Journal articles often provide up-to-date information on very discrete topics, and can provide alternative views on a topic. How much information you have determines your starting point (see finding law journals).
Use the Legal Citations of Aotearoa New Zealand to decode the abbreviation of a New Zealand journal.
Use the Cardiff index to legal abbreviations to decode the abbreviation of a non-NZ journal.
These databases provide a broad range of journal articles, but not always the full text of the article.
Quick guide to search operators in selected databases.
If you cannot find what you need, please contact the Law Subject Librarians – Theresa Buller and John Arnold.