Includes chapters about: the East Asian legal tradition; the Jewish legal tradition; the Islamic legal tradition; the sub-Saharan legal tradition; the Latin American and Caribbean legal traditions; mixed legal systems; and democracy and the Western legal tradition.
Marci Hoffman, ed.Foreign Law Guide - Online subscription source that provides information about laws in approx. 190 foreign jurisdictions. Each entry describes the foreign legal system and key sources of laws and regulations. Includes cites to English-language translations of primary legal materials and cites to some secondary sources.
Bloomberg Law > click: Books & Treatises > Getting the Deal Through- Online subscription source that provides current subject overviews of nearly 30 countries' laws. These subject overviews focus on business, intellectual property and trade topics. (Countries covered vary by topic.) Topic "Dispute Resolution" outlines the court system and time limits for bringing selected civil claims in the countries covered by Getting the Deal Through.