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International Environmental Law Research: Databases


Environmental Law Databases

International Law Databases

Foreign Law Databases

Indexes and Databases for Finding Law Review, Law Journal, and Scholarly Articles


Currently, Westlaw has the best foreign law coverage of the three databases. Most are practice-oriented.

From Westlaw's home page, select Practical Law to locate the following foreign law resources:

  • Select the Resource Types tab > then select Global Guides and Cross-Border Topics
    • Global Guides
    • Cross-Border Topics
  • Select Global Home from the top of the Practical Law page
    • Select Practice Areas,
    • Featured Countries or
    • All Countries or
    • Global In-house Resources
    • Country Q & A comparison tool
  • Tip: Use "Related Content" when available
  • Tip: Search in both Global Home and Global Guides

For links to Foreign primary and secondary material:

  • From Westlaw Precision Home page, click on International Materials
  • Search by Jurisdiction or Content.
  • Additional materials on far right (International Arbitration, Journals, etc.


Lexis provides good international news coverage for all countries and some primary source coverage for a few countries.

  • From the "International" tab on the home page, select "View All Countries and Regions."

Search by legal topic or law review articles:

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