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Researching Chilean Law: Books

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To find an item in Loyola's collection that is not listed at right, please use Loyola's online catalog.  Some suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings for titles on Chilean law are: 

Law--Chile

Rule of Law--Chile

Civil Law--Chile

Human Rights--Chile

Judicial Process--Chile

Justice, Administration of--Chile

Chile--Politics and Government

To locate books in libraries outside the Loyola University Chicago system, use the WorldCat database.  Loyola Chicago Law School patrons should use ILLiad to request materials from non-Loyola libraries. 

Civil Code of Chile

Note that the 2014 edition circulates and is shelved in the law library's main stacks at KHF404.31855 .A5213 2014.

International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG)

The UK-based Global Legal Group Limited publishes an "International Comparative Legal Guide Series," with each title covering multiple jurisdictions with each chapter dedicated to one country; Chile is included in several of the titles. Local law firms generally author the chapters, which are in Q & A format.

Legal Spanish

The following book provides a good introduction to specialized Spanish legal terminology:

Spanish/English Law Dictionaries

Bilingual Spanish/English legal dictionaries are located in the 3rd Floor Reference Section in the K52 range.  Note that there is also a free, online dictionary of Chilean legal terms available (in Spanish only), produced in collaboration with the Chilean Supreme Court.

Circulating Books

Subject Guide

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Julienne Grant
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Loyola University School of Law Library
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
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Reference Books

Legal Literature of Chile

PowerPoint Presentations

The first PowerPoint accompanied a talk on Chilean legal research given at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in Seattle on July 16, 2013.  The speaker was Sergio Stone, Robert Crown Law Library, Stanford University. (Posted with permission.)

The second set of PowerPoint slides was prepared for the LUC Law School course, "Comparative Law Seminar:  Legal Systems in the Americas."