Monday, May 28, 2018

Emond Publishing Criminal Law Series Wins 2018 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

The Criminal Law Series from Emond Publishing has won the 2018 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing. The series is  a collection of practical, accessible and affordable handbooks to assist criminal practitioners, judges and students. To date six titles have been published, with ten more planned.

The Award was announced earlier today at a reception held at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries being held in Halifax.

The Award is meant to honour publishers who have produced excellent products and to encourage excellence in new publishing endeavours.

Other nominees for this year's Award were:
  • Alberta Law Review from the University of Alberta – the ALR is a peer-reviewed student run legal journal, providing a discussion of contemporary legal issues of interest to lawyers, scholars, judges and law students in Alberta and beyond.
  • The Lawyer’s Daily from Lexis Nexis Canada Inc. – provides real-time Canadian legal news, analysis and current awareness for lawyers and legal professionals.
  • vLex Canada from Compass – in partnership with Justia, Compass brings together vLex Global, along with Canadian resources including Maritime Law Book’s law reporter collection, MLB Topics categories, and selections from Irwin Law’s Essentials of Canadian Law series.

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