LawCite

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • July 17, 2017

LawCite is great when you have a citation to foreign caselaw and no idea where to start.  The current emphasis is on common law countries, but this is being gradually extended to include civil law jurisdictions.

LawCite is a free …

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Hein Online United Nations Law Collection

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • February 8, 2016

The Hein Online United Nations Law Collection contains exact reproductions of major United Nations legal publications, including the complete collection of the United Nations Treaty Series, the League of Nations Treaty Series, the Monthly Statement of Treaties & International Agreements, …

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World Death Penalty Resources

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 11, 2015

Are you interested in where and how the death penalty is applied throughout the world and researching the death penalty as a foreign or comparative law topic?  A goldmine of country-by-country information–statistical data, background, and legal analysis–is available at the …

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HeinOnline’s United Nations Law Collection

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • October 25, 2014

Since yesterday was United Nations Day, this is a good time for a reminder about the United Nations Law Collection on HeinOnline. Finding international sources can be a challenge. This collection should not be overlooked when searching for treaties, …

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Online Sources: Kluwer Arbitration

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • October 12, 2014

If you are looking for an online resource for international commercial
arbitration research, try Kluwer Arbitration. It includes case law,
commentary, journals, conventions, awards, practice tools, news, blogs, legislation, rules and more. 

To access the Kluwer Arbitration:

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International Labor Laws: NATLEX

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • August 30, 2014

How do countries around the world protect disabled workers, provide for social security and family leave, and restrict child labor?  Labor Day weekend is a great time to discover NATLEX, an International Labour Organization (ILO) database of labor and …

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Aviation Law Prof Blog

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • July 20, 2014

Recent airline disasters underscore the increasing importance of aviation law in understanding and coping with the realities of life and the law in international perspective.  If you want to learn more and keep up with international aviation law issues and …

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Online Resources: Export Reference Library (BNA)

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • April 13, 2014

If you are interested in a publication that offers coverage of current laws, regulations, policies, and forms relating to exports, take a look at BNA’s Export Reference Library. It provides access to country profiles, trade blocs, exporting fundamentals, and more. …

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Constitutions

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 21, 2011
After hearing the House of Representatives read our Constitution, I started thinking about other countries constitutions.
One great resource for exploring the world’s constitutions in HeinOnline’s new database World Constitutions Illustrated . It includes the current constitution for every country …

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Treaty Citations — Sometimes They Don’t Exist as Expected

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • December 5, 2010

A recent opinion article in The New York Times describes how we can expect the United States to rely more on treaty-like agreements than on actual treaties in the future. In such agreements, the U.S. agrees to try wholeheartedly to …

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