Lexis Advance: International & Comparative Law
Lexis Advance is not the strongest resource for international law research, but it does provide access to U.S. cases addressing international law issues, a lot of articles covering international and comparative law, and a number of good secondary sources.
There are several ways to locate the best international law sources on Lexis Advance including:
- You will find international law sources such as:
Westlaw: International & Comparative Law
Westlaw contains a limited number of resources covering international and comparative law.
Cases, Documents, Treaties:
- U.S. cases dealing with international law issues
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- Department of State documents
- United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
- United States Treaties in Force
- United States Immigration Administrative Decisions
- International Court of Justice
- International Legal Materials
Treatises & Practice Guides:
The best resources with legal analysis of international and comparative law will be located by selecting the "International Materials" link and then "Treatises". You will also find about 75 Multi-National Treatises. These multi-national treatises may be your best resource available on Westlaw. Each multi-national compilation includes analysis arranged by country. Examples include:
Westlaw - Practical Law:
The Practical Law resources on Westlaw offer a rich collection of up-to-date in-depth content including Practice Notes, Standard Documents and Clauses, Checklists, Toolkits, Legal Updates, Country-by-Country Legal Research Guidance, Country Comparison Tools, and Subject Specific Practice Resources.
There are several ways to locate international and comparative law resources using Practical Law:
Bloomberg Law & Bloomberg BNA:
Bloomberg Law contains a limited amount of legal analysis of international legal issues mostly focusing on business law. But the database does include excellent news and current awareness resources
Bloomberg Law provides access to: