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Law Times

Law Times is a weekly Canadian legal newspaper published by Canada Law Book. The website publishes headline legal news stories linking to selective online copies of articles available in the print version. There is also a section of case digests appearing in the current issue of the print version. A commentary section features editorial comment and letters to the editor.

Local Government Lawyer

Website of Local Government Lawyer a UK online journal published by HB Editorial Services Ltd. Local Government Lawyer is made freely available in full text and is aimed at lawyers working for or advising local authorities. The journal features news, articles, comment and analysis on local government law. Topics covered include legal aspects of management, adult social services, children's social services, community safety, employment, housing, litigation, planning and transport. Jobs listings and details of courses and events are also given.

UK Supreme Court blog

This blog was set up in June 2009, a few months before the UK Supreme Court opened. Written by lawyers at Matrix Chambers and Olswang LLP, it provides news and commentary on the Supreme Court and its judgments, with links to original sources including articles, speeches, podcasts, cases and press articles. Links are given to judgments and upcoming hearings of the Court, and to related websites.

All About Law

This site is aimed at people interested in pursuing a career in law in the United Kingdom. It provides background information on a range of legal professions including guidance on becoming a solicitor, barrister or legal executive. There is information on legal courses including the Legal Practice Course and the Bar Vocational Course. Tips and advice are given on topics such as choosing the right university, interviews and applications, training contracts and pupillage.

Insolvency law online

This blog focuses on bankruptcy and insolvency law. It is written by John Tribe, KPMG Lecturer in Restructuring at Kingston University in the UK. The blog is designed to support John Tribe's research and teaching in insolvency law and company law and is principally for students at Kingston University Law School. Posts highlight news and developments in bankruptcy and insolvency law including new and forthcoming papers and recent cases. Recent topics covered include bankruptcy tourism, the Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) procedure and famous bankrupts in history.

Panopticon

The Panopticon blog is maintained by barristers at 11KBW in London. It monitors developments taking place in information law. The site has a section explaining what information law covers, including areas such as "data protection, freedom of information, the protection of private information under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, breach of confidence, and the regulation of surveillance". Posts cover legal news stories including links to original sources, decisions, legislation and reports.

SingaporeLaw

Website of the SingaporeLaw Committee, which was established by the Singapore Academy of Law and the Ministry of Law to raise the international profile of Singapore law and promote Singapore as a centre for the resolution of disputes. The site has articles about the legal system, civil procedure, mediation and arbitration in Singapore. There is guidance on Singapore commercial laws, covering company law, intellectual property, banking, finance, shipping, insurance, construction and competition law. There are also links to legal news.

Insite Law magazine

Website of Insite Law magazine which is produced by Mike Semple Piggot and aimed at legal practitioners and students. The site offers podcasts of interviews with people working in different areas of the law and legal education. Recent podcasts have covered topics such as standards in UK universities, the rising costs of legal education and what is involved in doing a Ph.D. There are also interviews with the Chair of the UK Innocence Network Committee, Head of Legal at Liberty and the Director of Justice along with a series of podcasts focusing on the Bar and pupillage.

Thailand Law Forum

Website of the Thailand Law Forum (TLF), a resource founded in 1997 by American and Thai law professors, providing access to Thai legal information in English. The site includes free access to the bi-annual Thailand Law Journal. This journal contains scholarly articles written by Thai and international academics concerning Thailand law. Articles can be downloaded in HTML. The site also offers translations of business related legislation and summaries of Supreme Court opinions back to 2005.

Studio legale Tedioli

Website of Italian law firm, Tedioli. The firm is based in Mantova and specialises in agricultural, commercial, corporate, civil, family and insolvency law and arbitration. As well as information on Tedioli's staff and services a number of freely available legal resources are also provided. The News section has information relating to legal developments in Italy including recent legislation and judgements. There are also in house articles covering the various practice areas which can be downloaded from the site.

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