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BUAD 209: Business Law

This library guide will provide you with information to complete your Canadian case law or legislation research.

Apply the law to your facts

Remember to note up!

Case Law

After a case is decided it could be:

  • appealed or possibly overturned; called judicial history
  • used as precedence or criticized in another case/decision; called judicial treatment

Researching the judicial history and treatment of a case is called "noting up."

Statutes

Similarly, checking the treatment and application of a statute (or portion of a statute) is also called "noting up."

Noting Up Tool

LexisNexis® Quicklaw has an online citator called Quickcite that notes up cases and legislation.

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