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Finding Foreign Case Law
PKULaw (formerly LawInfo China) This link opens in a new window
Online access in English to the laws and administrative regulations of the People’s Republic of China. Included are over 5,000 full-text English translations of Chinese legislation, 500+ decisions from the Supreme People's Court and Procuratorate, legal news in full text of all news articles from 2000 to date, primary source documents related to the legislative history of regulations, and leading Chinese law journals. Produced at Peking University Law School, updated daily.
West Indian Reports (LexisUK) This link opens in a new window
The West Indian Reports is a series of reports of cases decided in the High Courts and Courts of Appeal of the West Indian states, and appeals therefrom to the Caribbean Court of Justice and Privy Council. Published in two volumes each year, the West Indian Reports includes decisions from the following jurisdictions: The Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; the Cayman Islands; the Eastern Caribbean States; Guyana; Jamaica; and Trinidad and Tobago. Please see a librarian for assistance.
All of the following materials allow you to search for case law using a digest, a tool that that lets you search by specific legal issue or topic. A digest is extremely helpful because, when you scan the structure of the digest, you learn about how legal structure is organized. With these very special digests, you learn how international or human rights legal structure is arranged. Each of these digests will cover a variety of jurisdictions.
International Law Reports (Justis) This link opens in a new window
International Law Reports includes decisions of international courts and arbitrators as well as judgments of national courts (in English). Coverage is from 1919 to the present day.
Oxford Reports in International Law This link opens in a new window
This database from Oxford University Press integrates important decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals. Comprised of five modules (International Courts of General Jurisdiction, International Human Rights, International Criminal Law, International Investment Claims, and International Law in Domestic Courts), this online service is a single point of reference for all international law jurisprudence, providing access to a wide range of international law jurisprudence.
Guides for Locating Foreign Case Law