Understanding the structure of a case, and knowing which identifying elements are searchable in each database, can save you time in locating the case, looking for other similar cases, and finding additional information to assess its relevance to a particular situation.
Typically, judgments have the same structure as below:
The Common Law doctrine of precedent is established on the hierarchical structure of the court system. Different elements of the hierarchy, and how they relate to each court, must be considered when establishing the precedent.
Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Noongar people, who are
the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Noongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.