Resource Spotlight: Foreign Law Guide


Looking for a place to start when researching the law and legal system of a country outside the United States?  Start your research with Foreign Law Guide.

Under the general editorship of Marci Hoffman, associate director at the University of California, Berkeley, Law Library, and updated by a global team of experts, this resource covers the law and legal systems of approximately 190 worldwide jurisdictions.  It offers relevant information on both current and historical print and online sources of foreign law, including complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations and selected references to secondary sources.

Users can search for desired concepts and countries, or may browse by country name or by one of over 60 subject categories.  The subjects provide a useful entry to comparative law between and among different jurisdictions.

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