International Law, Comparative Law

Child Rights International Network

"CRIN is a global research, policy and advocacy organisation. Our work is grounded in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child." Once can use this database to find laws regarding children's rights from around the world. 


This is a database of constitutional case cases based on Venice Commission from the Council of Europe.

Comprehensive Index of Legal Reports (Law Library of Congress)

The Law Library of Congress produces reports primarily for members of Congress.  The legal research reports are listed by topic and provide commentary and recommended resources on issues and events. 


Hosts the world's constitutions for you to read, search, and compare.

Customary International Humanitarian Law Database

This database is the online version of the Study on customary international humanitarian law, conducted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and published by Cambridge University Press in 2005.

EU Bulletin

Available for free from Justis, a daily (or near-daily) bulletin of recent EU cases, directives, regulations, and other documents.

European and Comparative Private Law

A co-operative effort of legal scholars and lawyers in Europe and world-wide to promote the study of European & comparative private law and to improve the law and understanding among people and countries. Maintained by the University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Many links to European and international law sites.

Find-eR: European Commission libraries collections

Access to records of collections in the European Commission's libraries. Principal subjects are European law, policies, and integration, works about members states, international affairs, and some European cultural topics.

European E-Justice Portal

This resource contains sections directed at the public, businesses, the legal profession, and the judiciary. The aims of this website are to make it easier to find what you want amid the myriad of languages, systems, and regulations.


"[T]he first comprehensive database of European cases on tort law! This web-based research tool shall allow both researchers as well as practitioners to access the vast wealth of jurisprudence on tort law throughout Europe in a single language (English) and with a standardized index system."


Hosted by the Hauser Global Law School Program out of the New York University School of Law, this page provides access to numerous international, comparative, and foreign legal research subject guides. (Subjects: foreign other and international)

Global Health and Human Rights Database

"The Global Health and Human Rights Database is a free online database of law from around the world relating to health and human rights."

Hague Conference on Private International Law

Full text of various international conventions sponsored by this organization.

International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied in Canada

Links to the full texts of treaties and cases that supplement the textbook of the same title as above. Maintained by Prof. H. M. Kindred, Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University.

Ius Commune Research School Casebooks

"The Ius Commune Casebook Project is a joint initiative of the faculties of law of Maastricht Univeristy and the University of Leuven. Its aim is to collate case law, legislation, doctrinal writings and other relevant source materials from the main European legal systems for each main field of the law. Excerpts from these materials are accompanied by introductory comments, explanatory notes and comparative overviews which put them in context."

Jumpstart Your Foreign, Comparative, and International Research 

Research guide from the American Association of Law Libraries. Aimed at librarians but useful for students as well.

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Links to many full-text reports and documents sponsored by this international organization, covering international finance, development, environmental issues and competition, quality of life, plus texts of OECD proceedings and press releases. Links to related sites.

UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Full text of CISG, related commercial law documents, cases interpreting each article of CISG, links to scholarly writings about CISG and to international trade databases.

United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library

The United Nations Library gives you access to their catalogue, as well as information resources and subject guides. There is a lot of information on this website, so take your time to look through it.

United Nations Documents

This portion of the United Nations website allows one to browse for information for selected UN bodies.

United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime Human Trafficking Case Law Database

Has hundreds of case briefs from dozens of countries. Database is available in English, Spanish, and French.

United Nations Official Documents System (ODS)

Provides full text of all types of official UN documentation originating from duty stations worldwide. Comprehensive coverage starts in 1993. Older UN documents added on a daily basis. Selective coverage of General Assembly and Security Council documentation currently goes back to 1985. Also provides access to resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. Presently has over 800,000 files, and the UN is adding roughly 100,000 a year.

United Nations System of Organizations

An alphabetic index to the websites of the U.N. system of organizations. Also lists websites by theme and gives a systematic chart of all U.N. agencies plus some autonomous organizations affiliates with the U.N. (e.g., WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization, etc.).