Overview

The Guide to International Legal Research is an authoritative and comprehensive reference tool for law students and practitioners. Authored annually by The George Washington International Law Review, the Guide is designed to assist both novices and professionals with their international legal research. Following an introduction by Professor Christopher J. Borgen, the Guide is organized into two parts. In the first part, chapters are divided by regions. Each chapter contains an overview of the geopolitical climate...
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Guide to International Legal Research

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Overview

The Guide to International Legal Research is an authoritative and comprehensive reference tool for law students and practitioners. Authored annually by The George Washington International Law Review, the Guide is designed to assist both novices and professionals with their international legal research. Following an introduction by Professor Christopher J. Borgen, the Guide is organized into two parts. In the first part, chapters are divided by regions. Each chapter contains an overview of the geopolitical climate in each region and lists government resources, legal resources, media resources, and resources by topic. Where appropriate, these sources are subdivided by country. Many of the chapters discuss general multi-national organizations as well as international trade organizations and agreements that are specific to the region. The Guide also provides an overview of what each source covers and how it can be most effective.

The second part of the Guide covers substantive areas of international law, including general international law, public health law, space law, human rights law, intellectual property, international trade, international business transactions, environmental law, labor law, and international security law. Much like the regional sections, the substantive chapters begin with a section on international governance followed by a section on secondary sources pertinent to that subject area.

The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781632802422
  • Publisher: LexisNexis
  • Publication date: 8/13/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Two General International Law
Chapter Three Africa
Chapter Four Asia
Chapter Five South Asia
Chapter Six Middle East
Chapter Seven Russia and the Former Soviet Union
Chapter Eight Europe
Chapter Nine Latin America
Chapter Ten Animal Law
Chapter Eleven Environment
Chapter Twelve Human Rights
Chapter Thirteen Intellectual Property
Chapter Fourteen International Criminal Law
Chapter Fifteen International Business Transactions
Chapter Sixteen International Security Law
Chapter Seventeen International Trade
Chapter Eighteen International Product Liability
Chapter Nineteen Labor Law
Chapter Twenty Maritime Law
Chapter Twenty One Public Health
Chapter Twenty Two Space Law
Chapter Twenty Three Telecommunications Law
Subject Matter Index
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