In Australia’s humble beginnings as an Imperial colony, judicial authority was vested overseas. Even after Federation, the fledgling nation’s decisions were subject to appeals to the Privy Council, sitting across two oceans on the near antipodes of Australia’s shores. That all changed with the passing of the Privy Council (Limitation of Appeals) Act 1968 (Cth) and Privy ...more
Small law firms share with us the challenges that face them in all parts of their business. Reaching potential new clients and standing out from the competition is one such issue that can be addressed by understanding how online citations work.
To Find a Case by Citation is an easy 3 step process from the Home Page. Step 1: Log onto Westlaw AU and from the Home Page type the case Citation into the Search box. Step 2: Select the Citation radio button then click Search. Step 3: If the case is included in your subscriptions, it will be ...more