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The ICLR roundup: some recent legal stories

A Silken slur about fatcat barristers, a ban on sending books to prisoners and the controversy over the role of religion in law: check out the latest legal issues to surface in the blogosphere. Books for prisoners Twitter was pretty lively over the weekend about a ban imposed by the Secretary of State for Justice Continue reading

The Budget, Pensions and Ethical Investments for ICLR

In his latest Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has handed out something of a goodie bag for pensioners and those saving for their retirement. Given its likely effect on voting intentions, you could even call it a party bag. As a corrective it is certainly welcome, after the beating pensions and savings have taken Continue reading

As promised – the new look ICLR Online: law reports on the move

  The substantial enhancements delivered by the new design will render our online version more comprehensive, precise and convenient than ever. A clean, clear view of updated and readily available content One single search form that combines the Case Search and Citator+ Expanded search tools provide more comprehensive searching Consolidated results make navigation to reports, Continue reading

Mandela remembered: a lawyer for all seasons – via The IBA

The following message is shared from website of the International Bar Association, the global voice of the legal profession, with which ICLR, as a regular exhibitor at the IBA annual conference, is glad to be associated. IBA mourns and celebrates Nelson Mandela, Founding Honorary President of its Human Rights Institute The International Bar Association (IBA) joins the Continue reading

ICLR at IBA in Boston

The ICLR team is currently in Boston, Mass. attending the annual conference of the International Bar Association. This is one of our favourite legal events, and we make sure to attend each year to show from our stand in the exhibition hall the superior features of ICLR Online, as well as samples of our print Continue reading

Walking for justice. The ICLR at the London Legal Walk

A team from ICLR will be walking the walk, literally, and with as much sponsorship as we can muster from all our generous supporters, to raise money for the very good cause of providing legal advice to those who really need it at a time when public legal funding is being savagely cut. The walk Continue reading

CALL 2013 Montreal – Amongst friends

At the annual gathering of the Canadian Association of Law Librarians (CALL) 5-8 May 2013, sponsored in part by ICLR.  Conference Diary by Rebecca Herle, Head of Marketing and Operations. After an eventful entrance to the city I refer to as Belle Ville, Montreal, a few bags searched and a less than legal taxi journey, Continue reading

Going logo: all change at the IPO

Thanks to something called a “single government identity”, the IPO or Intellectual Property Office (the operating name of what used to be called The Patent Office) is this month replacing its existing logo with the Royal Coat of Arms. This is how it will look:  “This is part of a wider move to develop a Continue reading

1953: A year to remember

This year marks the diamond jubilee of the Weekly Law Reports, which were launched in 1953 with a mission to provide a general series of full text law reports that would be “unsurpassed for completeness”. Continue reading