Answered By: Alisha Nolan Last Updated: 19 Jun 2017 Views: 94
Go to the Library Subject Guides and select "Law"
Once you are in the Law Subject Guide, hover over the Primary Materials tab and select "Find Case Law"
Case law databases are listed under "Find case law (online)".
Once you are in Westlaw AU, click on Cases in the left hand menu.
1. Find cases by Keywords
Enter keywords into the Free Text search box.
e.g. negligent misrepresentation
2. Find Cases by Case Name or Party Name
Enter case name or party name into the Case Title/Party Name search box.
e.g. Chong v Commissioner of Taxation
3. Find cases by Citation
Enter the citation into the Citation search box.
e.g. 55 FCR 452
Click on LexisNexis AU from the list of databases, then accept the licence agreement by clicking on "Link to LexisNexis AU".
1. Find cases by Citation
Enter the citation into the "Case by name or citation" search box.
e.g. (2001) 183 ALR 1
2. Find Cases by Name
Enter case name into the "Case by name or citation" search box.
e.g. Ali v Hartley Poynton Ltd
Go to the Explore by Topic tab.
Check the box next to the relevant topic. Topic headings can be expanded to find subtopics.
e.g. Defamation (subtopic) under Torts & Civil Liabilities.
Once you are in CCH IntelliConnect, you can either search or browse areas of law to find cases.