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How do I search case law using CanLII?

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Nov 4, 2021

Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) is a free resource where you can search online for case decisions from every level of Canadian courts. It is a great resource for self-representing litigants. It has powerful search capabilities and it is worth spending some time to learn how to get the most from this database of case law.

You can read more about how to research using CanLII on How to Separate. It provides information to improve your searches and how to read case names.