Databases: law - cases

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English Reports, via Heinonline

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Covers the decisions of the English Courts prior to the start of the Law Reports in 1865.

Coverage

Full reprint (1220 - 1865)

Guides

Publisher

William S. Hein & Co

 

 

Heinonline *

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Access restrictions

  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Heinonline is a full-text, searchable archive of law journals. US titles dominate but an increasing number from the UK and other jurisdictions are included. In most cases coverage starts from the first issue of a journal. Pages appear as they would in the original hardcopy including all charts, graphs, and photographs.

Coverage

The very latest issues of journals may not be available due to licensing restrictions. Hein call this a 'moving wall' and these journals are added when the next issues are published. Subject area: Law.

Guides

Publisher

HeinOnline

 

 

i-Law

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

i-law is a commercial law database offering specialist commentary and analysis as well as access to some case reports in maritime and commercial law.

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Publisher

Informa UK Limited

 

 

ICLR Online

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

ICLR Online provides full-text access to the The Law Reports for the Superior and Appellate Courts of England and Wales. Includes: court ready PDFs, WLR daily case summaries and a citator.

Coverage

Full text from 1865 to date

Publisher

ICLR

 

 

IDS Employment Law

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Database providing information on employment law, plus access to news, and an archive of cases, articles, transcripts, and relevant legislation including Acts, European legislation, statutory instruments, and codes of practice.

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Publisher

IDS

 

 

JustCite

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Access restrictions

  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

JustCite is a legal citator providing links to cases, legislation, and articles in a range of databases including LexisLibrary and WestlawUK.

Certification

The JustCite Online Proficiency test allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

Guides

Publisher

Justis publishing

 

 

Lawtel

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Lawtel is a current awareness service for legal practitioners. It provides access to a whole range of legal information from tracking progress on legislation through to case summaries and an articles index. It also provides access to directories of solicitors and barristers. In some instances Lawtel will give access to the full text of a document where that document is held in the public domain.

Note: Use the library search to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

Coverage

Subject areas: UK cases; UK legislation. Updated every 24 hours. Use the library catalogue to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

Guides

Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

LexisLibrary

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Covers UK and international legal materials including cases, legislation, journal articles, and practitioner texts.

Note: Mac users may have problems using LexisLibrary with the Safari browser. Updating to Safari 3.1 (via 'Software Update') should fix this. Alternatively use another browser such as Mozilla Firefox.

Certification and student associate

The Lexis Online Research Certification Scheme allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

Brenda Chong is the current LexisLibrary Student Associate. Brenda can help you with any training needs or difficulties that you might experience using LexisLibrary. Email Brenda

See also: http://www.lexisnexis.co.uk/en-uk/students/default.page

Coverage

Full text coverage of legislation in force, and case law. LexisLibrary also includes the full text of Halsbury's Laws of England; Atkin's Court Forms; Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents, plus other practitioner works in full text. Practice areas include: Tax and Accountancy; Employment; Family; Personal Injury; Property. Subject areas: UK and International Cases; UK and International Legislation.

Guides

Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

Practical Law

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Practical Law delivers online legal know-how . It includes the following materials:

  • Practice notes - concise explanations covering core transactions and background law
  • Standard documents and drafting notes
  • Current awareness which explains the practical implications of key developments. Our subscription includes access to the modules PLC Corporate, PLC Cross Border and PLC Finance.

Note: Please note that UWE Bristol does not subscribe to all Practical Law modules

Guides

Publisher

Practical Law Company

 

 

Times Law Reports

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Provides, in association with The Times, access to all Times Law Reports from 1988 to present day.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated within 2 weeks of publication.

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Westlaw UK

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Full-text access to current and historic UK, European Union and worldwide case reports and legislation. Also gives access to the Legal Journals Index, some full text law journals, and many law electronic books.

Certification

The Westlaw UK Certification Training allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

Freya Tedder is the current Westlaw Student representative at UWE Bristol. Freya can advise on certification and runs drop-in sessions for students and staff on the use of Westlaw products. She can be contacted on Freya2.Neergaard-tedder@live.uwe.ac.uk

Coverage

Subject areas: UK, EU, and International Cases; UK, EU, and International Legislation. Includes full text of various practitioner texts including: Chitty on Contracts; Clerk and Lindsell on Torts; Civil Procedure (White Book).

Guides

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

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