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Finding Foreign Law at the Gould Law Library: Free Websites


In addition to the Library’s online collection of subscription databases, you may also find foreign legal materials on free, reliable websites. Among the best ones I have used are:

CIA World Factbook has reference maps and country profiles; searchable; current

European Union – has information on memberactivities and institutions; multilingual; legal documents; searchable; current

GlobaLex – has excellent foreign legal research guides; published by NYU; updated frequently

World Legal Information Institute – has caselaw, legislation, treaties, reports, journals, and other materials from 123 countries/territories; searchable; updated frequently

World Press – has one of the web’s largest and most comprehensive hyperlinked directories of newspapers and magazines; sorted by country, region, and political affiliation