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Thomson Reuters Westlaw contains the international legal material from Thomson Reuters publishers.

Content includes legislation, case law, commentary and law reviews and journals from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, European Union and other jurisdictions. Depth of coverage varies for different countries and states.

United States legal resources include: Federal and State legislation, case law and KeyCite citator, Restatements of the Law, Corpus Juris Secundum, American Jurisprudence 2d, Blacks Law Dictionary, and a wide range of treatises.

Canadian legal resources include: Federal and Provincial legislation, case law and KeyCite citator, Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Index to Canadian Legal Literature, and specialist legal commentaries.

United Kingdom legal resources include: Legislation and case law, Legal Journals Index, and specialist legal commentaries. Note that content from the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales has moved to the ICLR database.

European Union legal resources include: European Union legislation and case law.

Australian and New Zealand legal resources are in the Westlaw NZ database.


Access to Westlaw is restricted to current Faculty and General Staff and students of the University of Auckland. It may not be used for commercial purposes.


In 2016 Westlaw International moved to the Thomson Reuters Westlaw website. Content may vary from the older site.