Individual Jurisdictions

Global Courts

A gateway to supreme court decisions on the internet, listing links to over 120 national supreme court websites. The site is part of a research project led by Chief Judge Stein Schjølberg of Moss District Court in Norway; it aims to be a worldwide exchange of case law. The court websites are indexed alphabetically by country and region. There is also information about developments around the world in the fields of electronic case filing and electronic court rooms.

Bodleian Law Library research guides

Collection of legal research guides compiled by staff at the Bodleian Law Library. There are guides covering about thirty different jurisdictions or regions, from Australia to Sweden. About thirty-five subject guides are also provided, covering a diverse range of topics, including ancient law, tax law, jurisprudence and the law of obligations. There is also guidance on finding particular types of legal materials such as treaties, legislation and official publications. Some of these guides refer to resources held locally.

Guide to Foreign and International Legal Citation

The Guide to Foreign and International Legal Citation is produced by New York University's Journal of International Law and Politics and the pre-current edition (2006) is freely available on the NYU website. The guide is arranged alphabetically by country. Each chapter gives an introduction to the legal system, followed by a citation guide covering the constitution, legislation, jurisprudence, books, periodical articles, newspapers and weekly journals, official publications, unpublished materials, electronic materials and unwritten sources.

Global Legal Monitor

The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication of the Law Library of Congress, providing information on legal developments from around the world. The service is continously updated and can be accessed freely on the Library of Congress website. Content is arranged by topic and jurisdiction and there is a search facility. Sources include press reports and official publications.

Japanese Law Translation

Website provided by the Japanese Ministry of Justice, offering unofficial English translations of Japanese legislation. Translated laws can be searched by title, keyword or number or browsed by subject or government department. The texts can be viewed with the Japanese and English versions side by side. The site also has a Japanese-English dictionary and a page of links to Japanese government agencies and other law websites.

Congressional documents online

Online collection of selected documents and hearings of the United States Congress made freely available by the Rutgers School of Law- Camden in New Jersey. The materials have been scanned from the University's archive and include documents published from 1970 to 1999. The site can be browsed or searched using Boolean operators. Catalogue records include publication date, title and a link to the full text.

Conflict of Laws.net

Conflict of laws.net is an interactive news and discussion website for those interested in private international law. It has contributions from scholars from around the world. The archives can be viewed back to 2006 and posts can be viewed by contributor or searched by keyword. There are also short articles on particular topics contributed by scholars and practitioners, an online bookshop and a page of links to other private international law resources. Conflict of laws.net is officially associated with the Journal of Private International Law.

Malaysian Legal and Tax Information Centre

The Malaysian Legal and Tax Information Centre (MLTIC) is a website providing free access to legal news and developments, legislation, judgments, events, articles and details of new publications on Malaysian law and tax. The site is for students, legal and taxation professionals and the public. It is produced by Muttath Knowledge Management Services a company operating in India and Malaysia. MLTIC offers legal news stories, sumaries of Malaysian tax legislation, judgments from the Malaysian courts and regulatory information, including practice directions and guidance.

Isle of Man Courts of Justice

The official website of the Isle of Man courts. The site provides information about the structure of the Manx courts and the functions of the Civil Division, Summary Courts, Magistrates Courts, the Coroner and other courts on the island. Court rules, procedures and forms can be downloaded. Recent judgments are available, and earlier ones may be accessed via a link to Isle of Man Judgments Online. The Isle of Man is a self-governing Crown dependency which is not part of the United Kingdom.

Isle of Man Judgments Online

This site provides judgments handed down by the Isle of Man Courts of Justice. It has has all judgments delivered from 2002 onwards and the majority delivered between 2000 and 2001. Judgments of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (Supreme Court of the Isle of Man) and relevant judgments of the European Court of Human Rights are also provided. Cases can be browsed by court or searched by keyword or case number. The Isle of Man is a self-governing Crown dependency which does not form part of the United Kingdom.

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