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Researching the Right to Housing

Online guide to resources on housing rights written by S M Atia Naznin who is a lecturer at the School of Law, BRAC University, in Bangladesh. The guide was published in 2018 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 and links to relevant sections of the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights along with other related international and regional  instruments.

International Humanitarian Law

Online guide to international humanitarian legal resources written by Thamil Venthan Ananthavimayagan who is a lecturer in international law, international humanitarian law and international criminal law at Griffith College, Dublin. The guide was published in 2018 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

Researching Comparative Constitutional Law

Online guide to the legal resources of comparative constitutional law written by Julienne E. Grant who is Reference Librarian/Foreign & International Research Specialist at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law Library. The guide was published in 2020 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

Discovering the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA)

Online guide to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) written by Francisco A. Avalos who is Foreign and International Law Librarian and Associate Professor for Legal Research at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. The guide was published in 2021 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 and background information on the USMCA which supersedes the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Judicial Power and High Courts in Latin America

Online article providing an introduction to judicial power and the court systems in Latin America written by Gloria Orrego Hoyos who is Professor of Law and Legal Research at the Universidad de San Andrés and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires. The guide was published in 2021 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 overview to judicial power in the region, the constitutional courts and the court system in each country along with links to relevant resources.

Nuclear Law Research

Online guide to nuclear law written by Linda Tashbook who is Foreign International Comparative Law Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Barco Law Library. The guide was published in 2013 (and updated in 2021) 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 covers international nuclear law and national law in a number of jurisdictions.

Latvian Legal System and Legal Research

Online guide to Latvian law written by Ieva Miluna who is a lecturer at the Riga Graduate School of Law. The guide was published in 2021 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 gives an introduction to the history of Latvia and its political system. Links are given to the websites of governmental and legal bodies and there is a section on the sources of law including the constitution, case law, general laws and regulations.

Juriosity

Website of Juriosity, an online directory and self-publishing platform for legal practitioners.  It includes a directory of barristers and solicitors, which can be searched, or browsed by legal specialism. The Knowledge section of the site offers articles written by lawyers on legal developments and recent cases; these can be browsed by topic or searched by keyword or author. The site is freely accessible but free registration is required before legal professionals can contribute their own content.

How to Find Free Case Law Online

This is a Law Library of Congress research guide providing guidance on using the internet to identify free US cases. The guide was written in 2018 (and updated in 2019) by Barbara Bavis, Bibliographic and Research Instruction Librarian,  and Robert Brammer, Senior Legal Information Specialist at the Law Library of Congress. The guide focuses on Google Scholar, CourtListener, FindLaw, Justia, and the Public Library of Law (PLoL) website.

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