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The ICLR Anniversary Edition is now for sale

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales (ICLR) was founded in 1865, by the Inns of Court and the Law Society, on the recommendation of a committee of lawyers who were fed up at the erratic and disorganised way in which critical precedents were then being recorded. From the start it has Continue reading

Berlin 2015: ICLR at the IALL

Last month the ICLR team attended the International Association of Law Libraries’ 34th Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information, which took place at Berlin State Library. The subjects covered in the sessions were fairly broad, as suggested by the official title of the course Within and in Between: German Legal Tradition in Times of Continue reading

ICLR at AALL in Philadelphia

AALL aboard for the American tour! The ICLR is in Philadelphia for the next few days, for the annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). Among the thousands of delegates will be a substantial number from law schools and colleges over here for whom access to the most important English common law Continue reading

150 Years of Case Law on Trial

To commemorate the fact that ICLR has been creating case history for the last 150 years, we’ve put together a special Anniversary Edition of the Law Reports, which includes the 15 top cases voted for by you, our readers. The results of that poll, and the cases chosen, are set out below. But first, a bit Continue reading

ICLR at #BIALL2015

A Night at the Museum and a Day to Remember This year’s British and Irish Association of Law Librarians’ annual conference took place in Brighton, 11-13 June. The ICLR, who were platinum sponsors of the conference, hosted a delightful party at the Brighton Museum, celebrating our 150th anniversary. Delegates and exhibitors were invited for an Continue reading

We walked the walk! Please help support legal advice

The ICLR team walked the London Legal Walk. Here are some pictures.                   Our team was:- Georgina Orde, Susanne Rook, Celia Fox, Scott McGlinchey, Matthew Brotherton   We were walking with the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of lawyers to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust which Continue reading

We’re walking the walk! Sponsorship welcome

An ICLR team will be walking the London Legal Walk on 18 May 2015 to help raise funds for  free legal advice centres in and around London. This is the 11th annual London Legal Walk and is the largest gathering of legal professionals in the UK all walking with friends and colleagues supporting access to Continue reading

CALL – how ICLR is helping turn the tide

TURNING THE TIDE / RENVERSER LA MARÉE is the theme for the 52nd annual Canadian Association of Law Libraries/L’Association canadienne des bibliothèques de droit Conference 2015 which is being held this year in Atlantic Canada. The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is dedicated to promoting the networking, professional development and career growth of all Continue reading

Essential legal kittens

ICLR wishes all its readers a very Happy Easter vacation. Weekly Notes is on holiday until next term. Other posts may appear in the meantime. To be going on with, here is a Queen’s Counsel cartoon in The Times, by Alex Williams. Continue reading

Annual Notes 2014: ICLR’s review of the year’s legal news (part 2)

Concluding our review of significant trends and developments in last year’s legal news, part 1 of which covered from January to June 2014.   July: Fakes We reported in July (Weekly Notes, 4 July) that some high street banks were using the names of fake solicitors’ firms on the letterhead of their chasers-up to defaulting debtors. This Continue reading