Case Law & Copyright

Sources For Case Law And Tribunal Decisions Online


There are a few sources for case law and tribunal decisions online.

Supreme Court of Canada
via LexUM (Some decisions are scanned versions of the original, print S.C.R.)

1860 – current:

Supreme Court of Canada docket


Case Law Collection
CanLii links (or URL addresses) for specific cases are
permanent and do not change.

Tribunal decisions are also available on CanLii. 
To locate a particular tribunal decision collection,
click “Database Search”, in CanLii, from the lower left menu.

Tribunal Decisions Elsewhere Online

Please note that many tribunals are beginning to place
recent years' tribunal decisions online, on their websites. 
A simple internet search (such as Google) will direct you to the
internet location.

UK Cases - English Cases  
Although cases from the late 1990's onward are most of the
cases available on, some earlier cases are being added.
/law/library/uk-legal-info-0 - Copyright & Reproduction: