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Foreign Legal Research: Additional Information

This guide contains tips and resources for researching the laws of foreign countries.

Other Guides to Foreign Legal Research


A number of other law schools have posted research guides to foreign law that are similar to this one.  These guides are publicly available and can be found using Google.  Make sure that you choose one from a reputable law school library or other reliable source.

You can also search the LibGuides platform directly by using the search boxes on the LibGuides Community Site.

The following are a few to get you started:

CALI Lessons


The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) database includes 800 computer-based tutorials in over 39 different legal subject areas. Lessons relevant to the topic of foreign legal research are listed below, and new lessons are constantly being added.

You must have an account in order to view a CALI lesson. If you have not already created a CALI account, please see an LSU Law Librarian to obtain an authorization code.

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