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Legal information databases

LexisNexis and WestlawUK are an essential tool for Law students conducting independent reading and research. They contain:

  • Law reports for current and historical cases
  • Legislation: statutes, statutory instruments, bills, treaties and EU law
  • Journal articles from high quality legal research
  • Legal reference works and commentaries on cases and legislation

You will significantly increase your chances of getting higher marks in assignments and assessments by increasing your skills in using these tools.

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Last reviewed: 14 November 2023

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