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New England Databases with Foreign Legal Information

The following are subscription databases (you will need your New England ID and barcode to login off-site):

World Constitutions Illustrated - published by Hein. Contains current constitutions for every country in the world in its original language as well as an English translation.  Some historical constitutions are included as well.

Country Reports

  • The Library of Congress Country Studies
    Includes a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
  • CIA Publications
    Includes World Factbook, Intelligence Information, Economic information, and lists the Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
  • CIA World Fact Book
    Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Individual Countries

One of the best places to start for foreign law research is the online database, The Foreign Law Guide:  Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World (New England username and barcode needed for off-campus access). 

Also listed below are some free internet websites.  Please note links are to websites in English only.

Afghanistan

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan

The Bahamas

Belarus

Belgium

Botswana

Brazil

Bulgaria

Cameroon

Canada

The Carribean - dependent and independent states

China

Colombia

Costa Rica

Croatia

Czechoslovakia

Denmark

Dominican Republic

East Timor

Egypt

El Salvador

Estonia

France

Germany

Greece

Guatemala

Holland [The Netherlands]

  • Blenheim - a Dutch law firm specializing in business and corporate law. Site contains useful articles and info about Dutch law.
  • Researching Dutch Law

Honduras

Hong Kong

  • See China.

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iran

Ireland

Israel

Japan

Kenya

Kuwait

Latvia

Mexico

Morocco

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Peru

Philippines

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Rwanda

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Slovenia

South Africa

Sudan

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

Tanzania

Trinidad & Tobago

Turkey

Uganda

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Vietnam

Venezuela

Zimbabwe

      
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