Global law

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Large collection of historical texts provided by Fordham University in the US, for the benefit of schools, colleges and universities. The Special Resources section includes collections of ancient and medieval legal texts. The ancient legal texts come from the near East, Japan, China, India, Greece and Rome. The medieval texts relate to Jewish law, Islamic law, Roman law, canon law, Germanic law, Continental European law and English law.

Red: Revista Electrónica de Direito

RED - Revista Electrónica de Direito is a full-text electronic journal published by the law faculty of the University of Porto and its Legal and Economic Research Centre. The journal aims to encourage research and dissemination in the areas of legal-business and legal-economic sciences, with particular focus on comparative law, European law and contributions from different Portuguese speaking countries. The peer reviewed journal is published every four months and articles may appear in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, English or German.

DipLawMatic Dialogues

DipLawMatic Dialogues is the official blog of the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries. The blog is intended as a forum for the exchange of ideas for FCIL-SIS members, other law librarians, and anyone with an interest in foreign, comparative and international law or law librarianship. The blog has a simple search function and it is possible to browse by category. The available archives go back to December 2013.

Law collections: special collections from Cornell University Law Library

The special collections page of the Cornell University Law Library website makes available a number of digitised collections, as well as information on special print collections. The digitised material is arranged in four discrete collections: the collections of Liberian Law; the Donovan Nuremberg Trials collection; the Scottsboro Trials collection; the Trial Pamphlets collection. Each of the digitised collections is searchable by full-text, title, author, publisher, publication date and subject. Filters make it possible to browse the collections.

Global-regulation

Global regulation offers English language machine translations of laws from 95 countries. The full service requires a subscription, however there is a limited offering of free searches. A simple search is available from the home page; once a simple search has been run, it is possible to access advanced search options. The advanced search offers Boolean connectors and allows users to weight the importance of terms. It is possible to filter results by country and/or year. Searching is only available in English, but it is possible to view the original language version of a translated law.

Cloud Legal Project

The Cloud Legal Project (CLP) is an initiative of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. The project undertakes research in the areas of law and regulation of cloud computing services. The website makes available general information about the project as well as information on areas of current research, research papers and consultation responses. The majority of research papers are made available via links to the SSRN website. A news section gives updates on recent activities of the project.

ELSA Law Review

The ELSA Law Review is a peer-reviewed journal edited by law students and published by the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA). First established in 1989, the journal ran till 1996 and was revived in 2015. It is available online free of charge, or in printed format by subscription. The main focus of the journal is on human rights law in an international context, but it also covers other legal topics.

Privacy, security and information law

This blog is produced by European law firm Fieldfisher. Established in 2011, it is aimed at those with an interest in privacy, information management and data protection. The blog covers jurisdictions from all around the world, but has a particular focus on European law. Posts can be searched by sector, expertise, and year. Email updates are available.   

Informa Law

Informa Law, an imprint of Routledge, publishes books for practitioners on subjects such as maritime law (these include Lloyd's Shipping Law titles), commercial law, dispute resolution and insurance law. The website gives details current Informa Law publications, grouped by area of law.

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