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Current Case Law Resources

Current Case Law Resources

Date & TimeThursday 18 July 2019 10am–12.30pm
Format Legal Research Training
Price

Member

$300.00

Non-Member

$400.00

CPD Units 2.5
  • Professional Skills
Venue LIV Library, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

The best methods for researching case law are constantly evolving. As new technology continues to be introduced, it’s important for lawyers of all experience levels to keep their research skills...

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  • Full Description

    The best methods for researching case law are constantly evolving. As new technology continues to be introduced, it’s important for lawyers of all experience levels to keep their research skills up to date.

    This training session is ideal for lawyers in all areas of law who want to learn new ways of finding case law, including how to navigate the websites and databases you have access to as an LIV member and what law reports are available.

    Enhance your skills as a researcher and discover all the tools the LIV library offers to assist your case law research by registering today.

  • Presenter

    Tasia Mitsinikos, Training and Research Librarian, Law Institute of Victoria

    Tasia has worked in legal and specialist libraries, such as the Department of Justice, for 17 years. Her work at the LIV includes assisting members with research requests. She also conducts group and individual training sessions on different aspects of legal research, including case law and legislation.

  • Learning Outcomes

    At the end of this session you will know how to:

    • search for cases and their subsequent consideration
    • find cases and journal articles considering a section of an act
    • look for judicially considered words and phrases 
    • understand the strengths, weaknesses and content of AustLII, LexisNexis AU and Westlaw AU
    • search using Boolean logic.