Foreign Jurisdictions

HLS conference on Russian cultural property law

This Friday and Saturday, HLS Librarian and Professor Terry Martin will be hosting a conference entitled “Spoils of War v. Cultural Heritage: The Russian Cultural Property Law in Historical Context.” This conference will take place in the Langdell South Classroom. Click here for extensive conference details. There is no charge for the conference, but attendees must register in …

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Elections Down Under

Next Saturday, Australians will go to the polls, as is their legal obligation, to elect a new federal government. The Australian Broadcasting Commission web site provides extensive election coverage. Antony Green’s Election Guide answers many questions someone from Up Over might have about Australian politics and government. Compulsory Voting The Australian Parliamentary Library has produced an excellent Research …

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New Law Library Guide on Compiling Canadian Legislative Histories

A colleague of mine at the Paul Martin Law Library at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada, has just created a new research guide on compiling Canadian legislative histories. Many of the resources she mentions in her guide can either be found at the Law Library or at Lamont’s Government Documents section. For this and other guides …

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Doing Business database from the World Bank

The Doing Business database, a service of the World Bank, provides information on business regulations and their enforcement in 175 economies from around the world. This includes a Doing Business Map that allows you to click on a particular country to find out how difficult or easy it is to do business there. The database also has a …

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ECLAC Launches New Database on Trade Disputes in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has launched a full-text database that provides “information and documentation on the entire trade disputes process, from initial filing to final enactment”. Known as IDATD, Integrated Database of Trade Disputes for Latin America and the Caribbean, this “database consolidates into a single site information on trade agreements and …

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