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Westlaw Classic

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Westlaw - Legal Research Essentials for Students

The session will explain how to find cases, legislation, treatises, journals, current awareness and news articles across several jurisdictions including Westlaw New Zealand, Westlaw Australia as well as International Materials, found in Westlaw Classic. This course is open to all students. More course dates.

Elizabeth Odom
Date & Time
Tue 12 Mar 2024, 12:00pm
Tue 12 Mar 2024, 12:30pm
60 minutes

Learning Outcomes

  • Navigate Westlaw New Zealand and Westlaw Australia platforms. 
    • Locate Case Law, Legislation including Bills and Regulations Search Secondary Sources (Commentary and Journal Articles)
  • Navigate Westlaw Classic and understand where to find content by jurisdiction.
    • Locate Case Law, Legislation, Journal Articles and Treatises.
  • Learn how to retrieve legal materials and implement effective legal research strategies.
  • Understand how to search using Natural Language and/or Terms & Connectors.
  • Learn how to refine search results and print or download relevant content.

Session Duration

Approximately 50-60 minutes.

MCLE and CPD - If this educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law then you may claim one "unit" for each hour of attendance