Tag Archives: foreign law

Foreign and Int’l Law Research

While most legal research classes naturally focus on researching the law of the United States, there is a large body of foreign and international law research that most students aren’t exposed to.  Foreign and international law research can be quite challenging and often frustrating if you don’t know where to go.  Luckily for us, one […]

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vLex for Foreign Law

Each year a number of our students do research on the laws of foreign countries.  Finding these laws can be challenging, especially if you don’t speak the language.  To help, we’re always looking to expand our access to foreign law and have recently subscribed to a new database that does just that.  vLex is a great […]

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Westlaw China

The Law Library has recently subscribed to Westlaw China, Westlaw’s online legal database of Chinese law.  Westlaw China contains comprehensive laws, regulations, and cases, as well as selected model contracts and legal journals.  Westlaw China also offers subject-based searching through Case Headnotes, which are compiled by West editors.  The database contains both English and Chinese […]

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Researching Foreign Law

Every year a number of our students head out to do externships in foreign countries.  This is a great opportunity to learn about a different legal system and to get the chance to live and work overseas.  One question I often get asked by those of you doing these types of externships is “How do […]

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Legal Research in Foreign Countries

We know that many of our students will be doing externships overseas this summer.  Unfortunately, many of the resources you’ve learned about it in your first year legal research class won’t be as helpful in a foreign country.  We do, however, have a number of resources that can help you get up to speed on the […]

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