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Law Schools and Legal Research Sites

This page contains links to every law faculty in Canada as well as to selected major law schools throughout the world. Links are provided to the library catalogs of the Canadian and U.S. schools in order to assist locating materials that may then be requested through inter-library loan (service is only for U of T Faculty of Law). In addition, this page permits access to research centres that are associated with these schools and which provide some facilities for internet based research. The non-Canadian schools have been selected on the basis of the existence of a relationship between the particular school and the Uof T Faculty of Law, or due to their being the site of a valuable research source.


Dalhousie Law School

  • Library Catalog Health Law Institute
    Committed to improving health care through professional education and scholarly analysis of health law, ethics, and policy issues, the Health Law Institute is an interdisciplinary institute supported by and serving the Faculties of Medicine, Law, Health Professions, and Dentistry. Although the Institute does not publish its research on the Internet, this site does provide a good index of sites that will be of value to those doing research in this area.

McGill University

  • Library Catalog
  • Institute of Air ad Space Law
    Designed for the purpose of offering assistance to students, researchers, government authorities and the aerospace industry in the field of the legal regulation of international civil aviation and of the space applications, this site contains a comprehensive set of documents related primarily to laws and agreements governing aviation and space.

Osgoode Hall Law School

Queen's University

University of Alberta

University of British Columbia

University of Calgary

  • Library Catalog
  • Canadian Institute of Resource Law
    The purpose of this institute is to undertake and to promote research, education, and publication on the law relating to Canada's renewable and non-renewable natural resources.The site includes links to the Institute's newsletter as well as to other Internet sites of relevance.
  • Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre
    Dedicated to promoting awareness among Albertans about civil liberties and human rights, the Research Centre publishes reports on various civil liberty and human rights topics. This site gives abstracts on each of these reports together with information on ordering. The site also contains the full text of the Research Centre's Guide to Access to Information and Protection of Privacy.

Université Laval

University of Manitoba

  • Library Catalog
  • Legal Research Institute
    This site contains information on the Institute's research projects and publications (abstracts and ordering information), together with an online annotated bibliography of the Canadian legal profession (an annotated bibliography of published sources relating to the legal profession in Canada from 1760 to the present).

Université de Moncton

Université de Montréal

  • Library Catalog
  • Centre de Recherche en Droit Public
    The CRDP (Centre for Research in Public Law) Web site aims at making Québec and Canadian law more accessible. Amongst legal documents of interest at this site are the Civil Code of Québec, the Québec Charter of Personal Rights and Freedoms, the decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada and the decisions of the Human Rights Tribunal of Quebec. In addition, a wealth of doctrinal writings may be accessed through the electronic version of the Revue Juridique Themis and Lex-Electronica , an electronic journal, as well as in the proceedings of various conferences the CRDP has organized on Internet law.

University of New Brunswick

  • Library Catalog
  • Gerard V. La Forest Law Library
  • Centre for Property Studies
    The Centre is composed of a network of scholars and practitioners concerned with property and committed to participating in the development of an international property studies community. The Centre is striving to become a globally significant and accessible information resource in this area of the law and thus intends to make available, in electronic form, leading research papers, government documents, key legislative and regulatory precedents, as well as value-added commentaries and annotations by scholars and practitioners.

University of Ottawa - Civil Law Section

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Université du Québec à Montréal

University of Saskatchewan

  • Library Catalog
  • Native Law Centre of Canada
    With a mission to assist in the development of the law and legal systems in Canada in ways which preserve and sustain Aboriginal and treaty rights, the Centre publishes a number of resources on its website. Among these are the Canadian Native Law Cases (containing all reported Canadian court decisions dealing with native law as well as those that considered by the Privy Council on appeal from Canada) and the index to the First Nations Gazette .

Université de Sherbrooke

University of Victoria

University of Western Ontario

University of Windsor

Great Britain and the Commonwealth


Australian National University

University of Melbourne

University of New South Wales

University of Western Australia

  • Public International Law
    Created and maintained by Professor Francis Auburn, this Page consists of a well-ordered collection of Internet links related to numerous International Law Topics.

Great Britain

University of Edinburgh

Links index

A useful starting place for researching both Scottish and European law.

Cambridge University

  • Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law
    Provides access to the LRCIL State Responsibility Project Database which includes a comprehensive set of materials relating to the work of the International Law Commission on the topic of State Responsibility. Available at present is the text of the Draft Articles connected by hypertext link to the detailed commentary.

Oxford University

  • Institute of European and Comparative Law
    Provides access to the German Law Archive, a Website which is dedicated to publishing materials in the English language on German law and which includes court decisions, statutes, academic writing, and bibliographies.

Other British Law Schools and Law Libraries

Maintained by the University of Warwick, this site is comprised of a comprehensive list web addresses for law schools and libraries in the United Kingdom.

South Africa

University of the Witwatersrand

South Pacific

University of the South Pacific

West Indies

University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

New Zealand

University of Auckland

United States

University of California - Berkley

University of Cincinatti

  • Library
  • Catalog Centre for Corporate Law
    Available on this site is the "Securities Lawyer's Deskbook," a service that makes available the most important federal securities laws (complete with regulations and forms). The Deskbook includes links within the posted material to facilitate legal research and the completion of Securities and Exchange Commission forms.

University of Chicago

Columbia University

  • Library Catalog
  • Human Rights & Constitutional Rights Site
    Developed to help scholars, students, and practitioners find materials in the areas of Human Rights and Constitutional Rights and to accentuate the continuity between the two, this site include texts and links to information on both international law and domestic law.

Cornell University

  • Library Catalog
  • InSITE
    A current awareness service of Cornell Law Library which selects law-related Web sites that have been evaluated as being of potential use to legal researchers. Issues are published every two weeks and are archived on this site.
  • Legal Information Institute (LII)
    A well recognized as a leader in the provision of on-line legal materials this site offers access to an extensive collection of U.S. legal resources, in particular LII's collection of recent and historic Supreme Court decisions, its hypertext versions of the full U.S. Code, U.S. Constitution, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Rules of Evidence and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure , recent opinions of the New York Court of Appeals and commentary on them from the liibulletin-ny, the American Legal Ethics Library. In addition it includes a fairly good selection of foreign and international legal materials.

Duke University

Emory University

  • Library Catalogue
  • Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Multilaterals Project
    This site makes available the texts of international multilateral conventions and other instruments. Although the project was initiated to improve public access to environmental agreements, the collection today also includes treaties in the fields of human rights, commerce and trade, laws of war and arms control, and other areas.

Georgetown University

  • Library Catalog
  • Political Database of the Americas
    The main objective of the Database project is the development of a comprehensive source of documentary and statistical political information accessible throughout the Hemisphere and world via the Internet. Towards this end this database contains information on the institutional, constitutional and political structures of the region.

Gonzaga University

Harvard University

  • Library Catalog
  • Annual Review of Population Control
    Developed jointly with the United Nations Population Fund, this database contains summaries and excerpts of legislation, constitutions, court decisions, and other official government documents from every country in the world relating to population policies, reproductive health, women's rights, and related topics. The database is searchable by country, keyword or date
  • Jean Monnet Working Papers
    Sponsored by the European Commission, the Jean Monet Chair at Harvard was established to promote teaching in European integration. Papers presented under the auspices of the Chair are presented here in full text. Site includes a selection of sites related to the topic of European integration
  • Special Programs
    Collection of special programs and research centres at Harvard Law School, with links to their individual websites. The programs include: the Ames Foundation (legal history); Berkman Centre for Internet and Society; the Civil Rights Project; Human Rights Program; International Tax Program; Islamic Legal Studies Program; and the Seldon Society (English legal history).

New York University

University of Michigan Law School

University of Minnesota

  • Library Catalog
  • Human Rights Library
    This site provides access to the text of multilateral human rights treaties (both under the U.N. and regional systems) and the decisions and reports of the permanent bodies that have been established to oversee the application of these treaties.

Northwestern University

Pace University

University of Pennsylvania

  • Library Catalog
  • Ukraine: Legal Materials in English
    Prepared by Marta Tarnawsky, the Bibliography of Ukrainian Legal Materials in English lists books and articles on Ukrainian law and also includes citations to English translations of Ukrainian legislation. An author and subject index provides links to bibliographic references


University of Virginia

Yale University

Other U.S. Law Schools

American Association of Law Schools: List of Member Schools

Other Jurisdictions


University of Freiburg

  • CISG online
    This website, the purpose of which is to promote the uniform application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), provides access to texts, bibliographic references and German case law on the CISG. Text is available in German and English.

University of Kiel

  • International Commercial Arbitration
    Devoted to international commercial arbitration, this site contains links to national and international arbitration institutions and the full texts of arbitration acts and rules. Text is available in German and English.

University of Saarland

  • Internet Law Project
    Provides a search mechanism for German statutes, links to German law resources that are available in English as well as to english language resources for other European countries.

The Netherlands

University of Ghent

  • Encyclopedia of Law and Economics
    In an attempt to provide a survey of the whole law and economics literature each of the Encyclopedia's entries contains both a review of the literature, written by an authority in the field, as well as partial bibliography.


University of Turku

  • Åbo Akademi Universitet Institute of Human Rights
    Updated on a daily basis, the FINDOC database of the Institute for Human Rights indexes a large number of materials on human rights issues (monographs, articles, seminar reports) beginning from 1966. Indexing is done in Swedish, English, and Finnish and each article and monograph is referenced to declarations or conventions where this is appropriate.


Université Jean Moulin (Lyon 3)

Université Pantheon-Assas (Paris II)


University of Tromsø

Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong


Universiti Sains Malaysia


National University of Singapore

Other Sources

Addresses of Law Schools Throughout the World

A comprehensive list of law schools provided by Hieros Gamos that includes links to their websites, where applicable. List is updated regularly. Search hint: if the law school that you are looking for does not have a website address you can click onto the "Other Info" link which is located beside the country name. This will take you to a Geocities site that has a more comprehensive collection of law-related website addresses.

Other Library Catalogues of the World

Webcat provides links to web-based library catalogues throughout the world. Hosted by Northern Lights Internet Solutions, the catalogues are accessible by both a geographical and library-type index.