Case Reports

Finding Case Reports Online

Case reports are an important record of developments in case law, and you will be expected to read many during your studies. We provide three databases that between them provide a wide range of reports. The table lists the availability of a selection of key report series. The coverage information links to the login for that database.

Report Series JustisOne Lexis®Library Westlaw
ABA Journals (American Bar Association)   Coverage varies International Materials
Admiralty and Eccelesiastical Cases     1865-75
All England Law Reports, The   1936 to present  
Appeal Cases   1875 to present 1875 to present
Butterworths' Company Law Cases   1983 to present  
Butterworths' Medico Legal Reports   1983 to present  
Chancery Appeals   1865 to1875 1865-1875
Chancery Division   1875 to present 1875 to present
Common Market Law Reports     1962 to present
Common Pleas   1865 to1880 1865 to1880
Construction Law Reports   1996 to present  
Criminal Appeal Reports     1995 to present
English Reports (also in HeinOnline) vol 1 - 176 vol 1 - 176 vol 1 - 176
Equity Cases   1865 to1875 1865-1875
Estates Gazette Law Reports   1975 to present  
European Copyright and Design Reports     2000 to present
European Human Rights Reports 1960 to present   1979 to present
Exchequer   1865 to 1875 1865-1875
Human Rights Law Reports UK Cases     2000 to present
Industrial Cases Reports     1972 to present
Industrial Relations Law Reports   1972 to present  
Justice of the Peace Law Reports   1837 to present  
Kings Bench   1865 to present 1901 to 1952
Landlord and Tenant Reports     1998 to present
Law Times Reports   1918-1965  
Privy Council   1865 to1875 1865-1875
Probate   1865 to present 1865 to present
Queens Bench   1865 to present 1865 to present
Scots Law Times     1909 to present
Session Cases 1821 to present 1930 to present 1907 to present
Singapore Law Reports 1965 to present    
Simon's Tax Cases   1973 to present  
State Trials 1163-1858    
The Law Reports   1865 to present 1865 to present
The Weekly Law Reports   1953 to present 1953 to present
Times Law Reports 1990 to present 1987 to present  


Ordering Case Reports Online

You may be able to obtain a copy of the case report, but at a cost. First of all, you will need to decipher the citation to get the full title of the report series. Check the Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations as a first step.


On the Bailli (British and Irish legal Information Institute) website you can access freely available British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.