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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Guide to Law Online

The Law Library of Congress's Public Services Division has compiled an annotated guide of Internet links to legal and government information worldwide. Many of the sources provide the full text of materials, and are intended for both specialist and lay users.

The Guide to Law Online is made up of 5 sections:

International and Multinational contains a list of multinational reference sources, webpages for law reviews and journals, treaty information, as well as links to the Global Legal Information Network's database of official legal and government texts, the website for the Organization of American States, and the United Nations web portal.

Nations of the World provides the constitution, information about its executive, judicial and legal branches, legal guides, and general reference sources for each country listed.

U.S. Federal includes materials from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government, along with legal research guides and other sources of data. Similar information can also be found at the state level in the Guide's U.S. States and Territories section.

There is also a hyperlinked Index section listing all countries discussed within the Guide.

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