Where can I find case law in BC?
Start with BC Supreme Court and Appeal Court of BC and search hard. Use cases with the outcomes you want and similar facts to your situation. If you find cases, be sure the decision was not over-turned by a Supreme Court of Canada case. If you don’t find cases, search BC Provincial Court.
How is case law reported in the UK?
Case Law Reporting in the UK Compared to the U.S., relatively few UK court decisions are published in print reporters. Generally speaking, only those decisions which break new ground, or which apply existing statutes or common law principles to novel sets of facts, are selected for publication.
What’s the best way to research case law?
You want to find cases that have facts or issues that are similar to those in your case. If you find these cases, you can use them in court and ask the judge to decide your case in a similar way. Present cases where the facts are similar to your case and the decision is the same as the outcome you want.
Where can I find UK case law citations?
Use these resources to interpret UK case law citations: Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations This free, Web-based resource covers legal abbreviations in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and other Commonwealth jurisdictions, as well as the United States.
What can I do while my case is pending?
We offer a variety of additional services while a case is pending. Note: We do not research the status of cases that are within the normal processing times. You absolutely cannot make it to a scheduled interview that we requested, call before the interview date as far in advance as possible.
When to use a more recent case law?
As a rule of thumb, a more recent case is generally preferred. Newer cases often reflect the legal and societal changes that could affect the case law. Nevertheless, if you find a case that matches your fact pattern and applicable law but it’s 30 years old, don’t panic.
Where can I find a list of cases?
This includes resources pertaining to constitutions, statutes, cases and more. Run a search for case summaries or select a jurisdiction to browse applicable laws. For additional primary sources and articles on legal practice visit our Professional Reference Material section.
How to search for case summaries in caselaw?
Run a search for case summaries or select a jurisdiction to browse applicable laws. For additional primary sources and articles on legal practice visit our Professional Reference Material section. Code of Fed. Regulations