• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Stop wasting time looking for files and revisions. Connect your Gmail, DriveDropbox, and Slack accounts and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio will automatically organize all your file attachments. Learn more and claim your free account.


Introduction to the Canadian Abridgment

Page history last edited by Cecilia Tellis 12 years, 2 months ago


1.3 Introduction to the Canadian Abridgment


Published by Thomson Carswell the Canadian Abridgment is a comprehensive legal research tool used to locate cases, statutes, and secondary legal literature. It summarizes (digests) Canadian federal and provincial cases.  Cases relating exclusively to the Québec Civil Code are included in the case and statute citations, but not in the digests. Starting in 1987 it also includes unreported cases from federal and provincial courts of appeal.


Use the Abridgment to find cases by case name; cases on a specific legal issue; cases, statutes, and words & phrases judicially considered in Canadian decisions; the legislative history of a statute or the progress of a bill; and secondary literature (books, articles, case comments, etc.) on a specific subject.


  Back to Table of Contents

Next to 1.3.1: Components of the Canadian Abridgment

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.