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Only with vLex can you access full-text Canadian cases, the entire Irwin Law collection of legal books and the Maritime Law Book series, alongside coverage from over 100 countries, with authorities seamlessly linked across jurisdictions to enhance your legal research.
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Irwin Law E-Library
The Irwin Law book collection brings an innovative approach to legal publishing that does more than outline the current state of the law. Containing over 300 books, this collection analyses the complex issues of the day in a succinct and readable style, and in a manner that is probing and thoughtful. With a focus on Canadian law as well as some international topics, the Irwin law collection covers a wide range of practice areas.
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Updated daily, the vLex Canadian collection offers both unreported judgments and reported case law, such as the Maritime Law Book series, one of the most significant and comprehensive resources of Canadian case law available. Containing over 500,000 cases, dating back to 1876, the Canadian coverage available from vLex includes cases from the Supreme Court of Appeal and appellate courts of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, the Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Yukon. vLex offers a complete package of legal material tailored to the Canadian legal sector, with legislation, draft bills, news, legal commentary, blogs, books, and journals available within this collection.
Irwin Law Books
The Irwin Law book collection brings an innovative approach to legal publishing that does more than outline the current state of the law. Containing over 300 books and journals, this collection analyses the complex issues of the day in a succinct and readable style, and in a manner that is probing and thoughtful. With a focus on Canadian law as well as some international topics, the Irwin Law E-Library covers a wide range of practice areas, and it is exclusively available on vLex.
Irwin Law Books Archive
An archive of early publication versions from the Irwin Law book collection, suitable for practitioners who require access to older editions.
Understanding Canada Collection
Access a collection of eight specialised titles, designed to provide a greater understanding of Canada’s constitutional, political, and legal institutions. Titles available in this collection include Political Law in Canada, Canada’s Parliament: A Primer, The Senate of Canada, The Recognition of Two Official Languages in Canada, Drafting, Interpreting, and Applying Legislation, Federalism in Canada: Evolving Constitutional, Political, and Social Realities, The House of Commons of Canada, and Canadian Immigration Law.
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Common Law Books and Journals
The Common Law Books and Journals Collection provides access to an authoritative collection of vLex’s extensive common law secondary sources. The collection spans across multiple jurisdictions, and contains titles from some of the world’s leading publishers, including Gale, Georgetown Law, Edinburgh University Press, WIPO, and many more.
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