Case Law

 

Impressive Quebec and Canadian corpus

Search within a collection of over 2 million decisions rendered by the courts of Canada, Quebec and other provinces and territories using CAIJ’s UNIK search engine. As a member, you also have access to case law from the:

  • Administrative tribunals of Quebec, particularly decisions by the Régie du logement
  • French Regime, i.e. the beginning of French colonization
  • International organizations and tribunals, as well as
  • Other countries, such as France, UK and USA.

For the cost of $5 per document, receive by e-mail documents or portions of a book in accordance with the terms of the Copyright Act.  Contact us!

Online and remote access to case law

 

Refined searches using tribunal filters

Use the filters of CAIJ’s UNIK search engine to rapidly reduce your results. You will then be able to focus your legal research on jurisdictions and tribunals slected from the in-depth case law coverage offered by CAIJ.

Example : Tribunal filter = Supreme Court

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La référence

 

 

This database gives you access to full texts of Quebec and federal decisions. To simplify your research process, you can also access:

  • History of previous decisions
  • Judicial treatment (follow-up, distinguished, etc.)
  • Links to other decisions and secondary sources citing the consulted decision
  • Summary and indexing for the most interesting decisions

If you are a member of one of the following regional bars: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Arthabaska, Bas-Saint-Laurent–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Bedford, Côte-Nord, Laurentides-Lanaudière, Mauricie, Richelieu, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean or Saint-François, you benefit from free of charge exclusive remote access from CAIJ’s website.

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HeinOnline

 

 

Remote access to full-text versions of certain decisions from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, including:

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Lexbase

 

 

Free of charge remote access to full-text decisions from France, the European Union and other countries, as well as legal news journals.

Case law in co-working libraries

Databases accessible from co-working libraries’ workstations

 

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AliForm

 

 

You will find abstracts, full texts and annotations regarding child support.

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Bulletin de jurisprudence des cours municipales du Québec

 

 

Summaries and full texts of unpublished decisions rendered from 1993 to 2012 by municipal courts.

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CHRR Online (Canadian Human Rights Reporter)

 

 

Access human rights case law from across Canada.

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Decisia

 

 

Arbitration awards in the education sector, including executives. Includes interpretation and classification awards, Pension Plan Decisions (CARRA), as well as appeal decisions from the courts.

Available in Montreal, Quebec, Gatineau, Laval, Longueuil, Sherbrooke and St-Jérôme.

If you need information regarding this database and you cannot easily access it, contact us!

 

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Lexis Advance

 

 

Consult many case law collections from Quebec, Canada, other provinces as well as from many other countries such as France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

To simplify your searches, you can also access:

  • History of previous decisions
  • Judicial treatment (follow-up, distinguished, etc.)
  • Links to other decisions and secondary sources citing the consulted decision
  • Summary and indexing for many decisions
    • The Canada Digest
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Recherche juridique (SOQUIJ)

 

Quebec decisions, some summarized, from Quebec and federal courts, as well as decisions from other provincial and territorial courts of appeal.

To simplify your searches, you can also access:

  • History of previous decisions
  • Judicial treatment (follow-up, distinguished, etc.)
  • Links to other decisions and secondary sources citing the consulted decision
  • Summary and indexing for the most interesting decisions

You can also consult l’Express, a legal newsletter covering the areas of civil, administrative, criminal, labour and employment law.

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SAG Plus

 

 

Summaries of decisions on grievance arbitration, selection of arbitral awards made between 1986 and 1993 and all arbitration awards made since 1994 in the private and municipal sectors, except the education and social affairs sectors.

Available in Montreal only.

If you need information regarding this database and you cannot easily access it, contact us!

 

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Sentar

 

 

Summaries and texts of arbitration awards in the health sector, for employees and executives. Includes interpretation guides for collective agreements.

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Taxnet Pro

 

 

Case law and government documents in Quebec and federal tax and revenue law.

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Case law resources in print in our co-working libraries

Historical resources can sometimes be difficult to find. Feel free to contact the CAIJ team to make use of the document retrieval service.

Canada and Quebec :

  • Judicial Committee of the Privy Council – Canadian Affairs (1833-1949)
  • Supreme Court of Canada (since 1875)
  • Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal (1875-2013 including the Exchequer Court)
  • Tax Court of Canada (since 1920, including previous tribunals)
  • Martial Courts of Canada (Since 1972)
  • Military Courts
  • Court of Appeal of Québec (1974-2013)
  • King’s or Queen’s Bench (1852-1973)
  • Superior Court (1849-2013)
  • Court of Quebec (1988-2012)
  • Court of the Sessions of the Peace (1979-1988)
  • Provincial Court (1962-1988; integrated into CQ; 1869-1962 Magistrates Court)
  • All of Quebec, including Lower Canada and the French Regime
  • Other countries
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International law and law of other countries in co-working libraries

CAIJ has an extensive collection of case law in French and British law as well as from other Commonwealth countries.

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LexisNexis Quicklaw

 

Case law from the United Kingdom, France, Australia and other countries.