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Environmental Law

A LibGuide on environmental law.

Links & Tasks


Key Canadian Environmental Law Resources

For many of these items, copies of the most current edition are in the Reserve Collection on the 2nd floor.

Older editions are often available in the stacks (3-week loan) on the 1st floor.


Canadian Abridgment

After identifying key terms and concepts, you are ready to identify relevant caselaw. The Canadian Abridgment (2nd floor, aisle 34) is a key research tool for identifying cases. It is a digest service which arranges the abstracts of cases reported by topics in alphabetical order.

Each volume includes a list of all the abbreviations used, a list of all the cases cited, then a detailed table of contents. If you have identified your topic areas, you should be able to locate cases indexed under that topic. If the abstract seems useful, you may use the citation information to locate this case in print or in a database.