Where can I find Australian law cases?

Where can I find Australian law cases?

Use the following resources to find information for Australian case law.

  • Westlaw AU. Westlaw AU provides access to Australian reported cases from 1825+ and unreported cases from 1999.
  • Lexis Advance Research & US Research.
  • CCH IntelliConnect.
  • Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)

Where are civil cases heard Australia?

The Supreme Court hears among the most serious criminal, and complex civil, cases in the state, as well as some appeals from Victorian courts and tribunals. As the Supreme Court is the highest court in Victoria only the High Court of Australia can review its decisions.

What is Australian case law?

Case law is law developed by judges in courts. Case law research involves reading legal judgments, understanding the reasons behind a judgment and how the law has been interpreted by the judge. AustLII – contains a large collections of cases from all major courts and tribunals from the Federal and State jurisdictions.

What is evidence in civil proceedings in Australia?

EVIDENCE IN CIVIL PROCEEDINGS: AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE ON DOCUMENTARY AND ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE The Honourable Justice P L G Brereton RFD Speech to the National Judges College of the Supreme People’s Court of The People’s Republic of China September 2007 Introduction

Where can I find case law in NSW?

The State Library holds an extensive collection of case law, legislation and looseleaf publications. LIAC provides quality legal information to NSW communities through the public library network, the dedicated Find Legal Answers website and by working collaboratively with key agencies.

Where can I find list of Victoria civil law acts?

A list of all the Acts administered by the department’s ministers (including criminal law Acts), can be found on the Legislation page. The Victorian Government is undertaking reforms in the following areas of civil law: The department undertakes public consultation through the Engage Victoria website.

How does civil law work in South Africa?

South Africa’s police face many civil claims by crime victims. Shutterstock/Arisha Ray Singh South Africa’s legal position regarding crime victim compensation is unsatisfactory. South African court rules that racism is a criminal offence. Shutterstock Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious.

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