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A Selective List of Guides to Foreign Legal Research

Written by Silke Sahl Last Updated September 25, 2013

Updated by Alison Sherwin


Contents

Worldwide Guides

The following guides discuss how to do foreign law research in general. Some are also portals to foreign legal sources (including from many of the countries listed below). If the country you are researching is not listed below, the portals in this section may lead you to legal sources for that country.

Bynum, Charlotte. Foreign Law: Subject Law Collections on the Web. December 2007.

Germain, Claire M. Germain's Transnational Law Research: A Guide for Attorneys. Ardsley-on-Hudson, NY: Transnational Juris Publications, Inc., c1991- (loose-leaf).
Reference, Comp 077 G317

Georgetown University Law Center, E. B. Williams Library.
Foreign and Comparative Law Research Guide.. October 2010.

Globalex, International, Comparative and Foreign Law Research.

Harvard Law School Library. Guide to Researching Foreign Law on the Internet.

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Flare--Foreign Law Research (Europe)

LLRX International/ Foreign Law Portal

Library of Congress. Guide to Law Online: Nations. July 2011.

Norman, Paul. Globalex. Comparative Law. February 2009.

Reynolds, Thomas H. and Arturo A. Flores. Foreign Law: Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World. Littleton, CO: F.B. Rothman, 1989.
Reference, K38 .R49 1989 (loose-leaf)

Also available online from the Columbia Law School campus through the Diamond Law Library's Electronic Resources Page.

Roznovschi, Mirela. LLRX. Evaluating Foreign and International Legal Databases on the Internet. October 1, 2000.

Rumsey, Mary. Globalex. Basic Guide to Researching Foreign Law. March 2010.

Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. Law Online Portal. 2011.

Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Library. Country-by-Country Guide to Foreign Law Research.

Regional Guides

AFRICA

Williams, Jane. Globalex. Sources of Online Legal Information for African Countries. May/June 2011.

ASIA

Macoustra, Jane. LLRX. A Web Guide to Free Legal and Compliance Resources on the Asia Pacific Region. June 3, 2002

CARIBBEAN

Dina, Yemisi. Globalex. Guide to Caribbean Law Research. January/February 2010.

EUROPE

Grossman, Andrew. Globalex. Finding the Law: the Micro-States and Small Jurisdictions of Europe. February 2005. (Includes Andorra, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican State; the Channel Islands, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Northern Cyprus; and an addendum including Republika Srpska, Montenegro, Kosovo and Transnistria.)

Winterton, Jules and Elizabeth M. Information Sources in Law. 2nd Ed. London; New Providence, N.J.: Bowker-Saur, c1997.
Reference, Comp 077 In36 1997

ISLAMIC LAW

Grossman, Andrew. LLRX. Finding the Law: Islamic Law (Sharia). August 1, 2002.

Library of Congress. Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Recent Works Published in English. April 2011.

PACIFIC ISLANDS

Murgatroyd, Peter. Globalex. Introduction to Researching South Pacific Law. February 2009.

Bird, Ruth, Anna Matich and Diane Thompson. LLRX. Update to Law of the Pacific Islands: A Guide to Web Based Resources. July 31, 2008.

SCANDINAVIA

Swift, Hester. IALS. Library Research Guide: Scandinavia. June 2011.

Thorpe, Suzanne. LLRX. Online Legal Information in Denmark, Norway and Sweden--Updated. April 16, 2001.

National Guides

AFGHANISTAN

Sial, Omar. Globalex. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Legal System and Research. October 2010.

ALBANIA

Mozina, Engjellushe Kozeli. Globalex. A Guide to Researching the Albanian Legal System. May 2013.

ALGERIA

Ramette, Vincent. Globalex. Algerian Legal Research. February 2013.

ANGOLA

Rainha, Paula. Globalex. Republic of Angola - Legal System and Research. September/October 2007.


ARGENTINA

Hoyos, Gloria Orrego, Gisela Monge Roffarello, Emilse Monge Roffarello, Ezequiel Trajtenberg and Juilo O. Trajtenberg. Globalex. A Research Guide to the Argentine Legal System. November/December 2011.

Kozameh, Ernesto Nicolás, Julio Trajtenberg, Nicolás Kozameh Jr., and Ezequiel Trajtenberg. LLRX. Guide to the Argentine Executive, Legislative and Judicial System . July 15, 2001.

Read, Katherine. IALS. Library Research Guide: Argentina. April 2011.

ARMENIA

Arakelyan, Sergey and Anna Margaryan. Globalex. A Legal Research Guide to Armenia. June 2010.

AUSTRALIA

Banks, Cate. Law on the Internet. 2nd Ed. Leichhardt, N.S.W.: Federation Press, 2000. Cellar Rm B-8, KU33 .B36 2002

Deakin University. Researching Australian law. Sydney: LBC Information Services, 1997. Cellar Rm B-8, KU47 .R47 1997

Griffiths, Laura. IALS. Library Research Guide: Australia. August 2011.

Kinder, Petal. Globalex. A Guide to Online Research Resources for the Australian Federal Legal System with some Reference to the State Level. November/December 2010.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Australia.

Pengelley, Nicholas and Sue Milne. LLRX. Researching Australian Law. March 2009.

Research One. A Short Guide to Australian Legal Research. April 2005.

Watt, Robert and Francis Johns. Concise Legal Research, 6th ed. Sydney: Federation Press, 2009. Reference, KU47 .W37 2009

AUSTRIA

Oehlboeck, Johannes and Immanuel Gerstner. Globalex. The Austrian Legal System and Laws: A Brief Overview. October 2012.

Staudegger, Elisabeth. Recht online gratis: RIS/EUR-Lex: unentgeltliche juristische Datenbanken im Internet. Wien: Springer, 2003.
Cellar, Comp 077 St29 2003.

AZERBAIJAN

Gudrat, Fakhri Akperov. LLRX.A Guide to the Republic of Azerbaijan Law Research . January 15, 2002.

Iskandarli, Ramil. Globalex. A Guide to the Republic of Azerbaijan Law Research. April 2012.

BAHRAIN

Mechantaf, Khalil. Globalex. The Constitutional Law and the Legal System of the Kingdom of Bahrain. April 2010.


BANGLADESH

Karim, Md. Ershadul. Globalex. A Research Guide to the Legal System of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh. April 2013.

BELARUS

Khodosevich, Tatyana and Nadia Shalygina. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Belarus. August 2011.

BELGIUM

Mailliet, Christopher. Globalex. Research Guide to Belgian Law. October 2010.

IALS. Library Research Guide: Belgium. 2011.

BENIN

Gbaguidi, Ahonagnon Noel and William Kodjoh-Kpakpassou. Globalex. Introduction au Système Juridique et Judiciaire du Bénin. March/April 2009.

BERMUDA

Skiffington, Karen. Globalex. Finding the Law in Bermuda. July 2013.

BHUTAN

Karim, Ershadul and Chhime Tshoke Dorjee. Globalex. Research Guide to the Legal System of the Kingdom of Bhutan. September 2011.


BOLIVIA

Ipiña Nagel, Mauricio. Globalex. The Bolivian Legal System and Legal Research. December 2009.


BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Rozajac, Mirela. Globalex. A Guide to Legal Research in Bosnia and Herzegovina. November/December 2011.

BOTSWANA

Booi, Lubabalo. Globalex. Botswana's Legal System and Legal Research. May/June 2011.

Fombad, Charles M. and Emmanuel K. Quansah. The Botswana legal system. Durban: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2006.
Cellar, Af Bots 300 F731 2006

BRAZIL

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Brazil.

Passos, Edilenice. Globalex. Doing Legal Research in Brazil. July 2008.

Passos, Edilenice. Doing Legal Research in Brazil. Den Bosch, Netherlands: BookWorld Publications, 2000.
Cellar, Sp.Br 077 P268 2000

BULGARIA

Panayatov, Angel, Venelin Dimitrov and Blagomir Minov. Globalex. The Bulgarian Legal System and Legal Research. April 2008.

BURKINA FASO

Some, Kounkine Augustin. Globalex. Burkina Faso Legal Information and Research. January 2011.

BURUNDI

Bizimana, Syldie. Globalex. The Burundi Legal System and Research. November 2007.

CAMBODIA

Holligan, Jennifer and Tarik Abdulhak. Globalex. Overview of Cambodian History, Governance and Legal Sources. April 2011.


CAMEROON

Fombad, Charles Manga. Globalex. Researching Cameroonian Law. February 2011.

CANADA

Castel, Jacqueline R. and Omeela K. Latchman. The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research. 2nd Ed.Scarborough, Ont.: Carswell, c1996.
Reference, KE250 .C37 1996

Duke Law School Library. Canadian Legal Research. October 2011.

Kerr, Margaret Helen. Legal Research: Step by Step. Toronto, Canada: E. Montgomery Publications, 1998.
Cellar Rm B-8, KE250 .K47 1998

Ontario Bar Association. How Do I Find That? Internet Legal Research 2002. Ontario Bar Assocation, Continuing Legal Education, 2002.
3rd Floor, KE252.A66 H69.

Power, Gerry and Heather Memess. IALS. Library Research Guide: Canada. September 2011.

Tjaden, Ted. Legal Research and Writing. 2nd Ed. Toronto: Irwin Law, 2004.
Cellar Rm B-8, KE 250 .T53 2004

Tjaden, Ted. Globalex. Researching Canadian Law. September 2011.

Tsang, Louise. LLRX. Overview of Sources of Canadian Law on the Web, Update 3 . July 15, 2002.

Yogis, John. Legal Writing and Research Manual. 6th ed. Toronto: Butterworths, 2004.
Cellar Rm B-8, KE250 .L44 2004

Zivanovic, Aleksandra. Guide to Electronic Legal Research. Markham, Ontario: Butterworths, 2001.
Cellar Rm B-8, KE252 .Z59 2001

CHAD

Ngarhodjim, Nadjita F. Globalex. An Introduction to the Legal System and Legal Research in Chad. January 2012.

CHILE

Endress Gómez, Sergio. Globalex. Essential Issues of the Chilean Legal System. May 2010.

CHINA

Jianxiong, Zhai. LLRX. Judicial Information of the People's Republic of China: A Survey. October 1, 2002.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: China.

Liu, Joan. Globalex. Finding Chinese Law on the Internet. February 2005.

Liu, Joan and Liying Yu. Roaming the Virtual Law Library: A Guide to Online Sources. Law Press China: Beijing, 2004. 2nd Floor, Ch.P 077 M312 2004.

Luo, Wei. Chinese Law and Legal Research. W.S. Hein: Buffalo, 2005. 2nd Floor, Ch.P 077 L974 2005.

Luo, Wei and Joan Liu. LLRX. A Complete Research Guide to the Laws of the People's Republic of China. January 15, 2003.

McCloy, Bill. Chinese Legal Research at the University of Washington. March 2011.

Hong Kong

Cottrell, Jill. Legal Research: A Guide for Hong Kong Students. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, c1997. 2nd Floor, Ch.HK 077 C829 1997

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Hong Kong.

COLOMBIA

Ramirez, Antonio and Hernando Otero. Globalex. An Introduction to Colombian Governmental Institutions and Primary Legal Sources. March 2013.

CONGO (DRC)

Zongwe, Dunia, Francois Butedi and Clement Phebe. Globalex. The Legal System and Research of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): An Overview. August/September 2010.

COSTA RICA

Peterson, Roger. Globalex. A Guide to Legal Research in Costa Rica. April 2010.

COTE D'IVOIRE

Gueu, Kouable Clarisse. Globalex. The Legal System in Côte d’Ivoire: Where Do We Stand?. March/April 2009.

CROATIA

Kuecking, Dunja, Milivoje Zugi and Marija Glibota. Globalex. The Croatian Legal System. October 2009.

THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Pouperova, Olga. Globalex. An Introduction to the Czech Legal System and Legal Resources Online. May 2013.

DENMARK

Blume, Peter. At Finde Ret. Copenhagen: Jurist-og Okonomforbundets Forlag, 2000.Cellar, Den 077 B626 2000

Wandall, Rasmus H and Steen Rosendahl. Globalex. Researching Danish Law. January 2009.

THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Floren Romero, Marisol. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in the Dominican Republic. September 2012.

ECUADOR

Miño, Maria Dolores. Globalex. The Basic Structure of the Ecuadorian Legal System and Legal Research. September 2009.

EGYPT

Abdel Wahab, Mohamed S. Globalex. Egyptian Legal System and Legal Research. October 2012.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Egypt. August 2011.

EL SALVADOR

Samour, Oscar. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in El Salvador. March 2012.

ERITREA

French, Thomas R. Legal Literature of Eritrea: A Bibliographic Essay 24 N.C.J. Int'l L. & Com. Reg. 417 (1998-1999).

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Eritrea.

ESTONIA

Kuusik, Jannu and Kart Miil. Globalex. Guide to Estonian Legal System and Legal Research. April 2008.

Miil, Kart. LLRX. An Overview of Estonian Law and Web Resources. July 15, 2000.

ETHIOPIA

Alemu Aneme, Girmachew. Globalex. Introduction to the Ethiopian Legal System and Legal Research. August/September 2010.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO

Glisic, Jelena. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in the Federal Republic of Serbia and Montenegro. May 2005.

FINLAND

Sarvilinna, Sami and Erika Bergstrom. Globalex. Finnish Law on the Internet. November/December 2011.

FRANCE

Barthe, Emmanuel. Globalex. French Law on the Internet--The Basics and Free Resources. May 2005

Cottin, Stéphane and Jérôme Rabenou. Globalex. Researching French Law. September 2009.

Cottin, Stephane and Sophie Moyret. Petit Guide D'Acces A L'Information Juridique Francaise: Pratique de la Recherche Documentaire Juridique . Paris: ADBS Editions, 2000.
Cellar, Fr 077 C828 2000.

Germain, Claire. LLRX. Germain's French Law Guide. August 15, 2001.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: France.

Norman, Paul and Gerry Power. IALS. Library Research Guide: France. August 2007.

Szladits, Charles, and Claire Germain. Guide to Foreign Legal Materials: French. 2nd Rev. Ed. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Published for the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985.
Reference and Cellar, Fr 010 Sz41 1985

Tanguy, Yann. La Recherche Documentaire en Droit. 1. Ed. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, c1991.
Cellar, Fr 077 T156

GABON

Bozec, Jean-Pierre. Globalex. The Gabonese Legal System and Legal Research. July 2013.

GAMBIA

Ogbuitepu, Flora. Globalex. Guide to Gambian Legal Information. May 2012.

GEORGIA

Aladashvili, Irma, Natasha Patsia and Anna V. Dolidze. Globalex. Guide to Georgian Legal Research. November/December 2010.

GERMANY

Exter, Rita and Martina Kammer. Globalex. Legal Research in Germany between Print and Electronic Media: An Overview. February 2008.

Harvard Law School Library, German Legal Research.

Kearley, Timothy, and Wolfram Fischer. Charles Szladits' Guide To Foreign Legal Materials: German. 2nd Rev. Ed. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Published for the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University in the City of New York by Oceana Publications, c1990.
Reference and Cellar, Ger 010 K211 1990

Norman, Paul and Katherine Read. IALS. Library Research Guide: Germany. 2009/2010.

Omlor, Sebastian. Globalex. German Business and Commercial Laws: Guide to Translations into English and Select Auxiliary Sources. September 2012.

Staudegger, Elisabeth. Recht Online Gratis. New York: Springer, 2003.
Cellar, Comp 077 St29 2003

GHANA

Essien, Victor. Globalex. Researching Ghanian Law. January 2012.

Swift, Hester with contributions by Akua Asantewaa Aforo. IALS. Ghana. March 2011.

GREECE

Panezi, Maria. Globalex. A Description of the Structure of the Hellenic Republic, the Greek Legal System, and Legal Research. March 2013.

GUATEMALA

Rodriguez Pineda, Ana Cristina. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Guatemala. May 2012.

GUINEA

Sidibe, Ibrahima. Globalex. Guinean Legal System and Research. April 2012.

HAITI

Florén-Romero, Marisol. Globalex. Researching Haitian Law. February 2012.

HONDURAS

Alvarez, Jose Miguel and Jessica Ramos. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Honduras. June 2012.

HUNGARY

Antal, Zsuzsanna. Globalex. Introduction to Hungarian Law Research. August 2009.

ICELAND

Tryggvadottir, Ran, Thordis Ingadottir and Erna Mathiesen. Globalex. Researching Icelandic Law. March 2010.

INDIA

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: India.

Ramakrishnan, V. Globalex. Guide to Indian Laws. January 2006.

Srivastava, Rakesh Kumar. Globalex. A Guide to India’s Legal Research and Legal System. June 2010.

INDONESIA

Kimbrough, Tom, Alamo D. Laiman, Dewi Savitri Reni, Ronald Lengkong, and Sigit Ardiyanto. Globalex. The Indonesian Legal System and Legal Research. January 2012.

Tabalujan, Benny S. LLRX. The Indonesian Legal System. December 2, 2002.

IRAN

Sial, Omar. Globalex. A Guide to the Legal System of the Islamic Republic of Iran. February 2011.

Zare, Maliheh. Globalex. An Overview of Iranian Legal System and Research. July 2013.

IRELAND

Harvard Law School Library. Researching Irish Law. March 2008.

Newell, Jill and Hester Swift. IALS. Library Research Guide: Ireland. Summer 2007.

O'Malley, Thomas. Sources of Law: An Introduction to Legal Research and Writing. 2nd Ed. Dublin: Round Hall Sweet and Maxwell, 2001.
4th Floor, KDK110 .O45 2001

Whelan, Darius. Globalex. Guide to Irish Law. October 2010.

ISRAEL

Levush, Ruth. LLRX. Guide to the Israeli Legal System. October 1, 2001.

Levush, Ruth. Israel (Introductions to research in foreign law) Washington, D.C.: Law Library of Congress, 1992.
Cellar, Is 077 L579

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Israel.

Snyder, Esther M. Israel: A Legal Research Guide. (Legal Research Guides. Volume 37). Buffalo, New York: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2000.
Cellar, Is 077 Sn92 2000.

Tamir, Michal and Esther Mann Snyder. Globalex. A Guide to Legal Research in Israel. January 2011.

ITALY

Biasiotti, Maria Angela and Elio Fameli. Globalex. Guide to Italian Legal Research and Resources on the Web. July/August 2012.

Borruso, Renato and L. Mattioli. Computer E Documentazione Giuridica: Teoria E Pratica Della Ricerca: Guida Alla Consultazione Delle Banche Dati Istituzionali: Corte Suprema Di Cassazione, Senato Della Repubblica, Camera Dei Deputati, Istituto Poligrafico Dello Stato. Milano: A. Giuffre, c1999.
Cellar, It 059 B648 1999

Ladu, Raffaele. LLRX. Update to Overview of the Sources of Italian Law. March 19, 2001.

Leonardi, Maria Teresa. LLRX. Italian National and Regional Legislative Resources Online. November 1, 1999.

Norman, Paul, Gillian Sands and Laura Griffiths. IALS. Library Research Guide: Italy. August 2007.

Pascuzzi, Giovanni. Cyberdiritto: Guida Alle Banche Dati Italiane E Straniere, Alla Rete Internet E All'apprendimento Assistito Da Calcolatore. Bologna: Zanichelli, 1995.
Cellar, It 059 P263 1995

JAPAN

Britt, Rob. Japanese Legal Research at the University of Washington.

Ibusuki, Macoto.Globalex. Japanese Law via the Internet. September 2005.

Ishikawa, Mariko. Rīgaru risāchi = Legal research. Tokyo: Nihon Hyoronsha, 2008.
2nd Floor, Jpn 077 Is3 2008.

Ito, Hirofumi. Horitsugaku No Tame No Konpyuta = Computer Aided Legal Studies. Dai 1-han. Tokyo : Nihon Hyoronsha, 1997.
2nd Floor, Jpn 077 It6 1997

Kobayashi, Shigemitsu. Yasashii hōritsu jōhō no shirabekata, inʼyō no shikata. Tokyo: Bunshindo, 2010.
2nd Floor, Jpn 077 Y26 2010.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Japan. April 2011.

Tajima, Yutaka. Horitsu Joho No Kensaku To Ronbun No Kakikata. Tokyo: Maruzen, 1998.
2nd Floor, Jpn 077 T139 1998

KAZAKHSTAN

Malinovskiy, Victor and Karim Shakirov. LLRX. A Legal Research Guide to Kazakhstan. June 3, 2002.

Stalbovsky, Oleg, Maria Stalbovskaya and Anuar A. Nurakhmet. Globalex. Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan: A Guide to Web Based Resources. April 2011.

KENYA

Aloo, Leonard Obura, Tom Ojienda and Mathews Okoth. Globalex. Researching Kenyan Law. September 2011.

KOREA, NORTH

Goedde, Patricia. Globalex. Overview of the North Korean Legal System and Legal Research. March 2011.

KOREA, SOUTH

Kim, Hyeon-Cheol and Inyoung Cho. Globalex. South Korean Law Research on the Internet. January/February 2010.

Lee, Jootaek (Juice). Globalex. A Research Guide and a Bibliography for Korean Legal Resources in English. May 2010.

McCloy, Bill and Rob Britt. Korean Legal Research at the University of Washington. March 14, 2011.

KUWAIT

Khedr, Ahmed Aly. Globalex. Kuwait's Legal System and Legal Research. January/February 2010.


KYRGYZSTAN

Battalova, Sania. Globalex. A Guide to the Legal System and Legal Research in the Kyrgyz Republic. March 2006.

LATVIA

Ceica, Ilona, Baiba Bebre and Ligita Vasermane. Globalex. Guide to Latvian Law and Legal Resources. January 2007.

LEBANON

El Samad, Firas. Globalex. The Lebanese Legal System and Research. November/December 2008.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Lebanon.

Wahlisch, Martin. Globalex. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: An Introduction and Research Guide. September 2012.

LESOTHO

Thabane, Tebello. Globalex. The Law and Legal Research in Lesotho. June 2012.

LIBERIA

Kabbah, Hanatu. Globalex. A Guide to the Liberian Legal System and Legal Research. September 2008.


LIBYA

Simpkins, John L. S. Globalex. Libya's Legal System and Legal Research. November/December 2010.

LIECHTENSTEIN

Metzler, Ted. LLRX. Mini Research Guide to the Law of Liechtenstein. June 28, 2002.

LITHUANIA

Norvaisaite, Elona. Globalex. A Guide to the Lithuanian Legal System and Research. August 2013.

LUXEMBOURG

Henckes, Nicolas. Globalex. Description of the Legal System and Legal Research. July 2013.

Sands, Gillian and Hester Swift. IALS. Library Research Guide: Luxembourg. June 2010.

MACEDONIA

Angelov, Nic. Globalex. A Guide to Online Research Resources for the Macedonian Legal System. October 2011.


MADAGASCAR

Pillay, Kevashinee and Aviva Zimbris. Globalex. Law and Legal Systems in Madagascar: A Political Siege. April 2013.

MALAWI

Kapindu, Redson Edward. Globalex. Legal System and Research Resources. January 2009.

MALAYSIA

Ahmad, Sharifah Suhanah Syed. Globalex. Introduction to the Sources of Law in Malaysia. February 2012.

Noordin, Shaikh Mohamed and Lim Pui Keng. Globalex. An Overview of Malaysian Legal System and Research. May/June 2011.

Noordin, Shaikh Mohamed. Globalex. Researching Islamic Law: Malaysian Sources. May/June 2011.

MALDIVES

Ibrahim, Mohamed and Md. Ershadul Karim. Globalex. Research Guide on Legal System and Research of Maldives. July 2013.

MALI

Feiertag, Servaas. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Mali. July 2008.

MAURITANIA

Serge, Zelezeck Nguimatsa. Globalex. Researching the Legal System and Laws of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. August 2009.

MEXICO

Avalos, Franciso. Globalex. An Electronic Guide to Mexican Law. September 2012.

Avalos, Francisco. The Mexican Legal System. 2nd ed. Littleton, Colo.: F.B. Rothman, 2000.
Cellar, Sp.Mex 077 Av14 2000

Mendez, Jose-Juan. LLRX. Mexican Trademark and Copyright Law as it Applies to E-Commerce. March 19, 2001.

Vargas, Jorge A. LLRX. Electronic Guide to the Best Mexican Law Websites. January 19, 2004.

MOLDOVA

Harjevschi, Mariana and Ecaterina Eriju. Globalex. Performing Legal Research: the Moldovan Experience. April 2012.

MONGOLIA

Tseveen, Odgerel, Battsetseg Ganbold and Badmaarag Shagdarsuren. Globalex. The Mongolian Legal System and Laws: A Brief Overview. March 2009.

MOROCCO

Touchent, Dahmène. Globalex. Introduction to the Moroccan Legal System. April 2006.

MOZAMBIQUE

Rainha, Paula. Globalex. Republic of Mozambique - Legal System and Research. April 2013.

MYANMAR

Win, Kyaw Hla and Md. Ershadul Karim. Globalex. The Legal System of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in a Nutshell. September 2013.

NAMIBIA

Nowases, Isabella. Globalex. Researching Namibian Law and the Namibian Legal System. January 2013.

NEPAL

Karim, Md. Ershadul and Sirgjana Sharma Pokhrel. Globalex. Research Guide of the Legal System of Nepal. October 2012.

THE NETHERLANDS

Norman, Paul and Hester Swift. IALS. Library Research Guide: Netherlands. June 2010.

Snoek, Dorien and Henk Zonneveld. Globalex. Researching Dutch Law. July/August 2012.

NEW ZEALAND

Greville, Margaret and Maria Connor. Globalex. An Introduction to New Zealand Law & Sources of Legal Information. April 2011.

Griffiths, Laura. IALS. Library Research Guide: New Zealand. 2009.

University of Melbourne University Library. New Zealand Law Guide. April 2012.

NICARAGUA

Blandino, Magda Violeta and Andrea M. Vidaurre. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Nicaragua. March 2012.

NIGER

Boubacar, Bello Mahamadou. Globalex. Regard Sur Le Systeme Juridique et Judiciare du Niger. November/December 2011.

NIGERIA

Dina, Yemisi. Globalex. Guide to Nigerian Legal Information. March 2013.

NORWAY

Bertnes, Pål A. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Norway. May 2012.

Bertnes, Pål A. Sources to Legal Information in Norway. Oslo: Det juridiske bibliotekfond, 1991.
Cellar, Nor 077 B462 1991

Bertnes, Pal A.and Halvor Kongshavn. Praktisk Rettskildelaere: Juridisk Kildesoking I Norge, Ovrige Nordiske Land Og EF. Oslo : Det juridiske bibliotekfond: Ad Notam Gyldendal, 1992.
Cellar, Nor 077 B462 1992

OMAN

Mechantaf, Khalil. Globalex. The Legal System and Research in the Sultanate of Oman. July 2010.

PAKISTAN

Sial, Omar. Globalex. A Legal Research Guide to Pakistan. January 2009.

Ravala, Salman. Globalex. Alternative Dispute Resolution in Pakistan. August/September 2010.

PANAMA

Aguilar-Alfu, Alvaro and Kedar Ruddy. Globalex. A Guide to Panama's Legal System and Research. November/December 2011.


PARAGUAY

Breuer, Tania Zacarias and Rolón C, Ana E. Globalex. A Guide to the Legal System and Legal Research in Paraguay. February 2012.

PERU

Endress Gómez and Milagros Bustillos Pinto. Globalex. Essential Issues of the Peruvian Legal System. October 2009.

THE PHILIPPINES

Gupit, Fortunato and Daniel T. Martinez. A Guide to Philippine Legal Materials: A Text on Philippine Legal Bibliography, Philippine Legal History, Philippine Legal System, Legal Philosophy, Methods of Legal Research. Manila, Philippines: Rex Book Store, 1993.
Cellar, Phil 077 G9595 1993

Santos-Ong, Milagros. Globalex. Philippine Legal Research. March 2012.

POLAND

Rakowski, Piotr and Robert Rybicki. Globalex. An Overview of Polish Law. August/September 2010.

PORTUGAL

Fidalgo de Freitas, Tiago. Globalex. Legal Research in Portugal: A Guide. December 2009.

QATAR

Khedr, Ahmed Aly. Globalex. A Guide to Qatar's Legal System. July 2009.

ROMANIA

Neacşu, Dana and Anamaria Corbescu. Globalex. Doing Legal Research in Romania. May 2012.

RUSSIA

Cox, Lucy. Globalex. Material on Russian Federation Law in English: Selection of Sources. November/December 2010.

Konioukhova, Mariana. LLRX. A Guide to Russian Legal Research. September 17,2001.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Russia.

Popova, Arina V. and Lev S. Solovyev. Globalex. A Guide to Legal Research in Russia. July 2006.

RWANDA

Kabasinga, Florida. Globalex. Rwanda's Legal System and Legal Materials. August 2013.

SAUDI ARABIA

Ansary, Abdullah F. Globalex. A Brief Overview of the Saudi Arabia Legal System. July 2008.

SENEGAL

Adjolohoun, Horace Sègnonna. Globalex. Visiting the Senegalese Legal System and Legal Research: A Human Rights Perspective. March/April 2009.


SERBIA

Tashbook, Linda and Marko Zivanov. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Serbia. April 2011.


SIERRA LEONE

Kabbah, Hanatu. Globalex. Sierra Leone Legal System and Legal Research. November 2006.

SINGAPORE

Gill, Charlotte. Globalex. A Guide to the Singapore Legal System and Legal Research. January 2013.

SLOVAKIA

Gyárfáš, Juraj. Globalex. Legal Research in Slovakia. February 2013.

SLOVENIA

Košak, Špela. Globalex. A Guide to the Republic of Slovenia Legal System and Legal Research. January 2013.

SOMALILAND

Hersi, Mohamed Farah. Globalex. Research Guide to the Somaliland Legal System. February 2009.

SOUTH AFRICA

Barrat, Amanda, Pamela Snyman and Redson Edard Kapindu. Globalex. Researching South African Law. March 2010.

Kleyn, Duard and Frans Viljoen. Beginner's Guide for Law Students. Kenwyn: Juta, 1995.
Cellar, So.Af 077 K679 1995

Read, Katherine. IALS. Library Research Guide: South Africa. 2010.

SPAIN

Casado, Vanessa. Globalex. Guide to Legal Research in Spain. February 2013.

Newell, Jill and Katherine Read. IALS. Library Research Guide: Spain. 2010.

SRI LANKA

Tambimuttu, Aquinas V. Globalex. Legal Research and Legal System. January 2009.

SUDAN

Burchfield, Amy. Globalex. The Crisis in Darfur: Researching the Legal Issues. October 2011.

Parmar, Sharanjeet. Globalex. An Overview of the Sudanese Legal System and Legal Research. January 2007.

SWAZILAND

Dube, Buhle and Alfred Magagula. Globalex. The Law and Legal Research in Swaziland. June 2012.

SWEDEN

Kabir, Ingrid. Globalex. Swedish Law on the Internet. September 2011.

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: Sweden.

SWITZERLAND

Dumoulin, Jean-Francois and Gabriel Frossard. Les Sources du Droit, la Documentation Juridique et L'informatique Documentaire: Introduction aux Sources Documentaires du Droit Suisse. Bale: Helbing & Lichtenhahn, c1992.
Cellar, Swi 077 D899 1992

Martin, Molina. Globalex. The Swiss Legal System and Research. February 2013.

Tercier, Pierre. La Recherche et la Redaction en Droit Suisse. Fribourg, Suisse: Editions Universitaires Fribourg Suisse, c1991.
Cellar, Swi 077 T271

Walther, Fridolin M.R. LLRX. Update to Introduction to the Swiss Legal System: A Guide for Foreign Researchers. November 15, 2001.

SYRIA

Mechantaf, Khalil. Globalex. Constitutional Law and the Courts' System in the Syrian Arab Republic. November/December 2010.


TAIWAN

McCloy, Bill. Taiwan Legal Research at the University of Washington. January 1999.

TAJIKISTAN

Bozorova, Nargis. LLRX. Researching Tajik Law: A Guide to the Tajik Legal System. April 1, 2002.

Stalbovskiy, Oleg and Maria Stalbovskaya. Globalex. Law of the Republic of Tajikistan: A Guide to Web Based Resources. November 2009.

TANZANIA

Nyanduga, Bahame Tom, Christabel Manning and Seka Kasua. Globalex. Guide to Tanzanian Legal System and Legal Research. August/September 2010.

THAILAND

Leeds, Joe. Globalex. Introduction to the Legal System and Legal Research of the Kingdom of Thailand. April 2011.


TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Deane, Catherine A. and Vincent Moyer. Globalex. Trinidad and Tobago Law and Legal Research. April 2013.

TUNISIA

Zimbris, Aviva. Globalex. A Guide to the Tunisian Legal System. September 2013.

TURKEY

Yazici, Serpa. Globalex. A Guide to the Turkish Public Law Order and Legal Research. May/June 2011.

TURKMENISTAN

Stalbovskiy, Oleg and Maria Stalborskaya. Globalex. A Research Guide to the Turkmenistan Legal System. November/December 2008.

UGANDA

Matte, Lydia. Globalex. Uganda's Legal System and Legal Sector. March 2013.

UKRAINE

Biryukov, Alexancer and Myroslava Kryvonos. Globalex. A Research Guide to Ukrainian Law. April 2008.

Petrov, Roman A. and Loukas A. Mistelis. Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Central and East Europe Legal Systems and Legal Information: An Introduction. General Information on Legal Sources in Ukraine. February 2002.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Khedr, Ahmed Aly and Bassam Alnuaimi. Globalex. A Guide to United Arab Emirates Legal System. June 2010.

THE UNITED KINGDOM

The Albert Sloman Library, University of Essex. English Law Guide. January 2011.

Carter, Sarah and Hester Swift. Globalex. A Guide to the UK Legal System. May 2009.

Clinch, Peter. Legal Research : a practitioner's handbook. London: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill, 2010.
Reference, KD 392.C64 2010

Duke University School of Law Library. English Law.

Holborn, Guy. Butterworths Legal Research Guide. 2nd ed. London: Butterworths, 2001.
Reference, KD392 .H65 2001

Library of Congress. Legal Research Guide: United Kingdom.

Norman, Paul. IALS Library Research Guide: United Kingdom.

Stott, David. Legal Research. 2nd Ed. London: Cavendish Pub., c1999.
4th Floor, KD392 .S76 1999

Thomas, Philip A. Dane & Thomas, How to Use a Law Library: An Introduction to Legal Skills. 4th ed. London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2001.
3d floor, Reference, KD392 .D36 2001

Warren, Suzanne. Legal Research in England and Wales. Rev. Ed. Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire: Legal Information Resources Ltd., 1996.
Reference, KD392 .J43 1996

Young, Stephen. LLRX. Devolution in the United Kingdom: A Revolution in Online Legal Research. June 1, 2001.

Northern Ireland

Dudley, Miriam. "Legal Research in Northern Ireland." 27 Law Librarian 144. September 1996.
Cellar, P L4158

Scotland

Colquhoun, James W. Finding the Law: A Handbook for Scots. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1999.4th Floor, KDC200 .C65 1999

Mackey, D. D. How to Use a Scottish Law Library. Edinburgh: W. Green/Sweet & Maxwell, 1992.Reference, KDC200 .M33 1992

Morais, Yasmin. Globalex. Scottish Legal History: A Research Guide. April 2010.

Stevenson, Valerie. Legal Research in Scotland. Rev. Ed. Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire: Legal Information Resources Ltd., 1997.Reference, KDC200 .D84 1997

Wales

Stevenson, Lillian and Dr. Catrin Huws. Globalex. Researching Welsh Law: What is unique in Wales?. September 2012.

URAGUAY

Sandonato de Leon, Pablo. Globalex. A Guide to Uraguay's Legal System and Research. January/February 2010.

UZBEKISTAN

Stalbovskaya, Maria S. Globalex. A Guide to Legal Research in Uzbekistan. September/October 2007.

VATICAN

Shea, Alison. Globalex. Researching the Law of the Vatican City State. July/August 2012.

VENEZUELA

Ramirez, Antonio. Globalex. An Introduction to Venezuelan Governmental Institutions and Primary Legal Soruces. May/June 2011.

VIETNAM

Thi Hanh, Le. Globalex. Vietnam Legal Research. May 2013.

ZAMBIA

Magagula, Alfred S. Globalex. The Law and Legal Research in Zambia. November/December 2011.

ZIMBABWE

Saki, Otto, Tatenda Chiware, Jimcall Pfumorodze and Emma Chitsorve. Globalex. The Law in Zimbabwe. July 2011.


Please send comments or suggestions regarding this list to Silke Sahl, International, Foreign and Comparative Law Librarian, Columbia University, Arthur W. Diamond Law Library.

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