Website corresponding to the book:

Legal Research Methods in a Modern World: A Coursebook

Methods in Europe - A Cvil Law Method

Chapter 7

Section 7.1.
Section 7.1.3.
Section 7.1.6.
Section 7.1.8.
Section 7.2.1.
Section 7.3.3.
Section 7.3.4.
Section 7.5.

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Requirements for studing civil law or an Addendum or Teacher Manual to the book's civil law part: "The Modern Law Schools’ Uriaspost – the post of danger" by Henrik Spang-Hanssen.

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Section 7.1.

Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Lousiana State University Law Library has made a Law Dictionary with Civil Law Glossary and Common Law Glossary.
The Internet Public Library has posted translation-dictionaries that, given a word in one language, will show the identical or related word in another language.

The Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) World Factbook gives basic demographic and economic information about the countries of the world.
The US embassy staff in each country prepare a Country Commercial Guide which are available from the International Trade Administration (Country Information tab).

Links to legal resources by country can be found at:

Translations into English of French, German, Austrian and Israeli statutes can be found from the Institute of Transnational Law (Austin School of Law, University of Texas) (previously at Institute of Global Law, University of London).

Internet Legal Research Group's LawRunner Research Tool (an intelligent agent-based front-end interface) allows ones to limit ones searches to information relevant to a particular nation.

A wealth of information about the history of Europe and its institutions since 1945 is available from European NAvigator. ENA is available in English, French, German and Spanish [choose languange in right top corner of website], though some documents are available in other languages.

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Section 7.1.3.

The EU Courts has made a website with information to different European member states’ institutional and legal Internet sites - choose "Library and Documentation" -> "Links" -> "Member States".

The legal order for several Member States of the European Union (English version).

Translations into English of French, German, Austrian and Israeli court decisions can be found from the Institute of Transnational Law (Austin School of Law, University of Texas) (previously at Institute of Global Law, University of London).

Portal to Supreme Court decisions (or a way to find them) from 129 countries around the World.

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Section 7.1.6.

Many research guides for different countries can be found from Globalex under "Foreign Research," including Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Italy.
Some guides can be found from Law Library Resource Xchange (LLRX.com), including guides for France, Spain.
Similar websites is maintained by Columbia Law School Library and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Information on the Legal Order in most of the Member States of the European Union can be found from website of the European Judcial network in civil and commercial matters.

Handbook of Polish Law (in English) (Eds. Dajczak Wojciech, Szwarc Andrzej J. & Wiliński Pawel)(Poland: Warszawa-Bielsko: Wydawnictwo Szkolne 2011 - ISBN: 978-8326209871).

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Section 7.1.8.

Guide to foreign and International Legal Citations (GFILC) (1. edition, 2006) by the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics. Later editions from GFILC website.

Oxford University has made a Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA)(Fourth Ed., 2010), which guide in the back lists citations guides for other jurisdictions.

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Section 7.2.1.

Many helpful legal research guide in English can be found from "Globalex".

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Section 7.3.3.

Precedent and the Law in Denmark by Joseph Lookofsky (Danish National Report at the XVII'th Conference of the International Academy of Comparative Law in Utrecht 2006).

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Section 7.3.4.

Information on the Legal Order in most of the Member States of the European Union can be found from website of the European Judcial network in civil and commercial matters (one can choose the website in all the E.U. official languages).

The EU Courts has made a website with information to different European member states’institutional and legal Internet sites - choose "Library and Documentation" -> "Links" -> "Member States".

Website for Finding E.U. Law.

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Section 7.5.

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