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About John N. Davis

John Davis, now Professor Emeritus, joined the faculty of Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000, and teaches Intensive Legal Research and Writing. He was the Law Librarian at Osgoode from 2000 to 2005. From 1987 to 2000, he was an Associate Professor and the Law Librarian at the University of Victoria. From 1981 to 1987, he was the reference librarian and a sessional lecturer at the University of Manitoba. He also practised law for a time in Cayuga, Ontario. His pre-law studies were in computer science.

Posts by John N. Davis

2023 Walter Owen Book Prize


Point and Touch

Firebug, JQuery and Kludge

Scalable Vector Graphics

The Future of Broadcasting

Technology, Magic and Bill C-11

Amazon Again

Return of the (9V) Battery Boy


Old News

A Column About ZIP

Walter Owen Book Prize


Christmas in 1594

More on the Language of Law Reports

Reducing the 1-Click Patent Claim

Vaughan on Haldane

Citation Technology and the McGill Guide 7th Ed.

India’s $35 Tablet Computer

Note-Taking in Court

Battery Boy

DOI: Digital Object Identifiers

Historic Tweet

Documents on the Afghan Mission

Playing With Linux and a USB Internet Stick

Walter Owen Book Prize 2009