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International & Foreign Legal Research Seminar


Research Links

Week 1

JuriGlobe World Legal Systems,  http://www.juriglobe.ca/eng/index.php

Michigan Government Gazettes Online, http://www-personal.umich.edu/~graceyor/doctemp/gazettes/index.htm

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations, http://www.legalabbrevs.cardiff.ac.uk

Social Science Research Network, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/DisplayAbstractSearch.cfm

Week 2

Thomas treaty page, http://thomas.loc.gov/home/treaties/treaties.html

UN Treaty collection, http://treaties.un.org

UNCTAD bilateral investment treaties collection, http://www.unctadxi.org/templates/docsearch____779.aspx

State Department Case act page (executive agreements), http://www.state.gov/s/l/treaty/caseact

State Department Treaty Affairs page, http://www.state.gov/s/l/treaty

BasePacte, http://www.doc.diplomatie.gouv.fr/pacte [in French]

Week 3

Digest of US Practice in International Law (2011):

http://www.state.gov/s/l/2011/index.htm

Oxford Reports on International Law:

http://ezproxy.law.umn.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordlawreports.com

World Court Digest: 

http://www.mpil.de/ww/en/pub/research/details/publications/institute/wcd.cfm?100000000006.cfm

UNBISNET:  http://unbisnet.un.org/

Week 4

Globalex 

http://www.nyulawglobal.org/Globalex

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

http://www.corteidh.or.cr/

France, Commercial Code

http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/Traductions/en-English/Legifrance-translations

Target case:  Katrina Marie Akers v. The Minister of Immigration, Local Gov't and Ethnic Affairs [Australia]

AUSTLII http://www.austlii.edu.au

Internet Archive (Wayback Machine)

http://archive.org/web/web.php

Week 5

http://members.tripod.com/asialaw/articles/satyapon.htm
 [how credible is this information?]

http://www.vho.org/tr/2004/3/Weckert260-270.html   [what is the bias of this site?]

Dudgeon v. United Kingdom   

WT/DS70/R

Week 6

Foreign Law Guide, http://foreignlawguide.com/ip

GlobaLex, http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/index.html

NATLEX, http://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex_browse.home

International Encyclopaedia of Laws, http://www.kluwerlawonline.com/index.php?area=Looseleafs

Week 7

UN ODS, http://documents.un.org

transnational organized crime committed at sea

UNBisnet, http://unbisnet.un.org

ICJ http://www.icj-cij.org/homepage/index.php

World Bank DataBank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/home.aspx

Week 8

Summaries of EU legislation, http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/index_en.htm

EUR-Lex, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/en/index.htm

N-Lex, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/n-lex/index_en.htm

EuroVoc, http://eurovoc.europa.eu/drupal

Week 9

HUDOC, http://cmiskp.echr.coe.int/tkp197/search.asp?skin=hudoc-en

Legislationline, http://legislationline.org

REFWORLD [use IE], http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/refworld/rwmain

Week 10

WIPO Lex, http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en

WIPO Index of UDRP Panel Decisions, http://www.wipo.int/amc/en/domains/search/legalindex.jsp

WIPO Madrid Express database, http://www.wipo.int/romarin

Week 11

Hague Conference, http://www.hcch.net/index_en.php

Global Legal Information Catalog, http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/Glic?home

State Dept. Legal Assistance Pages, 

http://travel.state.gov/law/judicial/judicial_702.html

UNCITRAL CLOUT database, http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/case_law.html