legal systems

Legal research in Slovakia

Online guide to conducting legal research in Slovakia written by Juraj Alexander who is an attorney in the Prague office of Salans law firm and Juraj Gyarfas who is an associate in the Bratislava office of Allen & Overy. The guide was published in 2010 (and updated in 2013) on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law. The authors give an introduction to Slovakia and to the Slovakian political and governmental systems.

Kuwait's legal system and legal research

Online guide to the law and legal system of Kuwait written by Ahmed Khedr who is a lecturer in law and corporate affairs. The guide was published in 2010 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law. The guide has an introduction and general history to Kuwait including a historical timeline. An outline of the Kuwaiti legal system has sections covering the issuing of laws, the role of the Amir, the prime minister and other ministers, the National Assembly, the judicial structure and the court system.

Prime Minister of the Republic of Cameroon

This is the official website of the Prime Minister of Cameroon. It provides a profile of the Prime Minister, copies of speeches (in French) and details of activities. Biographies are given for other members of the government and there is background information on Cameroon including an outline of the legal system, the economy and tourism. Legislation can be viewed in full text on the site in French only.


This gateway to information on legal topics that affect daily life, developed and maintained by the American Bar Association (ABA), aims to make freely available easy to understand information about law and the legal system of the United States for the general public. Resources are arranged under the following headings: the courts, criminal justice, buying & selling, your family, your home, your job, your finances and finding a lawyer.

Guide to the Argentine executive, legislative and judicial system

A bibliographic resource guide explaining the government structure and legal system in Argentina with links to materials available on the internet. The guide, compiled by Dr Ernesto Nicol?s Kozameh, Prof. Eng. Julio O. Trajtenberg, C.P. Nicol?s Kozameh Jr., and Ezequiel Trajtenberg, was published on in July 2001. The guide is in English with references to items in English and Spanish. The guide explains how to find Argentine legislation, codes and cases and governmental resources via the internet with references to secondary sources and other research guides.

Principality of Liechtenstein

Portal to official information about the Principality of Liechtenstein. It provides information on the history of the region and the current composition, structure and functions of its government. This includes a listing of all members of the government, descriptions of the work of the Parliament (Diet), and a chronological history and current biographies of the royal family. Some information is also available about foreign relations and the relationship between Liechtenstein and the European Union and other international entities. This site is available in German or English.

Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

This is the official gateway to the internet sites of the Bangladeshi government. It provides links to the main ministries, the judiciary, other government departments and parliament. There is background information on the legal, education, governmental, health and tax systems in Bangladesh. Also provided are links to current news about the region, the full-text of the constitution and recent economic and budgetary reports. All information is offered in English.

Overview of sources of Canadian law on the web

Revised version of an online legal sources guide focusing on Canadian law and legal materials for Canada on the internet. The guide, written by Louise Tsang, who is a research librarian with law firm Greenberg Traurig, was published on in December 2003. The guide lists Meta sites and comprehensive sites, sources for Statutes and Regulations, Case law and Governments at Federal and province level. Additions and changes to previous editions of the guide are highlighted in yellow and green.

Researching French law

Resource guide to French law, written by Stephane Cottin who is special envoy of the Secretary General of the French government and Jerome Rabenou who works for the ANSSI, Agence Nationale de la Securite des Systemes d'Information (FNISA, French Network and Information Security Agency). The guide was published in 2005, and updated in 20014, on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law. The guide points to both French and English language sources of law on the internet.

Introduction to the Swiss Legal System: A Guide for Foreign Researchers

A resource guide explaining the legal system in Switzerland with bibliographic details of sources and links to materials available on the internet. The guide was written by Fridolin M.R. Walther who is an attorney-at-law with Gubler Walther Leuch in Bern, Switzerland. This latest version of the guide was published in in September 2003. The guide is in English but includes links to resources in German or French.