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The CanLII Primer: Legal Research Principles and CanLII Navigation for Self-Represented Litigants

This primer is designed to help self-represented litigants (SRLs) navigate CanLII in order to prepare for the presentation of their cases - in court, in chambers, or as part of a negotiation or mediation. CanLII (www.canlii.org) is a free legal service that can be accessed by anyone on the web.

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produced by
The National Self-Represented Litigants Project
produced in
2015
last reviewed
September 2016 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
 

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resource type
manuals & books
tags
court system, legal research, online research, legal citation, cited cases, ratio decidendi, court level, appeals, case law, precedent, stare decisis, noting up, common law, SRL, SRLs
other formats
audio/podcast