Halsbury's Laws of England covers every proposition of English law (whether statutory or common law), and is divided into alphabetically arranged titles. The text of those titles is supplemented by regularly updated annotations.
vLexJustis is a multi-jurisdictional citator and legal search engine covering law journal articles as well as cases and legislation, predominantly from the UK and Europe. Full text links are available for some entries.
The British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) provides rovides British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.
The official website for revised enacted UK legislation from 1267 to present. Excellent source for historic (as originally enacted) version of legislation. DO NOT rely on it to be completely up-to-date with amendments/ consolidation.
Each Restatement or Principles topic is updated by an annual gathering of short synopses of judicial rulings or decisions in which the court has explicitly employed the Restatement or Principles in its decisionmaking.
Whether followed, followed in part, criticized, or rejected, the Restatements and Principles are widely cited, ignored at peril. These annual compilations of case annotations are useful in determining the scope and value of Restatement and Principles formulations.
Contains US, international & other jurisdictions, case law, legislation & secondary sources including journals & law reviews. US federal & state case law, & the Shephard's Citator service, federal public laws & the United States Code Service, as well as state codes, federal & state registers & state constitutions.
The official website for the US Code as published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House of Representatives. The Code is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
This Guide provides information about the UK legal system, primary and secondary legal sources, laws reform and the legal profession in the UK. Extensive links are freely available websites and materials.
This Guide provides information about the US legal system, primary and secondary legal sources, laws reform and the legal profession in the US. Extensive links are freely available websites and materials.
The Law Library of Congress has produced a series of beginner’s guides to American law topics. Topic choices are pulled from the library’s frequently asked questions, and the guides are designed to assist researchers get their bearings in an unfamiliar area of law.
The guides are published on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis. Each one offers an introduction to the area of law, some research tips and a well-researched selection of secondary, primary and free online sources.
The guides listed below can help you begin a legal research project by offering quick techniques and a selection of legal resources and tools. Includes beginner's guide to legal research and researching judicial decisions