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Collection Policy: Scope of Coverage: Foreign, Comparative and International Law By Subject

Current material is purchased in the following subjects at the levels indicated.

Where collection levels vary according to the jurisdiction, these are categorized as:  

  • international (public or private),
  • comparative with the United States,
  • comparative among foreign jurisdictions, or
  • foreign (single jurisdiction).  Where UK, Canada or EU collection levels vary from other jurisdictions, they are specified.

Level

Subject Area


2

Abortion Law
- Comparative with US


3
2
1
1
1

Administrative Law
- Comparative with US
- UK
- Canada
- EU
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2

Air and Space Law
- International


2
2

Antarctica, Law Governing
- International
- Canada


2
2
1

Antitrust/Competition Law
- Comparative with US
- EU
- UK


4

Arbitration
- International


2

Arms Control
- International


3

Art Law & Cultural Property
- International


3
2
2

Asylum & Refugee Law
- International
- Comparative with US
- EU


3
3
3
1
1

Banking Law
- International
- Comparative with US
- EU
- UK
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2

Bankruptcy
- Comparative with US


3
3
2
2

Bioethics & Biotechnology (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative with US
- EU
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


1

Business Law
- Comparative with US


2
2
1
1

Business Organizations (e.g. company law, corporate law)
- Comparative with US
- UK
- Canada
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


3
2
1

Children's Rights
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
2
1
1

Civil Procedure
- Comparative with US
- EU
- UK
- Canada


3
2
1

Climate Change (Legal Aspects)
- International
- EU
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
1

Civil Rights -- see also  Human Rights
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


3

Commercial Law (CISG)
- International


2
1

Communications Law - Telecommunications
-  Comparative with US
-  EU

1

 Communications Law (Mass Media)

 

Company Law -- see Business Organizations


4
3

Comparative Law (general)
-  Theory
-  Comparative with US

 

Competition Law -- see Antitrust/Competition Law



3
2
1


2
2
1


3
2
1


3
2
1


3
2
1

Computer Law
- Criminal aspects
--- International
--- Comparative with US
--- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

- Intellectual property
--- International
--- Comparative with US
--- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

- Internet regulation
--- International
--- Comparative with US
--- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

- Privacy
--- International
--- Comparative with US
--- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

- Contractual aspects
--- International
--- Comparative with US
--- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


3
2

Conflict of Laws/Private International Law
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


3
3
3
3
2
1

Constitutional Law
- Comparative with US
- UK
- EU
- Canada
- Foreign
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
2
1

Consumer Protection (Legal Aspects)
- EU
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
2
1

Contract Law
- Comparative with US
- UK
- Canada

Corporate Crime -- see Corruption (Legal Aspects)

 

Corporate Law -- see Business Organizations


2
1

Corruption (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
1

Courts
- Comparative with US
- Foreign (national court systems)

- International Court of Justice -- see United Nations (Legal Aspects)
- International Criminal Tribunals -- see United Nations (Legal Aspects)
- International Criminal Court -- see International Criminal Court


2
2
1

Criminal Law
- Comparative with US
- UK
- Canada
- International -- see War Crimes


2
1

Criminal Procedure
- Comparative with US
- UK

0

Criminology/Criminal Justice

3

Customary International Law

1

Customary Law (tribal law)


1

Death Penalty
- Comparative with US

1

Diplomacy (Legal Aspects)


2
2
1
1

Disability Law
- International
- Comparative with US
- EU
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

3

Dispute Settlement, International (Legal Aspects)


2

Domestic Violence Law
-Comparative with US


1

Drug Law
- Comparative with US

 
1

Economic Sanctions
- International

 

Employment Law -- see Labour Law


1

Energy Law
- Comparative with US


1

Entertainment/Sports Law
- Comparative with US


3
2
1
1
1
1

Environmental Law
- International
- Comparative with US
- EU
- Canada
- UK
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


3
2

Environmental Justice (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative with the US


1

Environmental Policy
- International

 

Ethics -- see Legal Ethics


2

Euthanasia
- Comparative with US


2
1
1
1

Family Law
- Comparative with US
- UK
- Canada
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
1

Food and Drug Law
- International
- Comparative with US


3
3
1

Foreign Investment
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

0

Foreign Relations


3
2
2

Gender Discrimination
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


3
2

Genocide (Legal Aspects) -- see also  War Crimes
- International
- Specific peoples


3
1
1
1

Health Law
- Comparative with US
- EU
- UK
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions  

3

Holocaust (Jewish) (Legal Aspects) -- see also Genocide (Legal Aspects)


3
3
2
1
1

Human Rights -- see also  Civil Rights
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions
- UK
- Canada
-  see also Children's Rights
-  see also LGBT Rights (Legal Aspects)
-  see also Minority Rights (Legal Aspects)
-  see also Women's Rights (Legal Aspects)


2
1
1

Immigration and Emigration
- Comparative with US
- Canada
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

Indigenous Peoples -- see  Minority Rights (Legal Aspects)


3
3
3
2
2
1

Intellectual Property
- International
- Comparative with US
- EU
- UK
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions
- Canada

3

International Criminal Court

1

International Labour Office (ILO)

1

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

 

International Organizations -- see individual organizations, e.g. UN, IMF, World Bank, etc.

1

International Relations (Legal aspects)

 

International Security -- see Security, International

 

International Trade -- see Trade

Judiciary -- see Legal Systems


3
3
3
2
1

Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy
- Comparative with US
- EU
- UK (including Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales)
- Canada
- Foreign


2
2
1

Labour Law
- International
- Comparative with US
- EU


3

Law of the Sea
- International


2
1

Legal Education
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
3

Legal Ethics
- Comparative with US
- UK


3
2
1

Legal History
- UK (including Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales)
- Comparative with US
- Foreign


2
1
1

Legal Profession/Lawyering
- Comparative with US
- UK
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


1
1
1
1

Legal Research
- International
- UK
- Canada
- Foreign


3
1
1

Legal Systems
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions
- Foreign


2
2
2

Legislation
- Statutory Construction
- Parliamentary System
- Legislative Drafting


3
3
1

LGBT Rights (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2

Maritime Law
- Comparative with US

 

Medical Laws and Legislation -- see Health Law

 

Media -- see Communications Law


3
2
1
1
1

Minority Rights (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions
- Canada
- Foreign

1

Monetary Policy & Monetary Unions (IMF, EMU)


1

Money Laundering (Legal Aspects)
- International


3
3

NAFTA (Legal aspects)
- Comparative with US
- Canada

Nuclear Arms Control/Nuclear Disarmament see Arms Control

1

OAS


2

Peacekeeping (Legal Aspects)
- International

Privacy -- see Computer Law


2

Privatization
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
2
1

Property Law
- Comparative with US
- UK
-Canada

3

Public International Law


3
2
1

Race Discrimination
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
1

Restorative Justice (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

3

Roman Law


3
2

Rule of Law
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2

Securities Regulation
- Comparative with US

Security, International -- see
- Dispute settlement, International (Legal Aspects)
- Peacekeeping (Legal Aspects)
- Arms Control
- Individual organizations, e.g. UN


3

Self-Determination
- International


3

Sovereignty
- International


3

State Succession
- International


2
1
1
1

Taxation
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions
- UK
- Canada

 

Telecommunications -- see Communications Law


3
2
1

Terrorism (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2
2
1

Tort Law
- Comparative with US
- UK
- Canada

 

Torture -- see Human Rights


3
2
1
1

Trade -- see also WTO
- International
- EU
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions


2

Transnational Litigation (scholarly treatment)
- Comparative with US

3

Treaties (scholarly treatment)


1

Trials (national)
- UK

3

United Nations (Legal Aspects)

2

War (Legal Aspects)

3

War Crimes


3
2
1

Women’s Rights (Legal Aspects)
- International
- Comparative with US
- Comparative among Foreign Jurisdictions

2

World Bank (Legal Aspects)

3

WTO

 

 

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