You will come across citations to cases in your readings for law school and throughout your legal profession. A case citation is unique and the most accurate way to find a particular case.
Earlier in the module we looked at case citation and case citators. Most case citators have a field called "citation." If you have a citation to a particular case, enter this information in the citation field. This short video introduces searching for a case by citation. The information below the video summarizes how to find a case by citation in each of the four Australian legal databases.
Following is an example of searching for the case Pape v Commissioner of Taxation using the CLR citation (2009) 238 CLR 1 in each of the case citators:
In Jade, if you are just looking for the case, use the search bar at the top of the homepage: