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.

April 2020

Vocational Drift and the Profession

With this issue’s theme being “Beyond Private Practice,” it would be an oversimplification to focus solely on stories about lawyers going in-house or taking other gigs in the legal economy. For...

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...