Jennifer Allison

Librarian for Foreign, Comparative, and International Law, Harvard Law School Library.

German Corporate Law: New Bilingual Resource

One of the law library’s newest bilingual acquisitions is Standardvertragsmuster zum Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht: Deutsch-Englisch (German-English Standard Forms and Agreements in Company and Commercial Law), by Dr. Dieter Stummel.  It is available in print in the law library under the call number KK2052.2 .S78 2015. The 2015 5th edition includes many examples of documents that modern companies need …

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CALI Unconference

We are currently hosting the 2014 CALI Conference for Law School Computing here at Harvard Law School.  Before the official conference started, several attendees met on Wednesday, 6/18, for an “Unconference.” The Unconference agenda was completely attendee-driven: the participants selected topics and then broke off into small groups to discuss them.  Topics included: Is “Law Practice Technology” Worth Teaching …

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The Beautiful Game: The Law of Soccer / Football

In honor of the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil, the law library has published a new research guide on soccer/football and the law. The guide includes links to internet resources, a multi-lingual list of the Harvard Libraries’ related print holdings, information about finding journal and periodical articles, and a directory of recent soccer/football legal news.

Our German Law Research Guide is all new!

As of this week, the law library’s research guide for German law has a brand new look, as well as lots of new content. The guide includes information about using print and electronic materials to research German legislation, case law, and legal secondary sources, such as statutory commentaries and journals. In addition, illustrated research examples (with English-language explanations) …

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The European Supreme Courts: A Portrait Through History

The Law Library recently added a beautiful new book to its collection, The European Supreme Courts: A Portrait Through History. Published in 2013 by Third Millennium Publishing in England, it provides a richly detailed historical portrait of high courts throughout western and central Europe, extending all the way to the Ottoman Empire and Turkey.  It also describes the …

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