Courthouse Libraries

At the Courthouse Library, we serve the legal community, the judiciary and the public of BC. We are funded by the Law Foundation of BC, a non-profit foundation that funds legal projects and programs that benefit the BC public, as well as the Law Society of BC, the organization that regulates lawyers in our province. Our mission is to help lawyers and the community find and use legal information.

August 2019

Genres of Future Law

Courthouse Libraries BC is increasingly looking at ways to catalog legal technology innovations (speculative or otherwise), and distill meaning from the numerous conversations around the future of...

April 2019

Defogging Administrative Law

The boundaries between private law and administrative law is a “terrain of shifting sands” – as author David Mullan puts it in his primer, Administrative Law, (Irwin Law 2001). This book is...

December 2018

Education Law Readings

Education law is complex and wide-ranging. It requires extensive awareness of how boards, parents, teachers and students (not to mention donors, religious bodies, real estate developers, and even...

October 2018

A TRC Reading List

If law is the sum of its codes and all resulting precedents, is a law library the sum of its curatorial program and the texts in its collection? Part of CLBC’s organizational response to the Truth...