Law Society of BC’s Cloud Computing Checklist – Slaw


Law Society of BC’s Cloud Computing Checklist – Slaw.

The Law Society of British Columbia has now released their Cloud Computing Checklist on the Practice Support and Resources section of their website. This checklist follows on the issuance of their Cloud Computing Report in 2012.

Full Collection of Digitized Federal Hansards By 2015? – Slaw


Full Collection of Digitized Federal Hansards By 2015? – Slaw.

I attended a presentation yesterday organized by the National Capital Association of Law Libraries (NCALL) where a representative from the Library of Parliament (LOP) outlined plans to make all older federal parliamentary debates available for free via PDF within the next few years.

You Tube and Access to Justice – Slaw


You Tube and Access to Justice – Slaw.

Maintaining its commitment to online access to justice, the UK Supreme Court is now uploading to YouTube oral summaries of its judgments from the Bench.

Access Copyright Suing York


Access Copyright Suing York.

From an Access Copyright press release:

Monday, April 8, 2013: Canada’s writers and publishers take a stand against damaging interpretations of fair dealing by the education sector.

Access Copyright is taking legal action—on three fronts. The actions focus on York University, ministries of education, school boards and post‐secondary institutions that copy—and promote the copying—of copyright‐protected materials without a licence.

10 Celebrities’ Favorite Children’s Books – Flavorwire


10 Celebrities’ Favorite Children’s Books – Flavorwire.

David Duchovny — Stone Soup, Marcia Brown

Stone Soup is the best children’s book. It tells you that art and life are made of nothing but imagination.” [via Men’s Health]

Anne Hathaway — The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

“I wanted to be Mary Lennox so badly. I still have a soft spot for gardens and I’m always going off to see if I can find locked doors inside them.” [via The National]

Barack Obama — Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak

“This is one of the all-time classics. I love this book.” Watch him talk about it in this amazing video.

Scarlett Johansson — The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl

“I was in second or third grade when my sister read this to me. I remember that when she was finished, I insisted she start right over again. I attribute my love of drama to having heard her do all the characters’ voices.” [via Oprah]