To locate the full titles of law reports, you will need to consult a list containing legal abbreviations. These can be found in:
To locate Case reports, you'll need to understand the elements of citation to a law report.
When referencing a particular section of a case, use the page number ie Ousley v The Queen (1997) 71 ALJR 1548, at 1550. This is called citation reference point or pinpoint reference.
Reports of courts' decisions may be found in the following databases:
If you need to find a case on an area of law such as defamation, consumer protection, trade practices or family law:
Selected print law reports are held in Robertson Library. These items cannot be borrowed but can be photocopied (Copyright limits apply).
If Curtin library does not have the report you are looking for, try the library of another university with a law school (eg. Murdoch, UWA) or the State Library.
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Journal articles may discuss important legal cases and topics. Sometimes when you locate a case, articles that refer to the case may also be listed. Try searching: