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Foreign Law Research

Foreign Law is the law of any non-U.S. jurisdication. This Guide presents a starting place for your foreign law research in the UCONN Law Library. The materials selected are predominantly electronic except when the best source is available only in print.

Sources of Primary Law

These are multijurisdictional websites and databases that either link to electronic official (and unofficial) sources of primary law and/or tell you where to find them in print.


Foreign Gazettes

Looking for legal gazettes for foreign countries?  Lyonnette Louis-Jacques of U. of Chicago law school library recomments these sites:

·         Institutions with Strong Collections: Center for Research Libraries (CRL), LA Law Library, Library of Congress, Harvard Law Library, U Mich Law Library, National Archives, England Wales/UK, U Iowa Law Library (Germany, Mexico), British Library (centralized UK collection of foreign official gazettes, including IALS’), Cujas Library (Pantheon Sorbonne University - France, francophone Africa), L’Institut suisse de droit comparé