Have you ever had to find legislation cited within a case?
If yes you can click the legislation considered hyperlink within a result in CaseBase
Have you had difficulty accessing the CaseBase service?
You can access CaseBase in 3 different ways, from the Quick Find box on the left, the My Sources list on the right as well as Cases tab below the red bar
Do you know how you can with a single click jump form the commentary in Halsbury's into CaseBase from a case cited within the text?
You can jump from Halsbury's Law of Australia into CaseBase for a cited case via the CaseBase signal in the notes
Would you like to search the entire CaseBase entry for a specific word?
Use the 'Contained Text' field on the CaseBase search template to search the entire CaseBase entry including Catchwords, Abstract and Digests
Would you like to know whether there are appeals pending on the decision you are looking at?
CaseBase entries now include a pending appeal flag which will appear directly under the case name. Once the appeal has been heard, the appeal pending icon will be removed and you can view the appeal in the Appeal proceedings link
How can I use CaseBase on the on the move?
CaseBase is available on any mobile device via your web browser. To access CaseBase, visit http://www.lexisnexis.com/au/legal.
Want to know how to identify if an international case has been cited in Australian courts?
Enter in the field Case name or citation of name of the case from the UK, the US or anywhere around the world to check for a CaseBase Citation. Eg: Donoghue v Stevenson
In your result, you will be able to identify the parallel citations where it has been cited. In this case, most of the citations are from the UK.
Can’t remember the name of a Case but remember its popular name?
On the HomePage in the Case by name or citation field type in the popular name of the case followed by the word 'case' EG: Underbelly case or Snail case. Select Find and view your results.
Did you know? The Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary has a list of popular case names.
Click on Dictionaries tab, then Dictionaries Indexes and Tables link. Click Browse, select Legal Dictionary Tables and Appendices section.
Then select Table of Popular Australian case names and your results will appear.
Did you know you can search particular catchwords by category over multiple CaseBase entries?
Under the My Sources section on the homepage, click on Browse by category next to CaseBase Cases source.
There are two ways to search: Browse by Hierarchy or Search Categories.
When browsing by Hierarchy, use the broad subject areas and narrow down until you find the subject areas you want. Tick the relevant categories and they will appear in the box on the right hand side, add additional terms by typing them in the Add search terms (optional) box and click on Search to view results.
When Searching by Category, type your Search Terms into the Find Terms field. Select the catchwords you want to add and any additional search terms in the Add Search terms (optional) box. Click on Search to view results.
NB: You must have 4 levels appearing in the Find Casebase cases
Find it difficult or confusing to distinguish between a local or international content on CaseBase?
Search in the Case by name or citation field on the HomePage your desired case eg: Warman International Ltd v Dwyer.
Open the first result from the High Court of Australia.
Scroll down the CaseBase entry to see international flags in the Country column.