Monday, August 12, 2013





Holder plan would ease mandatory sentences for some drug offenders

ABA Panel Favors Dropping Law School Tenure Requirement

EEOC is using labor law to bring civil actions against suspected human traffickers

Mexico moves to relax decades-old grip on oil

States scramble to drive down Medicaid drug costs

Redistricting Case Could Delay Texas Primaries



Foreign Law Guide


This database is the electronic version of the well respected print publication Foreign Law: Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World by Thomas H. Reynolds and Arturo A. Flores. This source is now only available in electronic format.

This database provides guidance on where to find the laws of foreign countries. It explains the basic legal structure and available legal information resources for each country. Foreign language and English language resources are listed.

The database summarizes the laws on specific topics for each country, and directs the patron where to locate the laws. The database identifies the jurisdictions’ laws for over 100 subjects, including:

Copyright / Industrial Property

Environmental Protection

Family Law

Health Law


The electronic database allows patrons search the database through a keyword search. The database also includes finding tools for international conventions and treaties. Patrons can access the Foreign Law Guide database through the library's Web site at http://www.law.uh.edu/libraries/ by selecting Foreign Law Guide from the drop down menu under legal databases. Please contact the library if you have any questions about any of the library's databases


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