Located a judgment on Westlaw AU? Want more judgments like it?
You are only one click away from finding other judgments on the same area of law.
Case records on Westlaw AU list the judgment name, jurisdiction, court, judgment date etc. In addition, the majority of case records also refer to one or more classifications.
A case record’s classification provides a direct link to other judgments on a similar area of law. Just click on the word or phrase in the classification string displayed for the case record you’ve located and you’ll be taken to a list of all other judgments classified to that point of law.
The classification displayed in the case record is a reference to the comprehensive classification scheme in use by FirstPoint, The Australian Digest, the Australian Legal Monthly Digest and the Advance.
This classification scheme commences with a title, corresponding to a traditional legal topic or subject based area of law. Each title is then subdivided into ever more specific matters. Each level of classification seeks to narrow down the area of law under consideration. Larger titles have many levels of classification.
With just one click, a researcher is able to use the classification scheme to obtain easy access to other judgments classified by our experienced team to the same area or point of law.
It’s a quick and efficient way to locate more, relevant cases.
Senior legal editor
Legal cases team