Finding Cases on a topic
The following strategies will help you find cases on a topic.
1. SECONDARY SOURCES
To find significant / leading cases on a topic, use the following secondary sources - they will discuss the leading cases extensively and have already done the work for you!
2. CASES DATABASES
To look for leading cases, use:
To search more extensively for eg: all cases on your topic, use keyword searches in SAFLII (open access) which contain the full text of all available unreported decisions (many of which have been subsequently reported) from South African courts and tribunals. The decisions of individual courts can be searched by keywords.The search database can also be used to search all South African courts simultaneously.