This comprehensive guide by Nicholas Pengelley and Sue Milne includes primary and secondary research resources in the following areas: Parliaments and Laws, Finding Australian Legislation, Finding Australian Cases, Treaties, Journal Literature, Legal Encyclopedias, Law Reform, Government Information, Dictionaries, Directories, Legal Research Guides, Publishers, Current Awareness, Discussion Lists, Information Brokerage and Major Texts.
This updated research guide by Elisa Mason directs readers to some of the key texts and resources available on the Web that can help shed light on, and provide a context for, many of the issues currently being deliberated in the refugee law arena. The guide covers international and regional instruments, human rights and humanitarian law, international bodies (especially the UNHCR), national legislation, case law, and periodicals.
Julian Zegelman’s research guide is intended to assist its users with research of Russian intellectual property law by a) describing the primary sources of intellectual property law in the Russian Federation; and b) listing a number of secondary sources that interpret and comment on intellectual property law in the Russian Federation.
Ruth Bird’s guide is expertly updated by Dianne Thompson and Anna Matich, each of whom possess comprehensive legal research expertise on this topical area.
In this column, Troy Simpson writes on persuading judges in writing. This first article in the series surveys the history of written advocacy in three jurisdictions — England and Wales, Australia, and America – to show why good written advocacy is vital to the modern lawyer.
Ted Tjaden’s comprehensive guide provides information and links to print and online resources and is aimed primarily at researchers outside of Canada needing an overview of Canadian legal research.
Editor’s note: This is an update to the original guide, (published May 1, 2000). There are numerous additions, changes for some Web site addresses, as well as some deletions. These additions and changes are indicated by (green background color) for easy identification.
Editor’s Note: This is a new update to the author’s original guide (published May 1, 2000), and to his subsequent update, July 2, 2001. There are numerous additions, changes for some Web site addresses, as well as some deletions, which will be indicated by the use of (green background color) for easy identification.
This guide by Prof. Jorge A. Vargas provides a general description of the major features and current characteristics of the Mexican legal system, its principal components, and some of its distinct legal institutions, including – as an introduction to what is an eminently descriptive work – a brief historical background and basic information about Mexico as a country, its territory, people, culture, and economy.