Law


Law Collection more digital

Many eBooks are now available in the Library’s law collection. After Oxford University Press, Springer, Cambridge and Brill, now also Hart eBooks published in 2017 can be accessed through the catalogue. You can also find them in the Publication Finder. This trend towards eBooks only applies to recent years. Most of the law books can […]

Free Access to OUP resources on Refugee Law

In response to the refugee crisis in Europe, Oxford University Press has made more than 30 book
chapters, journal articles, and pieces of content from online resources freely accessible to assist those working with refugees on the ground, as well as anyone who would like to know more about the framework of rights and obligations concerning refugees

German Law Journal Special Issue

Issue no 6 of 2015 of  the German Law Journal is dedicated to Preliminary Reference to the Court of Justice of The European Union by Constitutional Courts. The Constitutional Courts of Austria, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania and their preliminary references are covered.  The dynamic with the Strasbourg Court is […]

“Free the Law” : Open Access to all US case law

Harvard Law School is digitilizing their own collection of 200 years of US case law which will be made available online for free. The documents  are digitilized and uploaded on Ravel Law, a legal research and analytics platform. The project called ‘Free the Law‘ will be completed and go live in 2017 coinciding with the 200th anniversary […]

Same-sex marriage: Ireland and the US

On 22 May 2015 a referendum was held in Ireland on a proposed amendment to the Irish Constitution which would permit same-sex marriage. The proposal was approved by 62% of the voters.  A month later the US Supreme Court established  a constitutional right to same-sex marriage striking down bans in 15 states. In Obergefell et.al. v. Hodges the […]