Website corresponding to the book:

Legal Research Methods in a Modern World: A Coursebook

Country Material

See also book subsection 7.1.6.1. which lists some basic books for different European countries written in English by natives.

Austria
Brazil
China
Denmark
France
Germany
Italy
Poland
Russia
Spain
United Kingdom

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Austria

Translations into English of Austrian court decisions and 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).

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Brazil

Brazil is one of the largest Democracies in the world.

Researching Brazilian Law (in English) by Edilenice Passos, GlobaLex, Hauser Global Law School Program. Article includes an overview of Judicial Branch.

U.S. Library of Congress Research Help site for Federative Republic of Brazil (in English).

Brazil Federal Constitution (in English) .

Government: (in English) .

How Brazilian laws are made (in English).

Political Parties (in English).

English summaries on Brazil laws at Global Legal Information Network [Select: "More Search Options", "Brazil" as jurisdiction & "English" as language] (in English).

Brazilian Law by Topics by InfoLegis (in English)(Last updated in November2004).

Brazil Laws (in English).

INFOLEGIS (Last updated: July, 15th 2008)(in English) compiles texts of Brazilian legal rules translated into uofficial English versions.

Translated Brazilian Law (in English).

Washburn University: Brazil Guide (in English).

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China

See website for Chapter 10.

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Denmark

Some material on Danish law, judgments and articles in English can be found at Copenhagen Business School and at Library of the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen.

Researching Danish Law (in English) by Rasmus H. Wandall, GlobaLex, Hauser Global Law School Program

Chapter Twenty-two on Jurisdiction of Danish Civil Procedure Code (in English) [Lov om rettens pleje], Consolidated Act no. 1261 of 23 October 2007 from "Jurisdiction Rules of Denmark & "Pure Online" Dealings Outside the European Union on International Computer Networks" [Danmarks værnetingsregler & "ren" online handlen uden for E.U. på internationale computer netværk] (2004). Available (in Danish) at ssrn.com/abstract=1106094. An updated version is printed in English as: Chapter 9 in Henrik Spang-Hanssen, Public International Computer Network Law Issues (Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing, 2006 - ISBN 87-574-1486-6 - US Library of Congress number 2004-411311)].

Foreclosure of Real Estate - Ideas from a Different Legal System (Denmark) (in English) --- Describes in detail the Danish system on foreclosure of real estate. It include appendixes with English translations of the various Danish rules and main documents for mortgages and auctions of real estate. By Henrik Stakemann Spang-Hanssen (May 31, 2009). Also available at ssrn.com/abstract=1414525.

Danish Legal books published in English

The Danish Ombudsman(Table of Contents) by Hans Gammeltoft-Hansen (325 pages, 2 ed, DJOEF, 2005 - ISBN 978-87-574-1296-3)(In English).

Publications dealing with Private International Law (choice of law / conflicts of Law) - a part of national law: Allan Philip, Dansk International Privat- og Procesret (3 ed.)(Copenhagen: Juristforbundets Publishing, 1976 - ISBN 87-574-1962-0) & Peter Arnt Nielsen, International Privat- og Procesret (Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing, 1997 - ISBN 87-574-7630-6)

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France

French law (in French).

Translations into English of French court decisions and 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).

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Germany

Translations into English of German court decisions and 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).

German Law Archive contains Judgments and other decisions by German courts, Statutes; Acts of Parliament and statutory instruments, Literature on German law and Bibliographies on German law.

Researching the Law of Germany.

German Federal law and court decisions in German (Professor Dr. Axel Tschentscher).

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Italy

Researching Italian Law (in English) by lio Fameli and Fiorenza Socci, GlobaLex, Hauser Global Law School Program.

Introduction to Italian law (Ed. Jeffrey S. Lena & Ugo Mattei)(Hague/London/New York: Kluwer Law International 2002 - ISBN: 978-9041117076).

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Poland

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


Introduction to Polish Law (Eds. S. Frankowski & A. Bodnar)(Kluwer Law International: Kraków 2005).

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Russia

See website for Chapter 8.

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Spain

Researching Spanish Law (in English) by Olga Cabrero, GlobaLex, Hauser Global Law School Program.

Links to Spanish Ministeries (in English).

Links to Relevant information for foreigners about Spanish institutions and administration (in English).

Links to Public websites (in English).

Links to Spanish Institutions & Jurisprudence at EU Courts' website (in English).

Legal order in Spain at EU European Judicial Network in Civil and Commercial matters' website (in English).

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United Kingdom

See website for Chapter 6.

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