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Family list of cases this list contains certain frequently relied on cases which are supplied to judges hearing family law cases in the superior court of justice as directed by the provisions in the consolidated provincial practice direction that address often cited family law cases. This site is about canadian maritime law, shipping law, marine law, fisheries law, the law of marine insurance and the law of the sea, ships and shipping there are over 1,000 cases in our database which we have summarized and categorized. Case law is a sample selection from the weekly summaries of notable unreported civil and criminal court decisions published in law times newspaper single or multiple copies of the full text of any case digested in the newspaper or sampled here can be obtained by calling case law's photocopy department at. The canadian abridgment, 3d ed (ke173 c35 2003, updated in print through 2007) provides a digest for all reported cases from all of canada (except québec civil law cases heard in provincial courts) and many unreported cases.
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