Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.


Law Reform Publications for Research
Shaunna Mireau

Yesterday at Slaw, I posted about the Alberta Law Reform Institute Final Report 106 Assisted Reproduction After Death: Parentage and Implications. Today’s Tip is a reminder to look to law commission reports when researching items that touch on public policy. As Michel-Adrien Sheppard wrote in a 2013 Slaw post, these reports have hidden treasures…


The Working Stay-Cation
Garry Wise

I shoulda been in Jamaica, this week. For a variety of scheduling reasons, mostly my significant other’s, that didn’t work out as planned. Which is not at the end of the world, particularly with temperatures hitting 15 degrees in Toronto today. (It’s 28 in Runaway Bay, Jamaica though, as we speak). But today’s tip is not about the thermometer. Rather it’s about the “stay-cation.” …


Don’t Embarrass Yourself: Read Before Retweeting*
Dan Pinnington

You can retweet something in an instant with just a few taps or clicks. Tap, tap and zoom – the RT goes to all your followers. You get a good feeling when you retweet something that your followers will enjoy or find really helpful….

*Editor’s pick

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