comparative law

Revenue Law Journal

The Revenue Law Journal (ISSN 1034-7747) is a refereed tax journal with an international focus, established in 1989 by Bond University School of Law, Queensland, Australia. One volume is published each year. The journal is aimed at practitioners, academics and law student. Published articles examine tax matters both in Australia and other individual countries and jurisdictions. The entire series is available free on the web, in Bond University's open access e-repository; articles can be downloaded in pdf format.

Swiss Institute of Comparative Law

The Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (Institut suisse de droit comparé, or ISDC) was established in Lausanne in 1982. Its primary task is to prepare legal opinions in respect of foreign law for the Federal authorities, courts, lawyers and other individuals. It also produces studies in comparative law, holds colloquia and carries out research projects. The Institute has an extensive law library, whose catalogue is available via the website. A set of legal links for countries from Afghanistan to Zambia is available on the Law Online page, annotated in English.

Edinburgh Law Review

Website for the Edinburgh Law Review (ISSN 1364-9809, electronic ISSN 1755-1692), published three times a year by the University of Edinburgh. The Review aims to establish an international forum for the discussion of law in all its aspects by the publication of high-quality original academic writing. There is a particular focus on Scots law and the Scottish legal system, in an international context. The Review also includes a section devoted to analysis of recent developments such as new or proposed legislation and court decisions.

Guide to Law Online

The Guide to Law Online, developed by the Law Library of Congress in the US, is a global directory of websites concerned with law and government. It focuses on sites of interest to legal researchers and provides links and some annotations. The guide is arranged by jurisdiction under four main headings: International, US Federal, US States and Territories and Nations (of the world - Afghanistan to Zimbabwe).

Electronic Journal of Comparative Law

The Electronic Journal of Comparative Law (ISSN 1387-3091) is a full-text web-based journal developed in 1997 by Innovatie Wetenschappelijke Informatievoorziening (IWI), the Dutch platform for innovation of the supply of scientific information and sponsored by the law faculties of Maastricht, Tilburg and Utrecht universities in the Netherlands. The journal presents original articles, review articles, book reviews, correspondence, comments and discussion on a wide range of legal issues. The archives gives access to current and back issues of the journal from volume 1, no.

Tulane Law Review

Website for Tulane Law Review, a print journal founded in 1916 as the Southern Law Quarterly. The Review is published six times annually and is a student-run, student-edited legal periodical. Articles concentrate on civil law, comparative law and admiralty law, discussing a wide range of business, constitutional, environmental and maritime law matters from a US perspective. The Review has a sizeable international circulation and is one of few American law reviews on the select list of minimum holdings for law libraries in the United Kingdom.

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht

The Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht is a research institute carrying out research in the following areas: public international law; comparative constitutional and administrative law; international environmental law; European constitutional law and administrative law. The site has information on the history and organisation of the Institute, staff and trustees and publication details. There is a link to the library's OPAC and links to other research schools of the Max Planck Institute. The site can be viewed in English and German.

Comparative Law

Online resource guide to researching comparative law written by Paul Norman who was senior reference librarian at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London from 1970 to 2006. The guide was published in 2006 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School at the New York University School of Law. The guide has been updated in 2021 by Hester Swift who is Foreign and International Law Librarian at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

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