Roman Legal Tradition Journal

Roman Legal Tradition

From the journal description:

Roman Legal Tradition is a peer-reviewed journal published online by the Ames Foundation and the University of Glasgow School of Law. ISSN 1943-6483.

The journal aims to promote the study of the civilian tradition in English. The editors welcome contributions on any aspect of the civilian tradition in ancient, medieval, and modern law.

All articles and reviews published in Roman Legal Tradition are available from this site free of charge. In addition, all articles and reviews are also available to subscribers of HeinOnline. We encourage readers to use and distribute these materials as they see fit, but ask readers not to make any commercial use of these materials without seeking the consent of the editors and relevant authors.


Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law

The Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law (Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Processual) posts free articles on civil and criminal procedure in Brazil. The site also contains  bills introduced in the Brazilian Senate and National Congress. All materials are in Portuguese.

Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law

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Summer University for Continental Law in Paris

The Paris based Foundation for Continental Law (Fondation pour le droit continental) offers a three week course on foreign, comparative and international law. This year’s program includes courses on Asian legal systems, bioethics law, comparative constitutional law, international litigation, and introduction to Roman law.  Professors come from throughout Europe and classes are offered in French and English.

Foundation for Continental Law – Summer University for Continental Law. July 6 -July 25, 2009

The Summer University for Continental Law was established by the Foundation for Continental Law under the direction of its International Scientific Council.

The Summer University of the Foundation for Continental Law is the new and international, yearly meeting place for persons interested in continental legal culture, whether they are academic scholars, legal professionals, or students.

The Summer University offers a training course with a Certificate in Continental Law upon completion. It focuses on students having completed their legal studies’ cycle, on professors and professionals.

The Summer University, in addition, provides the opportunity for networking and establishing numerous international contacts. This will be a true international campus that is held in Paris each year

PixeLegis: University of Seville Digital Legal Books Project

The University of Seville Library has an ongoing project to digitize its law related titles. The PixeLegis project is posting out of  copyright texts online., The majority of texts are from the 19thCentury. The focus of the collection is Spanish law and civil law in general. Books are available in Spanish, Latin, French, German and English.  A nice feature of the site is the breakdown of texts by area of law. This should prove useful to scholars interested in historical legal developments in Spain or Latin America. Un millón de gracias a nuestros colegas en la Universidad de Sevilla. 


Online Italian language legal dictionaries

Edizione Giuridiche Simone has made available a collection of Italian language dictionaries free of charge. The Law Dictionary (Dizionario giuridico) includes annotations  to legislation. Other dictionaries  inclide canonical law, political philosophy and the Historical Dictionary of Italian and European Law (Dizionario storico del dritto italiano ed europeo).  These dictionaries are searchbale free of charge, but all content is in Italian. Grazie mille ai nostri amici dell’ EGS.

Edizione Giuridiche Simone online dictionaries