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Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Resources for BA Papers

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Area Studies Librarians/Subject Bibliographers

Area Studies & IR Bibliographers (resources guides compiled by librarians for African Studies, Ancient Near East, Baltic Studies, Chinese Studies, Central Asian & Transcaucasian Studies, East Asian Studies, Government Documents (foreign and international, include UN, EU, OECD, CoE), International Studies, Korean Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Slavic & East European Studies, and Southern Asian Studies/South Asia; includes contact infos; you can chat, email, or arrange a consultation via the Ask a Librarian reference services)

Collection of national flags from around the world.

Your Librarians

Start by consulting with the following librarians who work with foreign, comparative, and international law resources, as they can help you get a good headstart on your research.  You can also use the Ask A Law Librarian service to chat, email, or arrange a consultation with D'Angelo Law Library reference staff:

Lyonette Louis-Jacques

Lyonette Louis-Jacques

Civil law and other countries such as China, France, Germany, francophone Africa; comparative lawinternational law and international relations, including treaty research, United Nations, European Union, human rights.

Bill Schwesig

Bill Schwesig

Common law countries such as Australia, Canada, India, South Africa, and the UK, anglophone Africa, and including legal history.

Research Guides

Really good research guides and bibliographies will point you the exactly the resources you need for your topic, potentially save you some time, and make your research more efficient and effective.

Depending on the topic of your B.A. paper, you can start with one or more of these guides:

Ask a Law Librarian

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Subject Specialist

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law

D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School