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BAILII

The British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)

 
Cambridge Journals

Cambridge University Press

 
Cambridge Journals

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

 
HeinOnline

HeinOnline

 
JustisOne

JustisOne

 
Lexis Library

Lexis Library

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Lexis Library

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Hogan Lovells LLP
Westlaw UK

Westlaw UK

 

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Full A-Z list

Below is an alphabetical list of the online legal resources available to researchers at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law.

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Raven Authentication (Shibboleth)

This allows single sign-on to numerous services, either with university restricted access and/or secure off-campus access. More information about obtaining a Raven account can be found on the UIS website.

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To access the databases using this method, your computer must be connected to the CUDN (Cambridge University Network). More information about the CUDN can found on the CUDN website. Please note that some services work via a more restrictive list of IPs - for example only computers on the Law Faculty network.  Users who are not connected to the CUDN can use the University Information Services (UIS) VPN service to access IP-restricted services.

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Database specific passwords [DSP]

These are available only to Cambridge Faculty Members and students. If you require access to these resources, you can download the password list, which is available from the 'Useful links' section on any Moodle course page.

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BAILIIBAILII: British and Irish Legal Information Institute

British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.

Free access

BeckOnlineBeckOnline

Münchener Kommentar zum Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuch [BGB] plus several journals including Neue Juristische Wochenschrift and Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht.

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BloomsburyBloomsbury Professional Online

Includes access to practitioner ebooks on family law, banking and finance law, charities, criminal negligence, company and commercial law, employment law, environmental law, insolvency law, local government law, maritime law, mediation, partnerships, pensions, professional negligence property and land law, sports law and UK law.

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Blue BookThe Bluebook

Generations of law students, lawyers, scholars, judges, and other legal professionals have relied on The Bluebook's unique system of citation in their writing. In a diverse and rapidly changing legal profession, The Bluebook continues to provide a systematic method by which members of the profession communicate important information to one another about the sources and legal authorities upon which they rely in their work.

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Business SourceBusiness Source Ultimate

Peer reviewed business journals.

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CUPCambridge University Press

Cambridge Law Reports

International Law Reports 1919-2015. Via CUP. Covers all significant cases of public international law from 1919-2015.

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ICSID Reports

ICSID Reports Vol 1-16. Via CUP. Reports of cases decided under the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States 1965, and related decisions on international protection of investments. (Incorporated in the Cambridge Law Reports.)

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Cardiff Index to Legal AbbreviationsCardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

Search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States.

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Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British SourcesDictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources

Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources" is a British Academy research project at the University of Oxford. Based entirely on original research, the DMLBS is the most comprehensive dictionary of Medieval Latin to have been produced and the first ever to focus on British Medieval Latin. Completed in print in 2013, the DMLBS is a definitive survey of the vocabulary of one of the most important languages in British and European history.

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ProQuest DissertationsDissertations & Theses Abstracting & Indexing Service (Proquest)

Dissertations and theses from around the world spanning 1743 to present day. Access to abstracts only. Full text may either be purchased online via ProQuest directly, or by contacting the Inter-Library Loans Department by email: ill@lib.cam.ac.uk.

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Doctrinal PlusDoctrinal Plus

This service provides access to a wide range of primary and secondary materials, mainly in the French language, with the help files solely in French.

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Dow Jones FactivaFactiva

Includes business and general news. News pages include the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and The Economist.

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Foreign Law Guide

Foreign Law Guide

Current sources of Codes and legislation of about 160 jurisdictions. Good guide to official sources.

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HeinOnlineHeinOnline

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English Reports

Coverage from 1220-1865. Reprint in which the original footnotes are given. The reprint contains over 100,000 cases, representative of 265 separate series of reports, arranged by courts.

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Foreign and International Law Resources Database

Includes Yearbooks, Serials, Digests and International Tribunals/Judicial Decisions.

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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

Multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in more than 500 legal journals published worldwide.

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Law Journal Library

Image based collection of legal periodicals. Coverage is from the journals' inception and continues to the most current volume.

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Legal Classics Library

Includes early British & Commonwealth titles as well as titles listed in the Bibliography of Early American Law.

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Philip C Jessup Library

Jessup Compendium, including the winning memorials from the Dillard and Baxter awards as well as bench memoranda.

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Treaties & Agreements Library

Full text of several important treaty series.

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US Statutes at Large

Full text access from 1789-2007.

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World Constitutions Illustrated

This collection contains the current constitution of every country in the world in its original language.

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IBFDIBFD Tax Research Platform

A portal for cross-border tax expertise, including Corporate Investment Income, Value Added Taxation and EU Law.

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iLawi-Law (for Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly)

Nb. This service requires users to login using their @cam email address.

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HeinOnlineIndex to Foreign Legal Periodicals

A source available from HeinOnline.

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Index to Legal PeriodicalsIndex to Legal Periodicals

This currently indexes 1000 mainstream journals with permanent reference value, including some open access law journals, from Common Law jurisdictions. Coverage is from 1981.

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IEEInternational Encyclopaedia of Ethics

Comprehensive reference work incorporating metaethics, practical ethics and normative ethics

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IA ReporterInvestment Arbitration Reporter

Electronic news service tracking cross-border arbitrations between foreign investors and their host goverments.

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Investor State Law GuideInvestor-State LawGuide

International Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration. Includes all publicly available decisions and awards where the subject of the claim is an investment treaty.

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HeinOnlineJustisOne

JustisOne offers a modern platform for cases and legislation from the UK and commonwealth, including the Singapore and International Law Reports.

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Kluwer ArbitrationKluwer Arbitration

Major service for international arbitration research. Contains inter alia BITs, Conventions and Decision Summaries. Also included is commentary through books and journals.

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Kluwer Law InternationalKluwer Law International

Full text of 18 journals covering European, European Union and International Law. Includes titles such as Common Market Law Review and Journal of World Trade.

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LawtelLawtel

Reported as well as unreported judgments back to 1980 from a range of courts. Provides substantial abstracts.

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SSRNLegal Scholarship Network (SSRN)

Access to new scholarship including inter alia law and economics.  Teaching staff may subscribe to electronic journal distributions.  For further information contact Lesley Dingle (lmd25@cam.ac.uk).

EbscoLegal Source

Full text access to over 880 scholarly peer reviewed journals from Common Law jurisdictions. Coverage dates back to 1912. (Previously known as "Index to Legal Periodicals" but now includes substantially more content

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Legislation.gov.ukLegislation.gov.uk

The official government site for UK legislation, revised and as enacted 1267-present. Managed by The National Archives.

Free access

Hogan Lovells International LLP Lexis LibraryLexis Library/PSL

UK, US and International Law (including UK newspapers).  Supported by Hogan Lovells International LLP.

Lexis Library

ICLR, All England Law Reports, Halsbury's Laws of England, Legislation Service, Newspapers.

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Lexis PSL

Practical guidance for lawyers; practice notes, checklists, forms, precedents, cases, Acts, calculators and links to Butterworths sources.

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Making of Modern LawThe Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926

GALE Cengage Learning: provides scholars and students with a digital collection covering the watershed period of legal development during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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ManupatraManupatra (Indian Legislation and Court Reports)

India's premier legal information resource. The largest content aggregator of Indian and International material, linking primary information, secondary material and proprietary analytical content.

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Max PlanckMax Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

Fully updated online editon of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law published in print between 1991 and 2014

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NI A Divided CommunityNorthern Ireland: A Divided Community, 1921-1972: Cabinet Papers of the Stormont Administration

Presents a full record of every cabinet meeting for the duration of the Stormont administration, the devolved government of Northern Ireland, 1921-72. Separate files exist for each Cabinet meeting and include minutes and memoranda.

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OXIOOxford International Organizations (OXIO)

Annotated documents on the law of international organizations. Includes material on acts and practices about international law, including international institutional law.

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ORILOxford Reports on International Law (ORIL)

International Law in Domestic Courts. A regularly updated repository of cases in international law from over 60 jurisdictions.

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OSAILOxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law (OSAIL)

This service provides full text access to reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press (OUP). Titles include Oppenheim’s International Law as well as many of the Oxford Handbooks (e.g. The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication, The Oxford Handbook of International Human Rights Law).

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OSOOxford Scholarship Online (OSO)

Full text of OUP published books. Also includes books published by Stanford and Chicago University Presses.

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Parliamentary PapersParliamentary Papers (UK)

Includes House of Commons papers 1715-2004, House of Lords Papers 1714-1805, Command Papers 1833-2004 and various forms of parliamentary proceedings between 1660-2005. Fully searchable and indexed and includes many PDFs of the original texts.

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PLCPractical Law Company (PLC) Thomson Reuters

Practical Law Company is the leading provider of know-how for lawyers.  (Corporate law sources only).

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Brill: Recueil des Courts en ligneRecueil des Cours en ligne

The Hague Academy of International Law Collected Courses Online in private international law and public international law since 1923. Published in the book series "The Hague Academy Collected Courses", now comprising over 320 volumes.

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Times Digital ArchiveTimes Digital Archive

Complete digital edition of The Times newspaper (London) with full facsimile images from 1785-2012.

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TLGTradeLawGuide

TradeLawGuide provides nine research tools for comprehensive and granular research of WTO law. Its document collection contains WTO legal agreements and instruments, negotiating history, precursor agreements, all related WTO and pre-WTO case law, dispute documents and other related content.

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TDMTransnational Dispute Management

Peer-reviewed journal publishing on aspects on international arbitration with special focus on investment arbitration.

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UNUN Online Disc System

Freely available since 1 January 2005. Comprises the full text of all United Nations parliamentary documents, including resolutions and decisions.

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UNUnited Nations Treaty Database

Freely available since 18 April 2008. Includes text of bilateral & multilateral treaties published in UN Treaty Series.

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Westlaw AustraliaWestlaw Australia

Authorised reports including the Commonwealth Law Reports and the Federal Law Reports. Journal content includes the Australian Law Journal and the Property Law Review

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Westlaw InternationalWestlaw International

Direct link for US and International Law (including the Legal Journals Index). 

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Westlaw UKWestlaw UK

UK caselaw, statutes (including annotations), journals and books.

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Who's WhoWho's Who and Who Was Who

Published every year since 1849, Who's Who is the leading source of up-to-date information about over 33,000 influential people in British public life today. Who Was Who is an invaluable historical archive which collects together the entries of nearly 90,000 people, now deceased, which were included in previous editions of Who's Who.

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WorldTradeLaw.NetWorldTradeLaw.net

Searchable full texts of the WTO and NAFTA agreements, GATT Panel Reports, WTO Panel and  Appellate Reports and Arbitration Decisions and NAFTA Chapter 20 Panel Reports. Also contains excellent dispute settlement commentaries of the WTO Panel and Appellate Body Reports. 

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