E-books

e-Book on Election Law

The 'e-Book on Election Law' is produced by Election Law @ Moritz, a faculty within the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University and made freely available on their website. The book is intended to be a reference guide to different aspects of United States election law. Topics covered include voter eligibility, candidate eligibility, campaign practices, voting equipment, procedures and districts, types of elections and general principles. Sections are broken down into various sub categories and include relevant news items and links to external sites.

Online Law Books

Website providing links to a collection of freely available online law books edited by John Mark Ockerbloom and hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Library. Each book listed has author and title details, the name of the website which holds the book and the format in which the book is made available. Other information includes related subject headings and a list of titles filed under related and broader terms. Most of the books are presented in HTML with a few made available as PDF documents. The site provides a page of links to software downloads for other formats.

First Amendment Handbook

Electronic version of a handbook outlining provisions and interpretations of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. The First Amendment protects freedom of religion, free speech, free press and rights of assembly and petition in the United States.

Law Handbook Online- Victoria

Electronic version of the Law Handbook, a practical, plain English guide to the law in Australia. The Handbook was compiled, and made freely available online, by the Fitzroy Legal Service a community legal centre based in Victoria. The Law Handbook is arranged by topic headings such as dealing with the legal system, families and children, managing your money, fair treatment, buying and selling and dealing with the government. The text has links to external web resources including legislation and organisations, other sections within the Handbook and words featured in the glossary.

Law of War Deskbook

The Law of War Deskbook is published by the International and Operational Law Department of The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School in the United States. This edition was published in January 2010 and is made freely available in full text (PDF) on the Library of Congress website. The Deskbook is intended to be used as a teaching tool covering the international and operational law subjects taught to military judge advocates. There are chapters providing an introduction to public international law and looking at the history and framework of the law of war.

Judicial system in Thailand

Online version of a chapter from "ASEAN Legal Systems", by the ASEAN Law Association. Covers the legal system in Thailand, including historical background and an overview of the Thai judicial system, information on the court system and on the courts established under the Constitution (the Constitutional Court, Court of Justice, Military Court and the Administrative Court), the legal profession and legal education, civil procedure and alternative dispute resolution in Thailand.

Legal system in Singapore

Chapter from "ASEAN Legal Systems", produced by the ASEAN Law Association. Provides a history of the legal system of Singapore and information on sources of law, the governmental system, civil and criminal procedures and the legal profession and legal education. Other chapters currently available online describe the legal systems in Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam.

Legal system in Vietnam

Vietnam chapter from "ASEAN Legal Systems", by the ASEAN Law Association. Covers the Vietnamese legal profession and organisations, an outline of the court system, civil and criminal procedures, sources of law and an outline of the governmental system. Other chapters currently available online describe the legal systems in Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore.

Legal system in Malaysia

Chapter from "ASEAN Legal Systems", produced by the ASEAN Law Association. Covers the history and development of the legal system in Malaysia, the administration of justice, the court system including courts with specialist functions and information on other bodies related to the judiciary. Other chapters currently available online describe the legal systems in Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam.

Legal system in the Philippines

Chapter from "ASEAN Legal Systems", by the ASEAN Law Association. Provides a historical overview of the legal system of the Philippines and covers sources of law, the governmental system, criminal and civil procedure, the legal profession and legal education. There are also sections dealing with Philippines contract law, tort law, investments law, intellectual property law, alternative dispute resolution and environmental law. Other chapters currently available online describe the legal systems in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Vietnam.

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