legal systems

Legal system of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Online guide to the legal system of Laos, written by Aristotle T. David who is Managing Partner at ZICOlaw in Lao PDR and Novah Rose S. De Leon-David who is Policy and Institutions Expert at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The guide was published in 2016 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

Guide to Legal Research in Cuba

Online guide to the law and legal materials of Cuba written by Yasmin Morais who is the Cataloguing and Reference Librarian at the Mason Law Library, University of the District of Columbia. The guide was published in 2015 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 a brief history of Cuba and an overview of the country’s legal system. There are also links to legal sources, government departments, law schools, journals and blogs as well as a reading list.

Le Maroc Juridique

Online guide to Moroccan law written by Ahmed Zejjari who has a Ph.D. in Public Law from the University of Social Sciences in Toulouse. The guide was published in 2015 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 provides an introduction to Morocco and an outline of the country’s political and legal systems. Links are given to government and other official websites, recommended legal resources and to government websites providing access to legislation. The guide is available in French.

Natlex: Finland

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 2000 records relating to Finnish law. Where possible links to full-text laws are given.

Natlex: Norway

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 1500 records relating to Norwegian law. Where possible links to full-text laws are given.

Natlex: Sweden

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 2500 records relating to Swedish law. Where possible links to full-text laws are given.

Natlex: Liechtenstein

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 100 records relating to Lichtensteiner law. Where possible links to full-text laws are given.

Natlex: Iceland

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 300 records relating to Icelandic law. Where possible links to full-text laws are given.

Finding the Law in Seychelles

Online guide to Seychelles legal information written by Jessica Kerr who is a New Zealand lawyer working for the Central Bank. She also sits on the Board of the Seychelles Legal Information Institute (SeyLII). The author provides information on the constitution, branches of government, the judiciary and the legal profession in Seychelles. There is also guidance to finding legislation, case law and secondary sources including links to legal materials online.

LegiGlobe

French-language website providing an introduction to about 150 of the world’s legal systems, together with an overview of many comparative law topics and introductions to selected. international organisations. LegiGlobe is an initiative of the Réseau Francophone de Diffusion du Droit (RF2D), supported by the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. The website can be browsed by country, international organisation or comparative law topic. There is also a site index and a collection of useful links.

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