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African Law Reporter
The African Law Reporter website contains a sampling of African cases, constitutions, and statutes, as well as news and scholarly articles related to African legal systems.
Asian Legal Information Institute
The Asian Legal Information Institute website offers information from all 27 countries and territories in Asia. The website provides both searching and browsing of its databases of legislation, case-law, law reform reports, and law journals.
British and Irish Legal Information Institute
The British and Irish Legal Information Institute has British and Irish case law and legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.
Centre for German Legal Information
The Centre for German Legal Information provides free online access to German legal materials in English. The Centre’s website offers judgments and orders made by German and federal state courts, decisions from international courts that deal with German legal issues, German legislative acts, and secondary legal materials including articles, research papers, and reports. There is also a section which lists links to other websites offering information about German law in English.
CIA World Factbook
Includes basic information about each country’s legal system. Available on HeinOnline.
CIA World Factbook
Columbia University Law Library - Guides to Foreign Legal Research
A list of guides to foreign legal research, organized by country, maintained by the Columbia University Law Library.
Commonwealth Legal Information Institute
Collection of legal resources from 59 commonwealth and common law countries and territories.
Competition Laws - International Bar Associations Global Competition Forum
This International Bar Association website provides links to the competition laws of various countries.
Search, and compare 160 world constitutions.
This is an index of countries constitutions, charters, amendments, etc. that are available on the internet.
Constitutions of the Countries of the World
This is a print set that has constitutions that are translated into English. Published by Oceana. Treatises K3157.E5 C65
Country-by-Country Guide to Foreign Law Research
This website, maintained by the Yale University Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library, provides country-by-country research guides meant to connect users to the best research resources and databases for each country.
Doing Business Law Library
This is a free online collection of business laws and regulations of many countries. This site is maintained by the World Bank.
Provides access to environmental treaties, national legislation, and national and international judicial decisions. Allows searching by subject, keyword, and country. This site is operated by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and the UN Environment Programme.
European Forum of Official Gazettes
This site links to the official gazettes of member countries of the European Union, members of the European Free Trade Association, EU candidate countries, and EU potential candidate countries.
This database by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has national laws dealing with food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources.
Finding English Cases, Statutes, and Secondary Sources
This New York University Law School website provides information on how to research English law, including cases, statutes, and regulations (administrative law). It also offers an excellent listing of secondary sources on English law.
Foreign Law Guide
(On-campus use. Remote access-ASU students & staff)
Electronic version of Foreign Law: Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World by Reynolds and Flores. Lists sources for the laws of various countries, searchable by country or keyword.
Foreign Official Gazette Database
This database is provided by the Center for Research Libraries. It is list of national legal newspapers held by CRL and various libraries. It is organized by country.
France - Constitutional Council web site
The French Constitutional Council website makes a number of the Councils decisions available in English.
GLIN - Global Legal Information Network
A database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. Documents are in their official language and are accompanied by a summary in English. Law Library of Congress.
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Global Banking Law Database
A project of The World Bank Group and The International Monetary Fund.
Global Legal Information Catalog
This Library of Congress site leads users to publications that reprint the laws of multiple jurisdictions on a particular topic. It is searchable by country, topic, author, and keyword.
A source for finding countries’ supreme court decisions on the web.
GlobaLex - Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Research Guides
GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication, published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the NYU School of Law, which provides extensive information on researching international law. The guides and articles published by GlobaLex are written by international legal scholars and practitioners.
Government Gazettes Online
This University of Michigan website links to government gazettes, publications which federal governments worldwide publish as means to communicate with officials and the general public.
Guide to Official Publications of Foreign Countries
2nd ed. American Library Association, 1997. Reference Z7164.G7 G9464 1997
HeinOnline Library - World Constitutions Illustrated
Hong Kong Legal Information Institute
Provides access to Hong Kong regulations, ordinances, and court decisions.
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Online access from 1970 – present is available to College of Law students, faculty, and staff only. An index of articles from periodicals dealing with public and private international law, comparative law, and the municipal law of countries other than the U.S., the British Isles and the British Commonwealth. Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London in co-operation with the American Association of Law Libraries. Also available in print from 1960-present. Law Indexes
The Inter-Parliamentary Union is an international organization of parliaments of sovereign states. Website provides links to member countries’ parliaments, access to PARLINE database which contains information on the structure and working methods of the parliamentary chambers in countries where a national legislature exists, and other information.
International Courts and Tribunals Library
Searchable database of decisions of international and multinational courts and tribunals. The database is maintained by the World Legal Information Institute.
International Digest of Health Legislation, World Health Organization
The World Health Organization provides a digest of international health legislation searchable by country, by subject, by volume and by issue (4 issues per year/volume.)
International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law
36 vols. Legal systems of every country of the world. Brief account of sources of law, selected bibliography. Law Reference K530.I57.
International Law Update (INTLAW; ILAWUP)
LexisNexis 10/1995 -
Digests of recent opinions of national courts dealing with international law, international agreements, applications of the Hague Evidence and Service Conventions, rules of administrative agencies, opinions of the WTO dispute settlement body, and regulations and directives of the European Union.
Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Materials on the Net
The Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law of The School of Oriental and African Studies provides a bibliography of legal resources available at the school and elsewhere on the Web. Some resources appear in full-text. Topics include family law, public law, commercial law, water, and others. Also available are references to sources of primary and secondary law.
Supreme Court decisions from 42 countries. In French.
Law Library Resource Exchange (LLRX) Comparative and Foreign Law Guides
Links to guides to researching foreign laws of various countries.
Legal Information Institute of India
The Legal Information Institute of India is a comprehensive online collection of Indian legal information. The webpage contains 50 databases including Indian legislation, case law, treaties, law reform reports, legal scholarship, cases concerning India in international courts and tribunals, and cases concerning Indian from the pre-1873 English Reports.
This website from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe provides full-text legislation for Western and Eastern European countries related to human rights and related topics such as elections, gender, and migration.
LexisNexis China Law Database
The LexisNexis China Law Database is an authoritative collection of Chinese laws, regulations, tax information, judicial decisions, and other legal documents, collected from government sources, and translated into English by LexisNexis China Online (COL) in Beijing.
Martindale-Hubbell International Law Digest
Gives information about the laws of various countries.
Mexican Legal Information Sources
A research guide from the Ross-Blakley Law Library at Arizona State University.
Modern Legal Systems Cyclopedia
The Modern Legal systems Cyclopedia is a 22-volume encyclopedia set, available in print and now on HeinOnline. It offers an introduction to the major legal systems in the world, with coverage ranging from legal education and the way of professional practice, to the form of government and substantive law.
Multinational Collections Database – Library of Congress
The Multinational Collections Database lists items which reprint the laws and regulations of international jurisdictions on a particular legal topic, comparative in nature.
N-Lex – A Common Gateway to National Law (Europe)
A Common Gateway to National Law. This common access portal for sources of national law has been developed by the Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in conjunction with the Member States of the European Union. It allows users to search national sites using a single uniform search template. N-Lex is still an experimental project.
National Case Law (Europe)
This portal of national case law was created by the Network of the Presidents of the European Supreme Courts.
Nations of the World
A directory of web sites containing laws of nations, organized alphabetically by country. The directory is maintained by the Library of Congress.
National legislation dealing with labor, social security, and human rights. Maintained by the International Labour Organization.
Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute
Links to laws of various Pacific island nations.
Southern Africa Legal Information Institute
This site collects and publishes legal materials from southern and eastern Africa.
UNESCO - Collection of National Copyright Laws
A collection of national copyright and related legislation of UNESCO member countries. Not all of the legislation is available in English.
Websites of Foreign Embassies in the U.S
U.S. Department of State list of known websites for foreign embassies in the U.S.
Websites of U.S. Embassies and Consulates
U.S. Department of State list of websites of U.S. embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions.
This site by the World Intellectual Property Organization has national laws and treaties on intellectual property of WIPO, WTO, and UN member states.
World Constitutions Illustrated
(On-campus use. Remote access-ASU students & staff)
This HeinOnline collection has contemporary and historical documents relating to the constitutions of many countries. It is arranged by country and includes primary documents (in English) as well as numerous secondary sources.
World LII: Countries
A directory of web sites containing foreign laws, arranged by country.
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