Australasian Colonial Legal History Library Launched

Via beSpecific, a new Australasian Colonial Legal History Library launched online.

This Library includes databases of Australasian legal history accessible via AustLII. Catalog and Websearch enables browsing of Australasian legal history related materials on other websites as does Law on Google.

Databases are divided into New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, New Zealand, and Law Journals and Legal Scholarship. Further, researchers can perform searches of catalog or the web by jurisdiction, constitutional history, federation, lawyers & organizations, research centers, collections & other resources, courts & case-law, law journals, and legislation.

Related Reading:

D. Greenleaf et al., Digitising and Searching Australasian Colonial Legal HistoryUNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-23 (July 13, 2012), available at

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