Legal commentary: Legal commentaries and books

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Australian legal commentary services

Legal commentary services   commentaries

Also known as loose-leaf services (in print) and reporters, legal commentary services provide comprehensive coverage of a broad area of law, such as criminal law, administrative law, contract, etc., and include commentary, legislation and case law. The major Australian legal publishers provide the majority of these services online via:

Alternatively, use Search to find a specific commentary.


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Law handbooks & manuals

Law handbooks & manuals

Key law texts

Key law texts

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Identify key Australian legal texts by topic using the University of Melbourne Law Library's Australian Legal Text Finder

Use Monash University Library's Search to locate key texts at Monash.

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Foreign commentary services

Foreign law commentary

See our Foreign Law Library Guide.