Balfour Halévy, 1933–

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Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

Chair, Annual Meeting Local Arrangements Committee, 1976–77

Professional Honors and Awards

Honoured Member of Canadian Association of Law Libraries, 1998
Law Foundation of Ontario Guthrie Award, 1999
Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2000 (first Canadian to receive the award)
Osgoode Hall Law School Library Special Collections Named in His Honor, 2008
AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee


A Selective Bibliography on State Constitutional Revision. New York: National Municipal League, 1963 (with Libby H. Fishman).
“General Monographic Bibliographies,” Law Library Journal 69 (1976): 364–65.
Inventory of Canadian Secondary Legal Literature, 1970–1986. Ottawa: Canadian Legal Information Centre, 1990 (with Guy Tanguay).
“Diana Mary Priestly: An Appreciation,” Law Library Journal 90 (1998): 123–28 (with Ann Rae).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

“Gallagher Award Recipients Named,” AALL Spectrum 4 (June 2000): 30.
Ann Rae, “Balfour Halévy Recipient of the Marian Gould Gallagher Award,” Canadian Law Libraries 25 (2000): 166–67.
Oral History of Balfour Halévy (unpublished). Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, 2003. 153 pp.

Professional Positions

Assistant Lecturer, University College of Wales, 1958–61
Reference Librarian, Columbia University, 1961–63
Acting Librarian, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1963–67
Law Librarian, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1967–99 (founding librarian)
Law Librarian Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1999–present

Education
 
LL.B., London University, 1956
M.C.L., Tulane University, 1958
M.S.L.S., Columbia University, 1963

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

Admitted to practice, London, 1957
Admitted to practice, Ontario, 1968
Co-founder, Canadian Legal Information Council