21st Century International, Foreign and Comparative Law Research Issues

Earlier I wrote about Lee Peoples’s article, “The Use of Foreign Law by the Advocates General of the Court of Justice of the European Communities.”  Lee’s article is part of a great symposium issue that arrived in today’s mail, with contributions from many law librarians.  Here are the details:

Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce

Volume 35, issue No. 2, Spring 2008

Symposium: 21st Century International, Foreign and Comparative Law Research Issues.

Introduction

Minding the Gap: 21st Century International, Foreign and Comparative Law Research Issues, by Thomas R. French

Articles

Gaps in International Legal Literature, by Lyonette Louis-Jacques

Tyranny of the Available: Under-represented Topics, Approaches, and Viewpoints, by Marci Hoffman and Katherine Topulos

Gauging the Impact of Online Legal Information on International Law: Two Tests, by Mary Rumsey

The Use of Foreign Law by the Advocates General of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, by Lee Faircloth Peoples

Perferably in English: Surfing the Pacific in Search of Law in Translation, by Mary Sexton

A Brief History of Brazilian Biofuels Legislation, by Juscelino F. Colares

Codes and Hypertext: The Intertextuality of International and Comparative Law, by Marylin J. Raisch

Following Deskaheh’s Legacy: Reclaiming the Cayuga Indian Nation’s Land Rights at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, by Carrie E. Garrow

Gaps in International Legal LIterature: A Skeptical Reppaisal, by Lyonette Louis-Jacques

 

We are cataloging this important issue as a monograph.

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