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Subject Guides

Law: UK Case Law

The library guide for Cambridge University's Squire Law Library.

Printed law reports

Our print collection of English law reports is held in stacks 6-11 on the first floor and filed in alphabetical order.

It is important to remember that not all cases are reported and that there is a difference between a transcript and a report with commentary.

Recomended databases

Training Guides

A list of training guides to our subscription databases are available on the library's webpages accessible here.

Law Reports

Photo of stacks in the Squire Law Library. In the foreground are brown and red volumes looking very official but also well-used and battered.

BAILII

http://www.bailii.org/

BAILLI includes British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.

Current Awareness

innertemplelibrary.com

Current Awareness is a blog from the Inner Temple Library providing up-to-date information on new case law, changes in legislation and legal news from England and Wales.

Legal Abbreviations

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

This database allows you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law.