There are numerous free websites that can assist with research related to foreign and international law. Also note the entries under "Legal Blogs" and "Current Awareness" for electronic monitoring of legal developments around the world.
The following are electronic publications that focus on legal developments around the globe.
The U.S. State Department provides detailed information for U.S. citizens seeking judicial assistance abroad. A country-by-country list is available that addresses such topics as obtaining evidence, service of process, the taking of depositions, and authentification of documents. The State Department also offers information on other areas of private international law, including family law, estates, and commercial matters.
Prepared in the summer of 2009, updated in February 2012, this 23-page guide offers instructions and tips on how to research foreign, comparative, and international law at the LUC Law Library. The annotated guide lists print reference sources, subscription databases, free websites, and current awareness sources that may be useful when approaching foreign, comparative and international law questions.