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Case law

Case law refers to court decisions made in past cases. These judgements are compiled in publications like the Irish Reports and Digests. These sources can contain reported and unreported decisions, key cases cited, cases that refer back to the original case, and articles discussing the case

Useful UK database


Westlaw provides access to a variety of english case reports and unreported case law.

Useful irish source provides information on Irish cases. 

Useful law report source

Irish law reports can be found in 

Useful international source

BAILLI is a free database containing British and Irish case law , European Union case law, Law Commission Reports and other international resources.

How to reference case law?

Advice on referencing journal articles can be found in our OSCOLA referencing guide.