What are SA Law Reports?

What are SA Law Reports?

Published monthly the All South African Law Reports publishes civil and criminal cases and precedent-setting judgments to facilitate legal research. The reports are fully indexed comprising annotations and table of statutes.

Where can I find South African law reports?

South African Law Reports Electronic copies of these cases are available on the LEXISNEXIS Butterworths database. Published weekly ( 1923+). Judgments are brief and classified in different subjects. The series has an index and a list to statutes judicially considered.

When you are looking for SA Law Reports which databases are applicable?

LexisNexis (South Africa) contains the All South African Law Reports, the Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports, the Competition Law Reports, the Butterworths Arbitration Law Reports, the Butterworths Labour Law Reports and the Butterworths Pension Law Reports.

What are pre Union law reports?

2 Pre-Union South African law reports and law reporters These were generally the result of private initiative and not officially sanctioned by either the relevant government or the particular court. They were not specialised, but covered decisions on all areas of the law.

Is Juta publishers a law report?

‘Juta’ and ‘Jutastat’ are names synonymous with South African legal publishing and a heritage of excellence. Juta’s unrivalled range of iconic authored commentary works, law reports, legislation and journals are indispensable to the practice of law and the effective functioning of government and business.

Where can I find law reports?

Law students should be aware that there are three legal databases which contain law reports:

  • JustisOne.
  • LexisLibrary.
  • Westlaw.

Where can I find cases online?

How To Find Free Case Law Online

  • Introduction.
  • Google Scholar.
  • CourtListener.
  • Caselaw Access Project.
  • FindLaw.
  • Justia.

What is the hierarchy of law reports?

The Official Law Reports: Appeal Cases (AC), Queen’s Bench (QB), Family (Fam), Chancery (Ch) and earlier series of the Law Reports published by the ICLR have been the most authoritative reports (or ‘best report’) since 1865. These reports include summaries of counsels’ argument.

What are the two types of law reports?

Form and types

  • Full-Text Law Reports.
  • Summary Reports.
  • Official Reports.
  • Non-Official Reports.
  • All India Reports.
  • State Specific Reports.

What is Juta used for?

It is used as a textured surface for sets, curtains and props, especially for the decoration of shop windows, commercial spaces and exhibitions. Recently it is also used in fashion as an ecological material for bags and accessories.

Are judgments published in the South African law reports?

This column discusses judgments as and when they are published in the South African Law Reports, the All South African Law Reports, the South African Criminal Law Reports and the Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports.

When were the first law reports published in South Africa?

Law reports before 1947 were published in separate volumes for each of the High Courts in the Cape Colony, Natal, the Orange Free State and the Transvaal. Some of the earlier reports were published privately and are known by the person responsible for publishing the cases i.e. Watermeyer, Searle, Menzies and Buchanan.

Will the date/s indicated in the lead calendar be confirmed?

The date/s indicated in the LEAD Calendar will be confirmed in due notice. This is due to the impact of the corona virus. Registration will remain open.

Where can I get legal information from South Africa?

We are grateful to all the legal practitioners and court officials who help us source judgments every day. The Southern African Legal Information Institute publishes legal information for free public access which comprises mainly of case law from South Africa.