Foreign and Comparative Law by Country or Region (including Religious Legal Systems)

More Than One Country or Region

These are online research guides or portals to legal systems worldwide. Also see the section below for guides to specific countries, regions, or religious legal systems.

Specific Country, Region, or Religious Legal System

This is a selective list of online research guides, portals, and databases arranged by country, regions, or religious legal system. Also see the section above for resources that cover more than one country or region.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Africa

Albania

Algeria

Americas

Andorra

Anguilla

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Asia

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Belize

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

British Virgin Islands

Buddhist Law

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Canada

Canon Law

Caribbean

Cayman Islands

Channel Islands

Chile

China

Costa Rica

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of Congo

Denmark

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Ethiopia

Europe

(see also our European Union page)
  • Guide to European Legal Databases. By Mirela Roznovschi, New York University School of Law (LLRX.com).
  • Legislationline.org. Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Database of international texts and domestic legislation in the OSCE region (the Caucasus, Central Asia, Europe, and North America) dealing with the rule of law and the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970 Available from anywhere to all members of the Northwestern University community Contains approximately 1,500-2,000 historical statutes and codes, in English and Western European languages, from numerous European countries, with emphasis on Great Britain, Ireland, France, and Germany (including Prussia and Bavaria), though also including primary law from Austria (including Austria-Hungary), Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, and Sweden.

Federal Republic of Serbia and Montenegro

Fiji

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Ghana

Gibraltar

Greece

Greenland

Grenada

Guatemala

Guernsey

Guinea

Hindu Law

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Ireland

Islamic Law

Isle of Man

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Jersey

Jewish Law

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kosovo

Kyrgyz Republic

Latin America

Latvia

Lebanon

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malawi

Mali

Malta

Mexico

Middle East

 

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Monteserrat

Morocco

Namibia

Netherlands

New Zealand

Niger

Nigeria

Northern Cyprus

Norway

Pacific Islands

Pakistan

Panama

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Religious Legal Systems

Republika Srpska

Romania

Roman Law

  • Roman Law Resources. Edited by Ernest Metzger, University of Aberdeen. "This site provides information on Roman law sources and literature, the teaching of Roman law, and the persons who study Roman law. The site is available in English and German."
  • Project Volterra. University College, London. 'The general aims of the Project Volterra are to promote the study of Roman law in its full social, political and legal context."
  • Ius Romanum: Pagina Originalis. The Roman Law branch of the Law-related Internet project at the Universiity of Saarbrücken.
  • Annotated Justinian Code. University of Wyoming College of Law. An electronic, edited version of the late Justice Fred H. Blume's English translation of Justinian's Code, edited by Timothy Kearley. This is the only English translation that is based on the authoritative Latin edition by Mommsen and Krueger. The website also includes Blume's translation of Justinian's Novels.

Rwanda

Russia

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

San Marino

Saudi Arabia

Serbia and Montenegro

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Slovenia

Somaliland

South Africa

South East Asia

South Pacific

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Transnistria

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Turks and Caicos

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vatican

Venezuela

Vietnam

Yugoslavia

Zimbabwe

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