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Case Law: Finding Cases

In this guide:

Case Citators

Case Citators help you find the citation to a case, the full text of the case, cases and legislation cited in the case and the subsequent legal history of the case. They may also refer you to journal articles. 

Contains the New South Wales Law Reports (NSWLR) and the Australian Law Reports (ALR). Lists publications by  their preference order. 
Contains the Commonwealth Law Reports (CLR), the Australian Criminal Reports and the Australian Digest. Great for searching for cases by topic area. 
Provides journal articles and Law Reform Commissions Reports. 

These databases also contain unreported judgements. 


Law Reports

The Library holds a number of hard copy law reports and subscribes to several online services which allow full text access to judgments and case materials.

Use the Library catalogue to find individual law report titles. The Library record will provide details of hard copy holdings and links to online access if available.

Links to authorised law reports are provided below:


International Cases

Search for cases from USA, Asia, Canada, Europe or the UK: