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Westlaw International is a legal database which provides access to selected full text case law, legislation and journal articles for the US and other selected jurisdictions worldwide. It contains:

Case Law
  • United States (Federal & State) case law from 1658 onwards
  • Canadian case law from 1825 onwards
  • Australian case law from 1903 onwards
  • Hong Kong case law from 1905 onwards
  • United States Code (fully annotated)
  • Hong Kong Legislation from 1997
  • Canadian Legislation (fully consolidated)
  • Contains over 1,000 Journals and Law Reviews published worldwide
  • Includes Harvard Law Review, Melbourne University Law Review, Hong Kong Law Journal and African Journal of Legal Studies
International Materials
  • Contains Treaties and other International Agreements. Including selected coverage of International Legal Materials from 1980 onwards
  • Contains International Court of Justice documents from 1949 onwards
  • Contains WTO and GATT Panel decisions from 1948 onwards

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