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Definition: The process of investigating the background to a legal issue or case, including legislation, case law, and legal definitions. Included here are resources about how to do legal research such as research guides, services that assist with such research, and basic research tools such as dictionaries.

For sources of legislation, see Legislative materials; for sources of case law see Courts and court judgments.

This tipsheet give an outline of how to tell if the legal information you are looking at is jurisdictionally correct, up-to-date, and provided by a reliable source,

Related keywords: Legal research, Self-representation

Learn the importance of developing a good search strategy in order to quickly and effectively answer legal questions. This web page is the starting point for the University of Ottawa learning modules about legal research. Topics include: searching using keywords and Boolean logic, secondary sources, legal journals, case law, using CanLII, federal legislation, and legal citations. University of Ottawa.
Related keywords: Legal process, Legal research, Legislative materials, Self-representation

Alberta Resources

A searchable database of Alberta judgments can be found on CanLii. For official versions of judgments, copies of the original court files may be obtained through the Alberta Courts. For more information, see the appropriate level of court:

Court of Appeal judgmentsCourt of King's Bench judgmentsAlberta Court of Justice judgments

Related keywords: Legal research, Legislative materials

This resource is provided by Alberta Law Libraries. Provides information on finding provincial, federal, and internation cases.

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From the Great Library of the Law Society of Upper Canada, this web page provides annotated links to case law as well as case-related services and information available mainly on the websites of Alberta courts and administrative tribunals. 

Related keywords: Administration of justice, Courts and court judgments, Legal research, Legislative materials

The goal of this document is to help self-represented litigants (SRLs) navigate CanLll in order to prepare for the presentation of their cases - in court, in chambers, or as part of a negotiation or mediation

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Search for actions in Civil, Family, Divorce, Bankruptcy, Apeals, Surroget - Estate and Surrogate - Represented Adult. Use this online form to request a search of civil actions in Alberta Court of King's Bench, or to request a search of a specific action either by party name or by court action/ file number.

Related keywords: Bankruptcy and foreclosure, Civil actions, Courts and court judgments, Legal research

Generally, employment refers to work in non-unionized work settings. Employment standards are the minimum standards established by law that define and guarantee rights in the workplace. Each province and territory has its own legislation.This research guide is provided by Alberta Law Libraries.

Related topics include:

  • wrongful dismissal
  • human rights in the workplace
  • privacy
  • workplace health and safety
  • worker’s compensation
  • unemployment insurance
Related keywords: Legal research, Self-representation, Workers' health and safety, Workers' rights and employment standards

This guide will help you research and locate information and resources for Alberta Legislation.

This guide is created by Alberta Law Libraries

Related keywords: Legal research, Legislative materials