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Constitution of Colombia

Electronic copy of the 1991 Colombian Constitution made freely available online by the Comparative Constitutions Project at the University of Texas at Austin. The Constitution is provided in PDF and is amended up to 2015. There are chapters on fundamental rights, the organisation of the state and the role of the executive, legislative and judicial branches.

SHARIAsource Portal

The SHARIAsource portal is a project of the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School providing access to digitized Islamic legal materials. The Portal includes contemporary primary sources including constitutions, legislation and law reports; historical sources including books and legal treatises and special collections of Islamic legal resources produced in collaboration with institutions or scholars of Islamic law. SHARIAsource can be searched by keyword or advanced search or browsed by geographic region, topic (eg.

Global Terrorism Database

The Global Terrorism Database is hosted by the University of Maryland and provides information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 to 2020. The database can be searched or browsed by date, country, perpetrator and by type of weapon or target. Results are shown on a graph and entries include details of who carried out the attack, method used, a summary of the incident and sources of information.

Taxation of Real Estate Transactions: A Comparative Study of Selected Mediterranean Jurisdictions

Online guide to the legal and tax framework for foreigners acquiring real estate in Portugal, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lebanon and Montenegro, written by Marin Ljubić who is a Candidate of Postgraduate Doctoral Study at the University of Zagreb, Croatia. The guide was published in 2022 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law. For each jurisdiction the author looks at whether foreigners can purchase real estate, which taxes are applied and gives links to relevant legislation.

Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: Four Realms of Discussion, Research and Annotated Bibliography

This is the annotated bibliography section of an article on artificial intelligence (AI) and human rights written by Jootaek Lee who is assistant professor and librarian at Rutgers Law School (Newark). The bibliography was published in 2022 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

The Chagos Archive

Online collection of documents, maps, photographs and videos recording the history of the people of the Chagos Islands (also known as the British Indian Ocean Territory, or BIOT), their exile when the US-UK military base was set up on Diego Garcia, and the resulting legal disputes. The archive includes US and UK official documents; UN documents; documents from court cases; birth, death and marriage records; material from Chagossian organisations; literature about the Chagos Archipelago its people; and material from the national archives of Mauritius and the Seychelles.

Constitution of Mauritius

Electronic copy of the 1968 Mauritian Constitution, amended up to 2016, made freely available online by the Comparative Constitutions Project at the University of Texas at Austin. The Constitution can be accessed in a range of formats including PDF and HTML. There are chapters covering fundamental rights, the role of the president, parliament, the judicature, the Rodrigues Regional Assembly and other public bodies. 

The Mauritian Legal System and Research

Online article looking at the law and legal materials of Mauritius written by Professor Rajendra Parsad Gunputh who is Chair of International Comparative Law and Dean of the Faculty of Law and Management at the University of Mauritius. The article was published in 2022 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law. The author gives background information to the Mauritian legal system and an introduction to the sources of law including the Constitution and legal codes.

Comparative Competition Law Regimes in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, India and the United Kingdom

Online article on competition law in a range of jurisdictions written by Mohamed Gomaa who is a Pre-Trial Judge at the State Commissioner Authority at the Egyptian Council of State and Tejas Sateesha Hinder a law student at the National Law Institute University, Bhopal in India. The article was published in 2022 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

WorldCat

WorldCat is an online library catalogue covering the print and electronic collections of about 10,000 libraries, including national, academic, special and public libraries. Although it has contributing libraries from all over the world, the majority are based in the US or Europe. WorldCat has basic and advanced search facilities and it covers book, serials and other material on all subjects. Search results can be sorted and filtered, and WorldCat will tell you if a particular item is held in a nearby library.

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