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vLex’s award-winning legal research platform enables you to navigate extensive collections of Caribbean law in one location, including case law from 18 jurisdictions, authoritative books and journals, and news and legal commentary from world-leading publishers. In partnership with the University of the West Indies, vLex is also the home of the entire CariLaw collection, which has been combined with vLex’s own historic Caribbean collection to provide comprehensive coverage of Caribbean case law.


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Cayman Islands Law Reports

The official Cayman Islands Law Reports contain cases from the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and appellate courts dating back to 1923, with comprehensive coverage from 1952. This series is a vital repository for practitioners and librarians in the Caribbean, and it is exclusively available from vLex outside of the Cayman Islands.

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The Caribbean Law Review (CLR) was originally founded in 1991 as the University of the West Indies Faculty of Law’s biannual flagship journal, publishing high-quality scholarship focused on Commonwealth Caribbean Law. The journal is of strategic and historic significance to the region; taking a uniquely Caribbean-centric perspective, and cited extensively by courts and legal scholars. With its relaunch, CLR continues its commitment to authoritative, peer-reviewed, legal analysis, with an emphasis on Caribbean legal developments and topics of regional importance, and to remaining open access in order to support the dissemination of scholarship vital to the area’s development.

With articles spanning substantive law, policy, and sociolegal studies, CLR is read throughout the legal community, including by academics, researchers, lawyers, and the judiciary. In addition to journal articles by legal experts, the publication offers in-depth commentaries, case notes, and book reviews of new and upcoming legal titles. Recent articles include a discussion on the ethics of health-promoting taxes, an overview of regulations around noncommunicable diseases, and an analysis of sugar tax legislation.

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