Historical Supreme Court of Canada Judgments Now Available Online

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SCCBy Melanie Hodges Neufeld

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following statement today:

OTTAWA – In co-operation with Lexum, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce that all decisions published in the Supreme Court Reports dating back to 1876 are now available on the SCC Judgments website. Over the past 20 years, the SCC and Lexum have been working collaboratively, together with partners such as the Law Foundation of Ontario, the Law Foundation of British Columbia, the Alberta Law Foundation, the Centre d’accès à l’information juridique in Quebec, CanLII and others, to fill in gaps in the Supreme Court judgment database. We are pleased that the work begun so many years ago is nearly complete.

The free availability of judgments dating back to 1876 on the Web is part of the SCC’s commitment to making case-related information accessible. All of these newly-added SCC decisions can also be found in the CanLII database at www.canlii.org.

Please visit the official SCC Judgments website at: http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/nav_date.do.

 

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