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Foreign and International Online Legal Resources: Home

A collection of online legal research resources relating to foreign and international law.

How to Use this Guide

Using this guide is simple! Just select a tab, then select the link you need.

Not all resources will be available to the public or everyone at the University of Utah. Pay particular attention to the Resource Key on each page to determine which resources are available to you.

If you have any questions about this guide or our resources, feel free to give us a chat!

Resource Key

 - University of Utah students, faculty and staff only. Off-campus access may be available for students, faculty and staff. Resource available to public patrons at University of Utah libraries.
 - S.J. Quinney College of law students, faculty & staff only. 
 - Resource requires password (please ask library staff to log you in).
Links without one of these keys are free and available to everyone.

Welcome to Our Foreign and International Law Links Guide

Welcome to the foreign and international law links guide maintained by the James E. Faust Law Library at the University of Utah. Here you will find links to online legal research resources for foreign and international law. Additional online legal research resources may be found on our other links guides:

Federal Legal Resources

Utah Legal Resources

Secondary Legal Resources

Please let us know if you have question or a suggestion for improving this guide!

The Difference Between Foreign and International Law

One question often asked by students is what is the difference between foreign law and international law? The difference is:

Foreign Law: The law of that jurisdiction as it applies to that those within that jurisdiction, and created by that jurisdiction. Example: The law of France as it applies to French citizens and visitors to France.

International Law: The law between two jurisdictions. Based upon a number of sources including treaties, United Nations Resolutions, and historic precedent. Example: The law used to resolve a dispute between France and Spain.

Off-Campus Access

Some resources are only available on-site within one of the University libraries.  These resources are designated with an appropriate icon. Students, faculty, and staff of the University of Utah can access these resources in our library or by using the off-campus access link. 

If you are not a student, staff or faculty member of the University of Utah, you must use one of our computers within our library or the Marriott Library. See the resource key located on each page for additional information.

Talk to Us!

Have a question about our library, our reseources, or how to find something? You can call us at the number above, send us an e-mail, or chat with us!

A reference librarian is generally available between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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