CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII's goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. This website provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.
Digital archives of legal information consisting of several full-text collections : The Law Library Journal - over 400 legal scholarly journals from inception; Federal Register (1936-1981); International Treaties and Agreements; United States Supreme Court decisions. Complete series. Image-based collections.
Lexis Advance Quicklaw (new interface of LexisNexis Quicklaw) is a legal database containing comprehensive coverage of Canadian and U.S. materials. You have access to resources such as: Halsbury's Law of Canada, Jurisclasseur Quebec, Canadian court and administrative tribunal decisions, case commentaries, legislation, and legal journals. A selective coverage of International material, including Halsbury's Law of England and Jurisclasseur France.
Westlaw Canada is a legal database that offers comprehensive coverage of U.S. and International material (Westlaw International) and Canadian material (LawSource). LawSource offers the Canadian Abrigment Case Digests, the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest (C.E.D.), Index to Canadian Legal Literature, Legal Pleadings, etc.
Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals provides full text of the most important decisions, including concurring, separate and dissenting opinions. Distinguished experts in the field of international criminal law have commented the most important decisions of the ICTY, ICTR, The Special Court for Sierra Leone, The International Criminal Tribunal for Timor-Leste and the ICC. ALC is useful for those who are interested in the various legal aspects of the law of the ICTY, ICTR and other forms of international criminal adjudication.
Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Subjects include: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, International Law, Social Sciences and many more.
Access Canada Statute Service and Regulations, including the Canada Statute Citator alerting you to statutory changes and interpretive case law, history and case links. The Internet version updated within 2 business days of the latest Canada Gazette.
The Treaty Law Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade maintains up-to-date records of all pertinent information relating to the status of treaties affecting Canada. This database contains the texts of Bilateral, Multilateral and Plurilateral treaties involving Canada as well as links to important international treaties and organizations.
A vast collection of Chinese law all in one place, Chinalawinfo offers deep archives to 1949, encompassing Chinese law from the Central to local levels comprehensively. You can access laws & regulations, cases, tax treaties, WTO & China, gazettes, and law journals online in Chinese. The English database contains authoritative translations of important legal content relevant to English speakers interested in Chinese law. Click on IP Login for access.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.
This electronic version of the book Constitutional Law of South Africa by S. Woolman is one of the most widely cited treatise on South African constitutional law. It covers all aspects of judicial practice, constitutional and institutional law and all operational requirements and the substantive provisions of the Bill of Rights. You will find a comprehensive treatment of the relevant statutes and case law, a thorough review of secondary literature and the ability to research, where applicable, the relevant foreign and international jurisprudence.
Maximum simultaneous users: 2. Dalloz.fr is a database designed for retrieval of all Dalloz materials - Codes, journal archives, Encyclopedias. It consists of 6 categories of law: civil, business, penal, administrative, social, and international.
An online employment law research tool containing topics such as employment standards, pay equity, occupational health and safety, human rights, privacy and workers' compensation. It includes expert commentary (for example, S. Ball's Canadian Employment Law, and H. Levitt's The Law of Dismissal in Canada, Third Edition), case law (with PDF images) and the full text of relevant legislation. It also includes a dismissal notice database.
Express 2.0 consists of two new e-newsletters, L'Express and L'Express Travail. Keeping you current on Quebec law, they provide daily updates on developments in case law, legislation, and commentary. Consult summaries and full-text judgments online, along with reports on legislation and legal commentary and thousands of links to cited documents.
Foreign Law Guide is a comprehensive database providing information on the law and the legal system of more than 190 countries or regions of the world (overview of the legal system, the main legislative and jurisprudential publications, online resources, references to published guides in English and the main laws of the country organized by topic). An indispensable resource for comparative law research.
Halsbury's Laws of Australia is a legal encyclopaedia providing a comprehensive overview of Australian law, with over 89 titles covering both mainstream and little known subject areas. It provides principles of law with references to Australian legislative and judicial authority.
Halsbury's Laws of Canada is the definitive general reference to Canadian statutory and judicial law. It is a starting point for understanding any given legal topic and provides a clear exposition of every aspect of current Canadian law.
Halsbury's Laws of England is an authoritative encyclopaedia of law in the England and Wales, arranged by subject. It is particularly useful if you are researching a new area of law and need to find the most important cases, legislation and commentary in that area.
Digital archives of legal information consisting of several full-text collections : The Law Library Journal - over 400 legal scholarly journals from inception; Federal Register (1936-1981); International Treaties and Agreements; United States Supreme Court decisions. Complete series. Image-based collections.
ICC Dispute Resolution Library is a dynamic and searchable online service provided by the ICC International Court of Arbitration containing more than 1000 relevant documents from its established publications on arbitration, including ICC Dispute Resolution Rules. Multilingual.
EBSCOhost Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text was developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson. This collection offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical law, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.
Maximum simultaneous users: 1. Bibliographic database that cites articles included in the Index to Legal Periodicals published between 1908 and 1981. Includes law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes, and government publications. Covers all areas of jurisprudence, including court decisions, legislation, and journal articles.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) Project database, from Loyola Law School, includes comprehensive summaries of judgments rendered by the IACHR. Summaries include a description of case facts, procedural history, merits and states' compliance with Inter-American Courts' judgments. The database is searchable by casen name, country and topic.
The International Law Reports Online, available with JustisOne is devoted to the regular and systematic reporting of decisions on points of international law from every relevant jurisdiction -- international and national. The database includes cases in English from international and national courts world-wide and provides full coverage from 1919 to the most current rulings.
Click Cases, then Data Sources. Check only All Cases, then click the +, and check only International Law reports.
Covering 25 different categories of law, this database provides information on how certain national legal system governs a specific field of law. Information is readily available on the most important legal disciplines in leading countries, with texts providing an overview of fields of law from a comparative perspective.
The Investment Arbitration Reporter is an electronic news service tracking cross-border arbitrations between foreign investors and their host governments. It is browsable by theme or full-text searchable. The site also includes links to a limited number of full-text arbitration decisions.
Investment Claims from Oxford University Press is a one-stop resource for anyone needing information on international investment disputes. It offers investor-state arbitration awards and decisions and includes the text of bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and commentaries from OUP journals and monographs related to investment international arbitration.
Investor-State LawGuide (ISLG) is a specialized online research database for investment treaty law. It knits together the treaties, arbitral rules and case law used in international investment treaty arbitration. ISLG’s research tools allow an individual to conduct their research with pinpoint accuracy, instantly linking to the specific passages in arbitral decisions and awards where a tribunal discusses a particular legal instrument, issue or prior arbitral decision.
Maximum simultaneous users: 5. Jurisquare is an extensive and user-friendly database from Belgium which contains several law journals and reviews from different publishers. It is an independent and uniform system which allows you to consult its journals by both keyword search and full-text search.
Comprehensive and fully-searchable database of primary and secondary arbitration related materials with access to full-text downloads of all documents including those from such partners in this product as ICCA, PCA and ITA.
Kluwer Competition Law is an online collection of primary source material (legislation, decisions and case law), with commentaries and analysis covering EU and international competition law. The information is organized around 4 themes: antitrust, cartels, mergers, state subsidies.
LabourSource (formerly Labour Spectrum) provides access to Canadian labour law decisions and commentary covering decades of court decisions, including Canadian Labour Arbitration Summaries, Labour Arbitration Cases and Brown & Beatty's text, Canadian Labour Arbitration. Canadian labour legislation is also available.
Now available free online, this new collection provides an access to consolidated (as amended) and current ("in force") South African legislation, in pdf format. Point-in-time and historic texts of acts are also available.
LegalTrac indexes about 800 major legal publications (from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand) such as law reviews, (e.g., Quebec law reviews are represented), legal newspapers, bar association journals, and international legal journals. Law-related articles published in over 1,000 general interest and business journals are also indexed.
Maximum simultaneous users: 1. Lextenso is a legal database from France of articles and case law which have appeared in French journals and reviews such as the Gazette du Palais, the Répertoire du Notariat Defrénois, the Revue des contrats, the Revue du droit public, etc.
Drawing from the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the collection focuses on civil rights, race, gender, worker’s rights, popular protest, the role of government and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court
Contains foreign legal treatises of many different countries, comparisons between different legal systems including Ancient, Roman, Jewish Law and Islamic Law. Also includes commentaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, monographs, and festschriften.
This database provides legal codes, laws, regulations and commentary for the United Kingdom, France, Germany and other Northern European countries. It also includes historical laws and regulations for the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland.
Searchable full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises (texts), comprised of 22,000 works on American, British and Commonwealth law. Provides access to over 10 million pages from casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more.
A fully searchable digital archive of United States state and territorial codes, municipal codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, the published records of the American colonies, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more.
Describes the courtroom dramas that rocked society in America, the British Empire and the world. Includes more than 10,000 titles and nearly two million pages of fully searchable content from the law libraries of Harvard and Yale as well as The Library of the Bar of the City of New York.
A comprehensive collection of records and briefs brought before the highest court of the US by leading legal practitioners, many who later became judges and associates of the court. It includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases, including many that resulted in landmark decisions.
Oxford Competition Law provides results of competitive analysis, including key commentaries published by Oxford University Press on European competition law, with links to case law and doctrine, such as Faull & Nikpay: The EC Law of Competition and Whish & Bailey on Competition Law.
Oxford Historical Treaties is a comprehensive online resource of nearly 16,000 global treaties concluded between 1648 and 1919 (between the Peace of Westphalia and the establishment of the League of Nations). The source for these treaties is The Consolidated Treaty Series, the full text of Parry's The Consolidated Treaty Series.
Oxford Reports on International Law is intended to be a single point of reference for all international law jurisprudence. Includes International Law in Domestic Courts, International Human Rights Law, International Courts of General Jurisdiction, International Criminal Law, and International Investment Claims, and decisions are linked to the Oxford Law Citator.
Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law contains online editions of important reference books and treatises published by Oxford University Press. Books such as Oppenheim, Oxford Handbooks in International Law, as well as Oxford Commentaries on International Law.
SSRN is an online initiative devoted to disseminating scholarly working research papers, forthcoming papers and abstracts in the social sciences, such as accounting, economics, financial economics, legal scholarship, and management.
TradeLawGuide is a WTO research product. Use TradeLawGuide to search WTO agreements, instruments, jurisprudence, and Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) minutes. TradeLawGuide includes article and jurisprudence citators that allow you to update WTO law, and a Subject Navigator tool that indexes materials by subject.
International Labor Organization (ILO) Administrative Tribunal judgments are found on Triblex, a case law database. Triblex allows users to browse Tribunal case law by session, organization or keyword. This tribunal hears dispute that employees of international organizations bring against their employers.
Full text of all bilateral and multilateral treaties and international agreements. Also details the status of treaties, including signatories, ratifications, and lodged declarations, reservations or objections, etc.
VLex Global and JustisOne have merged to become vLexJustis. This new platform combines a wide range of legal information: case law, legislation, regulations, digests, draft bills, forms and contracts, law reports, legal blogs, official gazettes, books, journals, newspapers, court dockets — from both common and civil law jurisdictions — aided with intelligent tools, such as an AI-powered legal research assistant and graphical visualisation of case law relationships and treatments.
Featured collections available on this new service include the largest collections from UK superior courts, Irish courts, all Caribbean courts, Latin American and Spanish courts, alongside comprehensive coverage from the United States, Canada, continental Europe, Australia, etc.
A research tool for people interested in international trade law issues, WorldTradeLaw.net includes access to the "Dispute Settlement Commentary" which provides summary and critical analysis of WTO dispute settlements
Confidential Print: Africa (1834-1966) reproduces online in searchable PDF page images important British Foreign Office and Colonial Office documents on Africa from the start of the historical modern British colonial enterprise in Africa through the first years of African national independence.
A collection of the UK government documents issued between 1833 and 1969, covering all countries of mainland South and Central America as well as Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. It includes correspondence, diplomatic dispatches, statistical tables, minutes, treaties, political summaries, economic analyses, annual reports and maps.
This collection, issued by the Foreign and Colonial Offices, British Government, covers a broad sweep of history from c. 1839 to 1969 on countries including the Levant, Iraq, Turkey and many of the former Ottoman lands in Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt and Sudan. Material type includes: reports, dispatches, correspondence, descriptions of leading personalities, political summaries and economic analyses.
The Confidential Print series issued by the Foreign and Colonial Offices since c1820 is one of the fundamental building blocks for research that should be possessed by any academic library and one of the most important series produced by the British Government.
The series originated out of a need for the Government to preserve all of the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. Some of these were one page letters or telegrams as others were large volumes or texts of treaties. All items marked 'Confidential Print' were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, and to Heads of British missions abroad.
Criminal Justice Abstracts provides comprehensive coverage of the major journals in criminology and related disciplines, extensive coverage of books, and reports from government and non-governmental agencies. International coverage. Indexes journal articles, books, reports from government and non-governmental agencies in criminology and related disciplines. For each document, an informative summary of the findings, methodology, and conclusions is provided.
Scholarly articles, newspaper and magazine stories, government reports, etc., focusing on gender issues across a broad spectrum of subject areas, including education, health sciences, history, public policy, sociology and contemporary culture, gender and women's studies.
Covers political, social and cultural history of Native Peoples from 17th to 20th centuries. Provides full text of primary source documents including archival materials, government publications, manuscripts, book collections, legal documents, newspapers and photographs and images.
Created by the Library of the International Labour Organization, this database contains references to a wide range of print and electronic publications, including journal articles, from countries around the world, on all aspects of work and sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social development and human rights.
The Parliamentary Rolls of Medieval England contain the records of meetings of English parliament from the reign of Edward I (1272-1307) to that of Henry VII (1485-1509). The texts are presented in a split screen format in their original languages (Latin, Anglo-Norman and Middle English) as well as in translation to modern English.
Maximum simultaneous users: 10. International coverage. Indexes periodicals, books, book chapters, conference proceedings, dissertations and theses, and audiovisual material. Includes the North American dissertations and theses collection of the International Institute for Sport and Human Performance, University of Oregon, from 1949 to the present.
Morisset Library has the complete collection on microfiche. SPORTDiscus is produced by the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) located in Ottawa.
Index to journal literature on interpersonal violence, including psychological, physical and sexual abuse against women and children, hate crimes against groups such as gay and lesbians and ethnic minorities, elder abuse and neglect, work place violence, gang violence and other violence impinging upon domestic relations.
With more than 700 unique titles and 350,000 pages dedicated to American Indian Law, this collection includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. This library also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen that have never before been accessible online.
The American Law Institute library on HeinOnline consists of full runs of the Institute's Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches, and the Institute's newsletter, The ALI Reporter. It also includes the Restatements of the Law, Uniform Commercial Code, Model Penal Code, ALI-ABA Periodicals, and the Statement of Essential Human Rights (a pioneering ALI project of the mid-1940s).
HeinOnline's Supreme Court of Canada Reports contains the official, bilingual series published under authority of the Supreme Court Act. This collection includes more than 9,400 cases which include background information, statutes and regulations, authors cited, analysis and the decision.
This collection includes decades of legislative intent, testimony, and pre-enactment history in one centralized collection. Congress and the Courts features: Congress & the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010, Federal Judicial Center publications, periodicals, links to scholarly articles, CFR Title 28 - Judicial Administration and other related work.
Contains the entire Federal Cases 30 book series (1894-1897) which contains more than 20,000 cases. Also included is the Trinity Series, which includes American Decisions, American Reports, and American State Reports.
An access to more than 100,000 of the most important early English cases (representative of 265 series of Reports, arranged by courts) that laid the foundation for the laws of nations under the British Empire.
Access to several publications of the ECMI, which conducts practice-oriented research, provides information and documentation, and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe.
This collection allows researchers to browse through some international law publications such as from the American Society of International Law and prominent yearbooks from around the world, as well as the Hague Permanent Court of International Justice series. It also includes U.S. Law digests.
This series presents official historical documents on major foreign policy decisions of the United States and on important diplomatic activity. It is composed of more than 600 books, beginning with the administration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861 and continues until the administration of Jimmy Carter in 1980.
The Collected Courses Online is the electronic version of the longstanding book series on international law: Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law. The courses deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject, including legislation and case law. They are given by the most prominent legal specialists in the world.
* All courses at the Academy are published in the language in which they were delivered, either in English or in French.
This collection brings together more than 550 titles dealing with this topic. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports,...
Cette base de données comprend l'historique de textes de loi, des traités, des documents et plus liés à la loi sur les faillites aux États-Unis. On y trouve également des livres classiques datant des années 1800 et des liens vers des articles scientifiques qui sont liés à l'étude de la faillite en Amérique.
From HeinOnline, this database Includes more than 500 titles and 550,000 pages dating back to 1690 on International Law subjects such as War & Peace, the Nuremberg Trials, Law of the Sea, International Arbitration, Hague Conferences and Conventions and much more!
This collection includes the Supreme Court of the U.S. Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices issued by the Senate Judiciary Committee, providing coverage of the nomination of Louis Brandeis in 1916 until today. It also includes books and scientific articles on the Supreme Court, past and present, beginning with the first judge of the Supreme Court, Justice John Jay.
This monumental collection is a compilation of the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States as well as current hearings, debates and recent developments in immigration law. This first comprehensive database includes BIA Precedent Decisions, legislative histories, law and policy titles, extradition titles, scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and other related works.
The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals indexes more than 450 worldwide legal publications, including Canada, and published in several languages as well as French and English. It provides bibliographic references to articles, book reviews, essay collections and congress reports covering a wide variety of legal topics.
With nearly 2 million pages of legislative histories, treatises, documents, classics, and more relating to copyrights, patents, and trademarks, this collection allows researchers to search across all intellectual property law materials in one database.
Contains more than 1,250 law and law-related periodicals published in 29 countries. Coverage is from the first issue published for all periodicals and goes up to the most current issue allowed by the publishers.
This collection covers the NCCUSL-Archive Publications, manuals for the NCCUSL and the work of the Annual Conference meetings (1st-119th, 1891 to 2010), as well as the transcripts of each annual meeting and transcripts of the debates Committee of the Whole on each uniform Act and Model Law. The and "approved subsequent versions" of each uniform law are also included.
This specialized library includes the reports and opinions of the New York Attorney General, the New York State Register, Tax Cases, New York State Session Laws, New York Law Journals, the New York State Bar Association Journal, legal classics from or about New York, and New York trials.
This collection includes more than 50 publications from the prestigious Parker School of Foreign & Comparative Law at Columbia Law School. View publications such as the 22-volume set, A Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law. Book and Articles in English by Charles Szladits, along with An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States by E. Allan Farnsworth, among various others.
Officially titled United States - Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense. These "Pentagon Papers" are a United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.
This collection gives access to the official publications of the Stair Society including the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series (1936-present) as well as historical treatises and scholarly law review articles on Scots Law.
The Session Laws Library (HeinOnline) contains session laws of all 50 U.S. states (c. 1995-present) as well as Canada (Acts of the Parliament of Canada from 1883), Australia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and the D.C. Register.
The first digital law library designed exclusively for law librarians, this collection available on Hein Online brings together into one central database various reference works and tools, including legal dictionaries, legal bibliographies and AALL publications.
Access to the State Attorney General Reports & Opinions for all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (from 1980 to present). As the legal advisor to the executive officials of the government, the Attorney General renders requested legal advice, generally in the form of written opinions. Although these opinions are the official statements of an executive officer, issued in accordance with this authority, they are merely advisory statements and not mandatory orders. This material is searchable by keyword or by Opinion Number.
This collection includes the Annals of the Congress of the United States, Register of Debates in Congress, Congressional Globe, the Congressional Record, the U.S. Statutes at Large (1789-2004), the American State Papers and the Journals of the Continental Congress.
This library is a complete collection of the official case law of some of the United States most important U.S. Federal Agencies such as: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
It contains information on the exchange of goods and services taking place between the U.S. and other countries, as well as the history of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. Included are USITC Publications Archive, Legislative Histories, CFR & U.S. Code Title 15 and 19: Commerce & Foreign Trade and Customs Duties, Notable Publications, Scholarly Articles, and much more!
This collection includes complete coverage of the United States Code dating back to inception in 1925-1926. Also includes the Early Federal Laws Collection, which represents the most complete collection of federal statute compilations prior to the US Code.
The World Treaty Library brings together works identified from Oceana’s Consolidated Treaty Series, Hein’s U.S. Treaty Index, Rohn’s World Treaty Index, Dumont, Wiktor, Martens, the League of Nations, and the United Nations Treaty Series, covering the time period from 1648 to the present. All together more than 160,000 treaty records have been identified. Also included are hundreds of treaty related publications, a bibliography of select titles of importance to world treaty research, and hundreds of the best, and most-cited law review articles related to treaty research.