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German Law Journal

The German Law Journal ranks in the top-15 of all journals concentrating on “foreign, European and civil law systems.” The success of this Open Access peer reviewed journal is due to the mix of timely, online, English-language, peer-reviewed  – and always at no cost – commentary on “developments in German, European and International Jurisprudence” to […]

SSRN: what’s in the name?

SSRN is becoming a very important research tool for lawyers. It has become a very large network of working papers and published articles including many important research institutes’ output…

vLex Global

Case law, legislation and codes from 120+ countries, as well as full-text ejournals, ebooks, and contracts are all available in the muiltilingual vlex Global database

New platform of Westlaw UK

Thomson has launched a new interface for the Westlaw UK database which turns it into a truly user-friendly database. The areas for searching are Cases, Legislation, Journals, Current Awareness and EU. Each of these areas has a simple and an advanced search box where searches can be performed in a Google type fashion..

“Integration through law” Revisited

About 30 years ago the ‘Integration through Law’ project directed by Prof. Mauro Cappelletti, Monica Seccombe and Joseph Weiler, was taking place at the EUI. It was an attempt to make a comparison between and draw lessons from the American federal experience…