European Union legal resources

Use the Catalogue to find material in the University of Auckland Library’s collection of law reports, books, journals, theses and dissertations.

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Key databases | Case law online

Key databases

Use the following databases when you are looking for European Union cases:

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Case law online

  • All England Law Reports European Cases
    Also available in Lexis Advance from 1995 (not currently updated): Explore US Research > International > View All Countries > European Union > All European Union Cases > All England Law Reports European Cases (Archive).
  • Common Market Law Reports
    Also available in Westlaw  from 1963. Full-text decisions from the Court of Justice of the European Communities, the Court of First Instance of the European Communities, the European Free Trade Association Court, and the Commission of the European Communities, as well as national courts and tribunals of European Union member states.
  • Entertainment and Media Law Reports
    Also in Westlaw from 1993. Full-text decisions from the Copyright Tribunal, the High Court of Justice, and other United Kingdom appellate courts, and the Court of Justice and Court of First Instance of the European Communities that relate to entertainment and media law, including libel, publishing contracts, breach of confidence, and copyright.
  • Environmental Law Reports
    Also available in Westlaw from 1993. Full-text decisions related to environmental law from courts in the United Kingdom and the Court of Justice of the European Communities. Editorial commentary examines issues raised in significant cases.
  • European Commercial Cases
    Available in Westlaw from 1978. Selected full-text decisions related to international commercial trade from courts in the United Kingdom and the European Union, as well as the domestic courts of European Union member states, Australia, and the United States.
  • European Copyright and Design Reports
    Available in Westlaw from 2000. Full-text case law reports from European Copyright and Design Reports, which covers copyright decisions from many European courts.
  • European Human Rights Reports
    Also available in Westlaw from 1979. Full-text decisions from the European Court of Human Rights and selected reports and decisions from the European Commission of Human Rights, as well as settlements and resolutions of the Committee of Ministers.
  • European Patent Office Reports
    Available in Westlaw from 1979. Full-text decisions of the European Patent Office and its boards of appeal, including cross-references to rules of the European Patent Convention, as reported in European Patent Office Reports.
  • European Trade Mark Reports
    Available in Westlaw from 1996. Full-text trademark decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, the Court of First Instance of the European Communities, designated trademark courts, and domestic courts, as well as trademark applications submitted to and decisions of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Opposition Division and boards of appeal).
  • Fleet Street Reports
    Also available in Westlaw from 1966. Full-text decisions from courts and tribunals in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Commonwealth, and the European Union related to intellectual and industrial property, including litigation in areas such as software, computer contracts, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and merchandising.

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Use the Catalogue to find European Union legal journals in the University of Auckland Library. Or search the following databases when you are looking for European Union legal journal articles:

Law journals online

  • Common Market Law Review
  • EU Focus
    Available in Westlaw from 2001 (Iss 47). Offers impartial and reliable 'Euro' intelligence in the area of European Law, highlighting the areas and issues of importance to the professional.
  • European Business Organization Law Review
    Also available in Westlaw and Lexis.com from 2000. A leading European publication addressing all legal aspects of business organisation.
  • European Competition Law Review
    Also available in Westlaw from 1986 (vol 7). Covers antitrust and related trade regulation issues in the European Union and its member states, as well as in major European Union trading nations such as the United States, Australia, and Japan. Articles provide analysis on important cases and legislative developments.
  • European Constitutional Law Review
    Also available in Westlaw and Lexis.com from 2005. Contains articles on doctrine, scholarship and history, plus jurisprudence and book reviews. Its scope is European law and constitutional law, history and theory, comparative law and jurisprudence.
  • European Human Rights Law Review
    Also available in Westlaw from 1996. Articles and other materials which analyze and report on European human rights law. Provides a forum for debate on the European Convention of Human Rights.
  • European Intellectual Property Review
    Also available in Westlaw from 1986 (vol 8). Covers intellectual property issues, as well as analysis of relevant court decisions, legislation, and regulation in the United Kingdom and the European Union, including news from the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
  • European Journal of International Law
    Also in available in Westlaw from 2002 (vol 13).
  • European Law Review
    Also available in Westlaw from 1986 (vol 11). Covers legal developments in the European Union, member states of the European Union, and the Council of Europe. Also includes reports of new case law and commentary on European Union legislation.
  • European Public Private Partnership Law Review
    Also available in Westlaw from 2013.
  • European Union Global Competition & Antitrust - Journals and Law Reviews
    Available in Westlaw. Combination database that includes global competition and antitrust-related articles from European Union publications. Coverage varies by publication.
  • European Union International Commercial Arbitration - Journals and Law Reviews
    Available in Westlaw. Combination database that includes articles from legal periodicals from European Union countries. Coverage varies by publication.

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New Zealand Law Style Guide

All written work completed for the Faculty of Law must comply with the New Zealand Law Style Guide (See rules 10.5.1, 10.5.3 and 10.5.4 for citing cases and rule 10.5.2 for citing legislation).

For further guidance on the citation of European Union legal sources not covered by the New Zealand Law Style Guide, see the latest edition of Guide to Foreign and International Legal Citations, published by New York University School of Law.

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