Today I want to share with you GlobaLex – an open-access electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research. Although it is published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law in the United States, the country guides are drafted by local experts.
The initiative describes itself as follows “GlobaLex is committed to the dissemination of high-level international, foreign, and comparative law research tools in order to accommodate the needs of an increasingly global educational and practicing legal world […] The guides and articles published are written by scholars well known in their respective fields and are recommended as a legal resource by universities, library schools, and legal training courses”.
I would just point out that the guides have been produced over many years, and some are more recent than others, so check when they were produced and look for updates.
A few examples to whet your appetite:
- The Guide to Italian Legal Research and Resources on the Web, updated in February 2015
- Doing legal research in Brazil, published in June 2015
- Japanese Law Research Guide, published in March 2015.
Hope you find them useful!