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LAW Foreign Cases and Decisions

This guide is intended to help researchers locate the cases and decisions of foreign jurisdictions.

Accessing the law of Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand are common law jurisdictions. For Australian legal research, consider whether you are dealing with a Federal or state/territory law. The Federal system is called the Commonwealth.

Electronic Sources for Cases

Secondary Sources

We do not have access to any Australian legal encyclopedia.Use the library catalogue or the big search box on the main library page to locate books.

The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals is available on the database HeinOnline. If a journal is on there, it will be available in fulltext.

LegalTrac indexes U.S., U.K., and Australian legal periodicals, from 1980 to present.