POLI 330 - Law and Courts in Europe

Guides to Foreign Law Research

  • GlobaLex
    Guides to legal research by country. Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU.
  • World Legal Information Institute (WLII)
    Case-law, legislation, treaties, law reform reports, and journals from countries worldwide.
  • LLRX
    Guides to international legal research.

Guides to Constitutional Law

  • World Constitutions Illustrated
    Includes the current constitution for every country in its original language format and an English translation, as well as constitutional periodicals, links to scholarly articles and online resources, and bibliographic references.
  • International Constitutional Law: Countries
    English translations of, and textual material related to, constitutional documents worldwide.
  • Constitution Finder
    Links to past and present versions of national constitutions.
  • Europa: N-Lex
    Links to national legislation for member countries of the European Union.


Country Profiles 


Policy Research and Reports

  • World Bank e-library
    World Bank publications and policy research working papers.
  • Venice Commission
    The Council of Europe's advisory body on constitutional matters. Reports, documents, links.
    The Venice Commission's constitutional case-law database.




Selected News Sources (online)

  • PressDisplay
    Browse online national and international newspapers, by country.
  • Factiva
    International and Canadian publications. Search by date, newspaper, author, keyword, subject.
  • Lexis-Nexis
    Local, international news,legal sources.
  • ISI Emerging Market Information Service (EMIS)
    News and financial data from Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. On landing page, click on "Access now".
  • BBC Monitoring Country Profiles
    Sorted by region, each country profile provides a map, short historical review, a timeline of key events, quick country facts, biography of the head of government, links to media in each country, and relevant news items.


Public Opinion Data and Related Resources




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