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Paper Topic Development: International & Comparative: Source-checking Guides

Sources to identify articles, dissertations, books, case documents, and treaties when writing an international or comparative law paper.

Source-checking Guides

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  (Reserve, KF 245 B58)

Bluebook Abbreviations of Law Reviews & Legal Periodicals Indexed in CILP

TIP: Rule 21.4 = treaty rule in 20th ed. of The Bluebook.  See also my Treaty Research Guide.  

Source-checking tip for creating cites to scholarly legal articles:

After you retrieve a specific article in HeinOnline's Law Journal Library, click: Cite (provides a sample Bluebook citation to the article)

If The Bluebook does not contain an entry for a source, try searching:

Guide to Foreign and International Legal Citations (1 Ref., K 89 .G85 2009)

International Citation Manager of Washington University Global Studies Law Review.

GlobaLex foreign law research guides published by Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law.

Foreign Law Guide

In this BLS subscription database, country entries will provide titles of (and sometimes links to) key sources of law.

(Access subscription Foreign Law Guide on campus, in BLS housing, and elsewhere off campus if one has implemented the proxy instructions.  This database supports a limited number of simultaneous users.)