Category «Comparative/Foreign Law»

Mexico and its Legal System

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.

Subjects: Comparative/Foreign Law, Features, International Legal Research

Australian Trade Marks Law: The Madrid System

Australian Trade Marks attorney Nicholas Weston provides an overview of the Madrid System, administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Subjects: Business Research, International Legal Research, Legal Research

Israeli Law Guide

This comprehensive guide by Ruth Levush provides an overview of the country’s legal system along with its chief characteristics, documents the court system and structure, the legal profession, official and unofficial statutory and regulatory sources, major compilations, case reports, legal commentaries, law journals and legal databases.

Subjects: Comparative/Foreign Law, International Legal Research

Cultural Challenges in Cross Border Mediation

Vikrant Singh Negi discusses how the role of cultural differences are crucial in cross border mediation. Although an individual’s nationality does not necessarily determine the attitudes and behavior brought to the table, it can provide valuable guidelines as to which negotiation strategies are likely to work and which are likely to end in failure.

Subjects: Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Comparative/Foreign Law, Features, Legal Research

Persuading Judges in Writing: Tips for Lawyers (And how technology can help)

Troy Simpson explains how good written advocacy can help lawyers in England, Australia and America to persuade judges, and providers readers with some practical tips to accomplish this challenging task.

Subjects: Comparative/Foreign Law, Features, Legal Research

Features – Legal Protection of Cultural Property: A Selective Resource Guide

Louise Tsang’s updated guide focuses on important information print and electronic sources specific to the protection of cultural property in wartime, international trade in cultural property, and the laws applicable to the illicit traffic of art and antiquities.

Subjects: Cultural Property, Features, International Legal Research

A Legal Analysis of the Impacts of Administrative Court Decisions on the Validity of Private Law Contracts In Turkish Law

This guide by Assoc. Prof. Vedat Buz and Cagdas Evrim Ergün examines and documents doctrine and case law on the authority of the administrative court in rendering decisions on the validity of private law contracts.

Subjects: International Legal Research

The Directorate of Legal Research at the Library of Congress: A Treasure Hidden Under a Bushel Basket

Michael Ravnitzky pulls back the curtain on a little known but extensive (his findings date back to 1915) and continuously updated source of topical comparative and international law reports, on subjects of public interest, produced each year by experts within the Library of Congress.

Subjects: Features, Government Resources, International Legal Research, Legal Research
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