Cooperative Blogging and Access to Law

  • Simon Fodden Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Keywords: blog, blogging, social media, access to law, legal information, CanLII, Slaw


Abstract. Slaw ( has blogged for eight years to Canadian lawyers and others who work in law, regularly and explicitly supporting the work of CanLII and Lexum by offering suggestions, a platform for discussion and an opportunity to officers from both organizations to publicize developments and obtain feedback from the community. Free access to law via LIIs can be aided by the support of an effective information and discussion platform such as Slaw, the creation of which may assisted by advice offered in this paper.

Author Biography

Simon Fodden, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School
Legal Services Based on Free Access to Legal Information