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Access to BestCase, CriminalSource and LawSource. 
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BestCase Library

Canadian law reports, including criminal cases, Dominion Law Reports, and Labour Arbitration Cases. Also includes reported decisions, original court judgments, and unreported cases.


Canadian legislation, case law, and law reports, as well as legal journal articles and commentary.


Canadian criminal case law, criminal and related legislation, law reports and digests, and expert legal commentary. Also includes annotated Criminal Codes (Tremeer's and Crankshaw's).
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Applied Legal Studies, Criminology, Law, Public Policy, Urban Studies 
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