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How to find legal information at UEA How to find legal information at UEA

Key resources for Law Key resources for Law

General databases of law and legal journals:

Lexis Library

Search Lexis Library for up-to-date legislation, case law and commentary. Lexis Library contains many journals articles, as well a legal commentary books and the legal encyclopaedia ‘Halsbury's Laws of England'.


Search Westlaw Library for up-to-date legislation, case law and academic journal articles. Westlaw also contains several key ebooks and encyclopaedias for law, as well as the IDS employment law gateway.

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Hein Online
HeinOnline contains law reviews, reports and journal articles, predominantly from US publications.

Databases covering a specific area of Law:

Competition Law Insight
Coverage of antitrust law across a wide range of industries.

Users will need to register at publishers site with their UEA email address to gain access.

Competition Policy International
Commentary and analysis on antitrust and global competition policy matters.

Investment Arbitration (IA) Reporter
News and analysis service tracking international arbitrations between foreign investors and sovereign governments.

Investor State Law Guide
Database of information on international investment law, containing research articles, case law, decisions and awards. Password access is required off-campus.

Kluwer Arbitration
KluwerArbitration.com is the world's leading online resource for international arbitration research. It contains a wealth of commentary from expert authors, an extensive collection of primary source materials and exclusive materials including ICC cases and awards.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
Comprehensive online resource containing peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law.

World Trade Law
A user-friendly search tool for WTO cases, legal texts and other documents.

Other useful resources for Law Other useful resources for Law

BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute)
Find British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.

Box of Broadcasts
Search and view thousands of hours of TV and radio programming including regional, foreign language, news and freeview.

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
This database allows you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law

Cite Them Right Online
Online guide to referencing which includes both the Harvard and OSCOLA styles - just enter the type of material you want to referencing into the search box and follow the examples. 

Criminal Cases Review Commission
Independent body set up to investigate possible miscarriages of justice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Crown Prosecution Service
Search here for CPS Guidance documents. 

Lawbore is a service developed by The City Law School, part of City University, London. It contains useful web links and online tutorials to keep you up to date and learn new skills.

Portal of the EU giving access to information about the EU and its publications.  

Portal for access to EU Law in full text. This includes the authentic electronic Official Journal of the EU.

IFLP: Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (available through HeinOnline)
The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals is the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in more than 500 legal journals published worldwide.

Law Commission
Search here for Law Commission Reports. 

Nexis is a global newspaper database. It contains thousands of national and local news sources, including Le Monde & New York Times.

UK Government Website
This site contains government information and publications, including command papers and policy papers (white papers, green papers, consultations etc) as well as news and guidance.

UK Parliament Website
Search here for papers from the House of Commons and the House of Lords. You can also access Hansard from here.

Social Sciences Social Sciences

Kate SquireAcademic Librarian 

Kate Squire

Email: k.squire@uea.ac.uk

Tel. 01603 591712

Location:Library 1.17
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