This page is for material from other (foreign) jurisdictions, including
legislation, case law, law commission material. It also includes comparative law.
We're still working on updating the content but in the meantime, here
is what we had on the old (2010) subject guide. Right-click to open
these links in a new tab or window.
Foreign and Comparative Law
||Globalex - Up-to-date
expert guides to researching the laws of many countries with links to
||Worldlii: World Legal Information
Institute - Directory of free legal Web sites, with a search engine
for searching their contents. Useful for tracing sites for specific
- AsianLII (Asian Legal
Information Institute) - Case law, legislation and other full text
material from over 20 countries
Law Guide to Research (10K in PDF format) - A guide
the Law Library to assist in your research of Comparative Law.
- A new Legal Information Institute, providing legal resources
all French-speaking jurisdictions
- Electronic Journal of
- Free subscription provides email details of new issues.
- Worldwide guide to web sites holding decisions from
(the highest court of a jurisdiction).
Foreign Law Online - Lyonette Louis-Jacques' wide-ranging
to potentially useful gateways and sources. (Some are
- German Law Archive
legislation, cases, articles and bibliographies in English,
links to German law sites.
- Guide to
- Annotated hypertext guide to free online sources of
worldwide on government and law. It links only to the most
reliable sites for legal information. Prepared by the U.S. Law
- Heiros Gamos
international listing of legal subjects, with source materials
- HKLII (Hong Kong Legal
Institute) - Searchable, mostly full text, database of current
Kong legislation, treaties and many court decisions, with some
dating back to 1982.
- Institute of
Law - German and French decisions, translated into
University College, London and the University of Texas
- Legifrance -
site providing extensive, searchable collections of French
codes and case law, including some validated English
translations of codes and important laws.
- up-to-date expert guides to researching the laws of many
plus links to key sites
Law Digests on Lexis - Summaries of the law of many
(Under the 'Legal' tab, choose the 'Reference' folder, then
path to Martindale-Hubbell/ Law Digests)
- World Law - Directory
of Web sites concerning law coupled with a search engine for
the content of those sites.
- Law Reform
Links - Links to Australian and other overseas law reform
sites; most provide full text reports
- Law Reform Database -
information about some 7,000 Law Reform Commission
the Commonwealth and the USA. Includes links to full text of
the indexed documents. Includes some information about the
of report recommendations. Is a good source of historical
- WorldLii Law
Reform Project - The project aims to make searchable from
one location all of the databases specialising in Law Reform available
on any of the Legal Information Institutes (LIIs) that are part of
WorldLII. The databases currently included are the law commissions of
Australia, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South
Africa, and England.