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Types of Legal Materials

Primary legal materials are the written records of the law

  • Legislation
  • Cases 

Secondary legal materials are those materials which are ABOUT the law:

  • Extrinsic legal materials which are documents, defined within a jurisdiction's Interpretation Act, that can be used in court to interpret the meaning and intent of legislation.  These usually consist of Parliamentary debates (Hansard) and Law Reform documents.
  • Books, journals and commentaries which discuss the law
  • Reference tools which help find the law (dictionaries, encyclopaedias, guides and directories).

Need legal advice?

SCALES - Southern Communities Advocacy Legal and Education Service Inc.

See the Self Represented Litigants - Free Resources Research Topic Guide

Research Support

Researchers at Murdoch University are supported by the Library and the Division of Research and Development.

Use our Supporting Research at Murdoch Guide to discover the Library's services for Graduate Research students and other researchers.

Please contact Debra Smith to make an appointment for advice on research strategies, resources and tools specific to your area of research - this service is especially for staff, graduate research and honours students.

 

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Debra Smith

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Law Library Help Desk

Semester hours:

Monday: 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 10.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 10.30am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 10.30am - 4.30pm

Friday: 10.30am -1.30pm

The Law Library Help Desk is located in the Murdoch University Law Library - South Wing Level 3 of the South Street Campus Library.

It is staffed by senior law students who are there to assist with your Library Research Tests and with legal research queries.

Note: The Law Library Help Desk is unstaffed during non-teaching weeks.
For assistance during these weeks, please complete a Service Now request.

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