industry Report (BNA):
Go to the Library's home page, click "Online Resources"
Click the "Health Law/Medicine" link
Scroll down to "Life Sciences Law & Industry Report (BNA)"
(a.k.a. - legal stuff I have to say on advice of counsel)
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