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A Quick Note About Foreign Law
This particular page focuses on foreign law as opposed to international law. In that sense, this page focuses on locating the laws of another country. This should be distinguished from international law, which refers to the relations between a country and some other entity, typically another country although there are exceptions, such as an international organization, NGOs, or an individual.
Legal Information Institutes
Find research guides to the laws of many different nations on one convenient website. Be sure to view both the original guide along with updated guides.
Country by Country Guide to Foreign Law Research (Yale Law School)
Yale has compiled this excellent research guide, which is easy to navigate and quite comprehensive in links. You can learn more about the nation you are researching and also learn about the resources that may be available to you.
Global Legal Monitor (Library of Congress)
Library of Congress has compiled this series of articles on current topics affecting different nations worldwide. Although this is not a research guide in the traditional sense, researchers can find many links to articles, UN Documents, and other sources, which may help bolster their research.
Guide to Foreign Law Online (Library of Congress)
A basic research guide for those looking for readily available foreign materials of another nation such as constitutions, codes, cases, etc.
Global Legal Information Catalog (Library of Congress)
Again, this is not a traditional research guide, but it is a nice compilation of books specific to a particular nation and regarding various legal topics. You may get lucky and find a book related to your area of law with a concentration on the nation you are researching.