Created and maintained by the University of Toronto Centre of Criminology Library, this database includes citations to academic and practitioner literature from 1970 to the present. It is updated and maintained on a regular basis and presently includes more than 1,400 records.
The following resources can guide you in the process of investigating a legal issue as well as providing a starting point for your legal research.
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For dictionaries, see the section Legal Definitions.
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