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Guides to Foreign Research
In most case, your best starting point for foreign law research is a guide written by a librarian or lawyer who actually practices in the country whose law you are researching. Popular and reliable guides include:
Foreign Law Guide by
Call Number: 1st floor/Reference K38 .R49 1989
Guides explaining the legal systems of specific countries, linking to any free online legal sources, and identifying relevant subscription legal databases and print legal sources. Also identifies laws on specific topics (e.g. arbitration, crime, family law), providing specific citations and (if possible) links to relevant codes, gazette entries, and other legal sources.
The Yale and Columbia law libraries have both created "guides to the guides." Browsing to a country in these guides will link you to any available guides on Foreign Law Guide, Globalex, the Library of Congress, or individual library webpages: