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Animal Law Research Guide: Foreign Law

Foreign Law

Foreign Law Guide (library subscription): Database of Foreign National Law

  • Use Subject Heading: Animals and Animal Welfare

MSU Animal Legal and Historical Center good for finding translated law, both statutes and cases, and journal articles for a selection of countries. Under the Search Materials tab, choose a Topic then choose a Country.

N-Lex (a common gateway to the national law of EU countries)

World Legal Information Institute: includes primary law and some access to commentary or journals.

World Law Guide: Links to legislation and courts of many countries of the world.

Guide to Law Online: Law Library of Congress Guide to finding law from other countries.


Current Awareness: 

  • Search Google News by Country by using the pulldown menu under the search box.