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Law Topics

About these topic guides

These law topic guides have been created by library staff to support you in your studies. They include include key resources for researching specific topics of law.

Use the links on the left to navigate to a topic, each guide includes links to key books, journals, commentaries and case citators.

The law guide also includes tips for finding legislation, case law and secondary resources.


Lexis+ training

Effective Research Skills is an annual program run to support students to become excellent legal researchers capable of efficiently finding solutions to legal problems. Strong legal research skills will help you get better marks!

To register:

1. Create a Lexis Learning account (if you don't have one already)

2. Enrol in the course relevant to your jurisdiction.

NSW/ACT – Course ID: 1ERS2024

WA - Course ID: 4ERS2024

Session dates and times

Lexis+: Foundations of Research 

WA – 2 & 3 April, 1pm. 5 April at 11am.

Westlaw Webinars

Westlaw training

Join an interactive online training session to improve your understanding of your Westlaw.

The most relevant sessions for students include:

  • Introduction to case law
  • Advanced case law
  • Researching legislation
  • Researching secondary sources