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The Fourth Dimension
Foreign Law Collections
Foreign Law Specialists
“Old” Languages and Laws
Established in 1983, this East Coast network facilitates resource-sharing and licensing database contracts for foreign law (such as the Chinese isinolaw database) .
What is the New England Law Library Consortium or NELLCO?
Headed by Jerry Dupont, this cooperative project has microform collections of major French, German, Italian, and Spanish civil law works.
What is the Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC)?
The Research Libraries Group (RLG) developed this system of collecting levels, including for foreign law.
What is the RLG Conspectus?
This project with a patriotic name is an Internet-based union list of foreign, international and comparative law holdings; it is a successful initiative of the UK consortium of academic law libraries called FLARE.
What is the Foreign Law Guide or FLAG?
This is the union catalog of holdings of these eight law school libraries with major foreign law collections: Boalt Hall (University of California at Berkeley), Columbia, Fordham, New York University, Pennsylvania, Texas, University of Washington, and Yale.
What is Access Law?
This is the time differential between Boston, USA and Paris, France.
What is 6 hours?
It tells you what time it is in Mumbai when it’s 10 a.m. in Boston.
What is the World Clock?
The time and day in Sydney, Australia when it’s 10 a.m. on Wednesday in Boston.
What is 12 noon on Thursday in Sydney?
You can get French, German, Japanese, and Spanish law titles fast from this Internet-based bookseller’s family of Web sites.
What is Amazon?
This is the code number needed to wire transfer money directly to a bank when paying for foreign purchases in non-U.S. dollars.
What is the SWIFT code?
This U.S. library has the largest East Asian Law collection of any state-supported university.
What is the Gallagher Law Library at the University of Washington in Seattle?
This Lone Star library has a strong collection of the law of Mexico and Latin American countries.
What is the Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas at Austin?
This Chicago-based consortium of North American institutions has collections of foreign official gazettes, foreign doctoral dissertations, and foreign newspapers.
What is the Center for Research Libraries or CRL?
This Hague institution has one of the world’s largest collections of international law materials (in all languages).
What is the Peace Palace Library?
This East Coast institution hosts Mirela Roznovschi’s links to foreign law databases, and, like Yale, subscribes to Chinese, German, and Israeli law databases.
What is New York University?
She compiled the Directory of Foreign Law Collections in Selected Law Libraries (along with Tom Bruce) and established the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL SIS) travel grants for non-U.S. librarians to attend the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).
Who is Ellen Schaffer?
Currently at Yale Law Library, he helped build the foreign law collection at the University of Houston, and authored a chapter on collecting foreign law in Introduction toForeign Legal Systems (1994).
Who is Dan Wade?
She is the Scandinavian law bibliographer at the University of Minnesota, with special expertise in Swedish legal materials.
Who is Suzanne Thorpe?
She is director of Cornell Law Library and author of Transnational Law Research and Guide to Foreign Legal Materials: French.
Who is Claire Germain?
This e-mail network of foreign and international law librarians worldwide, begun in 1991 at Minnesota by Lyo Louis-Jacques and Mila Rush, is at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is INT-LAW? (Other lists are LAW-ACQ, FCIL-SIS, and IALLMembers)
This standard West reference tool includes the definitions of many Latin phrases and maxims and Roman law terms.
What is Black’s Law Dictionary?
Until the 17th century, most legal documents in England were written in Latin or in this language.
What is “Law French”?
This 17th century Dutch jurist is considered one of the founding fathers of public international law.
Who was Hugo Grotius (the Latin name of Hugo de Groot, 1583-1645)?
It consists of the Digest (or Pandect), the Institutes, the Codex, and the Novels.
What is the Corpus Juris Civilis?
This code was drafted by François Tronchet, Félix‑Julien‑Jean Bigot de Préameneu, Jean-Étienne-Marie Portalis, and Jacques de Maleville and enacted in 1804.
What is the Code civil or Code Napoléon?