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About Gary P. Rodrigues

Gary P. Rodrigues is a publishing industry consultant, advising both private sector and government, and a columnist for slaw.ca, Canada's online legal magazine. He has had extensive experience at the senior executive level at LexisNexis Canada, a division of Reed Elsevier, and at Carswell, a Thomson Reuters Company. Reid Elsevier and Thomson Reuters are the two global leaders in providing legal, tax and financial information to legal and business professionals.

Gary has also played a leading role in the publishing industry at large, first as President of the Canadian Publishers Council, the trade for multi-national publishers in Canada, and then as the Co- Chair of The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), the collective mandated to licence the intellectual property rights of creators and publishers.

Gary's professional formation was as a lawyer. He is a graduate in History and Law of the University of Western Ontario and a member of the Ontario Bar. His interest in human rights led to his involvement in monitoring elections in war-torn countries such as Namibia and Bosnia as part of the international efforts to establish democratic governments in these countries.

Posts by Gary P. Rodrigues

Lost Expectations

Lawyers Feed the Hungry: A Practical Guide

The Lawford Legacy

Looking Forward With the McGill Guide

Vagueness and the Scope of Caselaw Databases

“Recognized as an Authority”

A Modest Proposal – the McGill Guide

Words and Phrases Compared

Case Law Demonitized – Free at Last.

Will Old Law Reports Ever Die?