Judicial publications are published decisions and judgments of the South African courts. There is a list of references to decided cases related to specific sections for each Act at the back of each statute book. The list refers the user to the specific volumes and page numbers given in the Law Reports. The names of parties involved in a case can also be traced by looking in the Consolidated Index or Noter-Ups. There is also a list of cases related to each topic or subject in LAWSA, the encyclopaedia for South African law.
The LexisNexis Butterworths Online group of databases publishes the full text of cases, and the Jutastat products are available on the Unisa Library CD-ROM Network (accessed via the WinCDNet icon).
There are online sites which freely publish the full text of South African cases, eg.
The Unisa Library has a large research collection of legal books and they may be located with the help of OASIS, the library’s catalogue.
JOURNAL ARTICLES AND OTHER LEGAL MATERIAL
The library subscribes to several databases which index, abstract and provide the full text of selected legal and criminology journal articles and other legal documentation. These include:
The library also subscribes to many electronic journal titles which can be found by using the Unisa Library e-Journal Finder.