GlobaLex – new research guides added
GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research. It is published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law. The guides are useful starting points in researching particular subjects and regional law.
New and updated guides have been published on the site. These include:
- Researching League of Nations Documents by Gabriela Femenia
The new guide provides the researcher with a starting point for finding and using League of Nations documents. Gabriela Femenia is Foreign and International Law Librarian at the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Biddle Law Library
- Research Guide on Indigenous Peoples International Law by Christopher C. Dykes
This updated guide covers the definition of “indigenous peoples”, a brief history, key terms and issues, regional and international organizations including the United Nations, international documentation such as treaties, selected books and articles, online sources, and research guides
Chris Dykes is currently a reference/research librarian at the University of Houston Law Center’s O’Quinn Law Library.
- Basic Guide to Researching Foreign Law by Mary Rumsey
This updated guide describes basic strategies for finding the laws of countries other than the US (primarily in English). Emphasis is on codes and laws rather than cases. Mary Rumsey is the Foreign, Comparative & International Law Librarian at the University of Minnesota.