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Saskatchewan Cases Database



1: What is the Saskatchewan Cases Database (1:46)

 

  • What is the Saskatchewan Cases database?

  • Where you can find the Saskatchewan Cases database

  • The basic parts of the Saskatchewan Cases search screen



2: Finding a Particular Case with the Saskatchewan Cases Database (2:32)

 

  • The easiest way to find a particular decision is to search by citation. Either a neutral citation or any valid citation to a printed report will work
  • To search using the case name, enter the names of parties separated by the AND operator
  • For example, Iet's locate Hoffman v Monsanto, 2007 SKCA 47



3: Finding a Case of Unknown Name with the Saskatchewan Cases Database (2:39)

 

  • What if you want to search for a case of unknown name?
  • For example, I am trying to locate a Queen's Bench judgment by Justice Gerein, made sometime in the last five years, on arbitrary detention



4: Noting Up a Case with the Saskatchewan Cases Database (2:45)

 

  • The database can search for Saskatchewan judicial considerations of cases from any jurisdiction, as well as statutes, regulations, and rules
  • For example, has the Court of Appeal's 2012 decision in R v Gunn ever been considered by a Saskatchewan Court?

5: Noting Up a Statute with the Saskatchewan Cases Database (4:56)

 

  • The database can search for Saskatchewan judicial considerations of statutes from any jurisdiction, as well as regulations and rules
  • All legislation mentioned in Saskatchewan case law is indexed in the database
  • For example, has section 17 of The Administration of Estates Act ever been considered in a Saskatchewan Court?