| Apr 04, 2011
As of April 1st, Courthouse Libraries BC now offers Westlaw Canada's CriminalSource for our clients to use in all BC Courthouse Libraries (except Golden). If you are familiar with using LawSource in our libraries, CriminalSource will be easy to use: searching, printing and emailing all work the same way. What's new is the criminal content now available online in courthouse libraries: CriminalSource includes annotated criminal legislation, sentencing digests, and many well-known and heavily-used criminal texts.
What's in CriminalSource
The following publications are now available online at BC courthouse libraries via CriminalSource:
- Tremeear’s Annotated Criminal Code
- Tremeear’s Annotated Related Criminal Statutes
- Cournoyer & Ouimet’s Code criminel annoté
- Crankshaw’s Criminal Code of Canada
- Nadin-Davis Canadian Sentencing Digest
- Watt, Criminal Law and Evidence Newsletter
- Gibson, Canadian Criminal Code Offences
- Gibson, Criminal Law Evidence, Practice and Procedure
- Segal, Disclosure and Production in Criminal Cases
- Segal’s Motor Vehicle and Impaired Driving Newsletter
- Neuberger-Rose, Criminal Law Advisor Newsletter
- Cournoyer-Oumet en bref
- Watt’s Manual of Criminal Evidence
- Canadian Criminal Law Review
- National Journal of Constitutional Law
- Articles from the Criminal Reports and Motor Vehicle Reports
Getting Started Using CriminalSource
Starting at the CriminalSource homepage you can note up the Criminal Code with links to content from Tremeear's, Crankshaw's and Cournoyer & Ouimet.
You can find criminal caselaw by subject using Carswell's Criminal Law Digest.
If you are familiar with the Carswell criminal law texts listed above and want to access them directly via CriminalSource, you can browse the Tables of Contents by choosing Commentary. You can also search a specific text using the Search Template: Other Commentary.
Need help using CriminalSource? Please ask staff and we can help you (although CriminalSource is new to us too so we're still learning).