Archive for the ‘School of Law’ Category

On trial: Capital Monitor

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

We have Capital Monitor on trial until 1 December. Capital Monitor, from LexisNexis "...provides parliamentary, political, legislative, regulatory and judicial news and information to its subscribers almost as soon as it is available. The team are located in the Press Gallery within Parliament House in Canberra where they filter news and ...

Law Week, 11-17 May: events and resources

Monday, May 11th, 2015

National Law Week 2015 will be held from 11-17 May, to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society. The theme is "Law and Justice in your community". Knowing where to obtain information about the law can be an overwhelming experience. Law Week is about bringing information directly to ...

New law resource: WorldTradeLaw.net

Friday, February 6th, 2015

WorldTradeLaw.net offers both a free resource library of current trade news and resources, as well as a subscription service (the DSC Service). The subscription service WorldTradeLaw.net that we now have provides: a summary and analysis of all WTO reports and arbitrations; a current keyword index; a database of dispute settlement tables and statistics; and a ...

On trial: Cambridge Law Reports

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

We have Cambridge Law Reports on trial until 6 December 2014. Cambridge Law Reports offers fast and easy access to key reports, including the content of the leading International Law Reports series. The database provides users with extensive search options and a unique browse feature to quickly find required content using variables ...

On trial: Australian Privacy Law Handbook

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

We have the electronic version of the Australian Privacy Law Handbook on trial until 3 November 2014. Please take a look and send us your feedback via the quick online feedback form.   Description of resource from Presidian Legal Publications: The Australian Privacy Law Handbook provides a detailed guide to privacy laws and managing privacy ...

On trial: Brill Law eBook Collections

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

We have two Brill eBook collections - Human Rights and Humanitarian Law & International Law - on trial until 24 October 2014. Please take a look and send us your feedback via the quick online feedback form. The following areas are covered in the collections: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law eBook Collection 2010: Human ...

On trial: The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

We have The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926 on trial until 7 November 2014. Please take a look and send us your feedback via the quick online feedback form.   The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926, brings together foreign, comparative, and international titles ...

New: House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

Monday, August 11th, 2014

We now subscribe to House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP). House of Commons Parliamentary Papers includes over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688. House of Commons Parliamentary Papers delivers page images and searchable full text for each paper, along with ...

Feast day Saint Thomas More: 22 June

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Thomas More was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He opposed Henry VIII of England’s separation from the Catholic Church and in 1535 was tried for treason and beheaded. What are Patron Saints? Patron Saints are often touted as those who can intercede in heaven on our ...

Restricted access to Uni of Melbourne Law School Library: Semester 1 exam season

Monday, May 26th, 2014

From Monday May 26 to Friday, May 31 and Monday June 3 to Friday June 7 access to the Law Library will be restricted to University of Melbourne students only.  "Our students will be asked by a friendly security officer to show their  student ID cards as they enter the ...