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EU news website

 EU News, a new site on Europa is intended for specialists who need to keep abreast of EU current affairs.  It aims to cover all policy areas, under 12 main headings.  It includes news and videos from the EU institutions, an EU events calendar and a searchable news archive. Posted by the European Documentation Centre

HeinOnline news

By Angela Carritt Check out HeinOnlines latest newsletter to find out details of new and updated content on HeinOnline including the addition of the League of Nations Treaty Series to the UN Law Collection, additions to World Trials and Legal Classics and the following new journals: Acta Universitatis Danubius Juridica 2005-2008 Estate Planning and Community… Read More »

Term time opening hours

By Angela Carritt Term time opening hours resume Saturday 25 April and are: Monday – Friday 9am-10pm Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 11am-6pm We are grateful to Lovells for sponsoring extended term time opening hours.

Grateful to GlobaLex

When faced with a legal research problem in a foreign jurisdiction about which you have little personal knowledge or experience, GlobaLex is a great place to start. This free electronic resource is published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law, and is devised with both the  legal academic and practitioner in mind.  Globalex authors know what they are… Read More »

International commercial law

This being (another) area of law in which (to put it mildly) I have  a lot to learn, (see previous blog entry) was always bound to lead me to/remind me of other useful resources. One  is the CISG Database from the Institute of International Commercial Law,  Pace Law School. The translation service can be a particular boon. For example, there… Read More »

Reporting Europe prize 2009

James Kantor, International Herald Tribune and New York Times journalist, has won this year’s Reporting Europe prize, awarded jointly by UACES and Thomson Reuters A panel of academics and journalists shortlisted six articles and broadcasts, which  excelled in stimulating critical debate on European integration.  The winning article, on the EU’s Emissions Trading System, was published in the International… Read More »

Current legal research topics database

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies(IALS) has given new life to this project – click here for more details– whose  “… purpose … is to provide postgraduate students (who are undertaking or thinking of undertaking a PhD or MPhil) and their supervisors and law schools with a comprehensive listing of legal research currently undertaken in British law… Read More »

Law Lords blogging too!

A report today from the House of Lords that nine peers will be setting up a blog pilot for six months to publicise the work of the House. The site is called Lords of the Blog. It went live today, and encourages ‘direct dialogue between web users across the world and Members of the House of… Read More »