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New Westlaw (Australia) Tip - How to use Law Summaries

Last Published: February 26, 2020

Law summaries are suggested answers to common legal questions sourced directly from relevant and authoritative case law.

  1. Type a keyword(s) into the global search bar, e.g., Agency or Res Judicta

  2. Choose a suggested legal question from the drop-down list.

  1. Alternatively, type in a direct legal question and select the question from the drop-down.

  1. The law summary results are displayed in descending order by most authoritative and/or most commonly cited.
    There are direct links to the full text judgment beneath each law summary.

  1. Click the Show More button to see all law summary results.

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