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Dominion Law Reports, 4th Series
By: Stephen M. Waddams, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., F.R.S.C.
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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Stephen M. Waddams

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Let the experts help you to narrow your search and save you research time. This renowned resource, available online and in print, includes leading precedent – setting civil and criminal cases from all common law provinces and territories and cases of general interest from Quebec. Topical catchlines in bold print show the key issues involved. Expert case selection, editing and headnoting are a tradition with Dominion Law Reports. Weekly updates via email and in print, plus an annual cumulative index volume, ensure that this publication continues to be the prime reference source for Canadian case law.

Includes eReports Stay current as cases are issued with eReports emailed weekly to your desktop, with topically indexed case summaries linked to the full text judgments. The DLR PLUS package provides affordable access to multiple formats of Canada's most authoritative law report. Choose from three formats in any combination for one affordable monthly charge:

  • Internet: Access full text decisions from 1912–present. This includes unlimited access at one site.
  • DVD:
    • a) DLR Fourth Series, 1984–present (one DVD with quarterly releases and weekly Internet updates)
    • b) Retrospective case law: Third Series, 1969–1984, 150 volumes; Second Series, 1956–1968, 70 volumes; New Series, 1923–1955, 133 volumes; Old Series, 1912–1922, 70 volumes.
  • Paper: Full–service print subscription –with weekly paper parts plus bound volumes.

Current Subscription Options:

  • Sets and Back Volumes FOURTH SERIES (1984 – Present)
  • Subscriptions to the Fourth Series of Dominion Law Reports are available in two price options.
  • The full service subscription includes both the weekly paper parts and the bound volume.
  • Back Volumes available
About the Author

Stephen M. Waddams, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., F.R.S.C., is University Professor and the holder of the Goodman/Schipper chair at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, where he has been teaching since 1968. Professor Waddams specializes in contract law and is the author of seven books: Products Liability, The Law of Contracts, The Law of Damages, Introduction to the Study of Law, Law, Politics and the Church of England, Sexual Slander in Nineteenth-Century England, and Dimensions of Private Law: Categories and Concepts in Anglo-American Legal Reasoning, the Editor-in-Chief of the Dominion Law Reports (Canada Law Book) as well as numerous law review articles and notes. He has also been editor of the University of Toronto Law Journal.


Professor Waddams has won several important awards, including the Canadian Association of Law Teachers/Law Reform Commission of Canada Award for Outstanding Contribution to Legal Research and Law Reform in 1989; the first Albert Abel Professorship in 1994; the David W. Mundell medal for contributions to Law and Letters in 1996; and a Killam Research Fellowship in 1999. He was appointed University Professor in 2005.