Reading cases and legislation

Donoghue v Stevenson

Follow the link to read about a product liability case strikingly similar to Donoghue v Stevenson, this time involving a decomposing frog in a salad supplied to Nandos by a third party, Salads to Go. Can you identify the similarities and differences between the two cases? What do you think the outcome should be?

The ICLR has also produced a special anniversary edition of the Law Reports, featuring the top 15 cases as voted for by its readers, including Donoghue v Stevenson. Contains some useful infographics, and also details of other shortlisted cases. How familiar are you with each of the 15 cases?

Legal sources
Contains transcripts of Supreme Court judgments since August 2009
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) is a good source for case transcripts
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations is an online index of the abbreviations used in citations to refer to law reports
Both of these online resources are sources of precedents, as used by firms. NB These sites are subscription access but you can read about their services. If you have the opportunity to learn how to use these resources with your law librarian to support you at university, do so.

European law
Europa website provides general information on EU law
EUR-Lex website is a good source of European legislation

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