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Foreign Law Research for U.S. Attorneys

An introductory guide to finding the laws of foreign jurisdictions.

Guides to Legal Research by Country

You should always start your foreign law research with a guide to researching the law of that country.

Generally, the most current and useful guides are those in NYU Law's GlobaLex series:

GlobaLex also includes a general guide to foreign law research that is a good starting point if you have not researched foreign law before:

There are also several other free country-by-country guides to legal research:

Finally, the UCLA Law Library purchases three subscription guides to foreign law research: