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Arbitration

 

Banking and International financial regulation

 

Civil rights and legal advice

 

Consumer credit

 

Constitutional law

 

Contract law

 

Employment law

  • ACAS - Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service improving organisations and working life through better employment relations
  • British Employment Law - for employers, employees, personnel managers etc.
  • Disabled People - Directgov pages for disabled people
  • Disability Rights Commission - an independent body set up by Act of Parliament to stop discrimination and promote equality of opportunity for disable people
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal - includes judgments
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission - website for legal advisers in England and Wales
  • ILO - International Labour Organization. Includes both ILO documentation and a range of information resources, guides and databases put together by the ILO Library and Information services

 

Family law

  • Children's Legal Centre - charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people
  • Family Law Week - free source of the latest news, cases and know-how
  • Garden Court Chambers - useful links to statutes, cases and helpful websites
  • INCADAT - International Child Abduction Database. Hague Convention site. Includes latest cases on Convention on Civil aspects of International Child Abduction and searchable database of case law.
  • Sharing Pensions Independent Financial Advisor's company site. General overview of the whole area of division of assets on divorce, as well as more specific analysis of the pension sharing issue. Includes digests of legislation and consideration of recent case law.

 

Gay and lesbian rights

  • Gay law net - Australian based site with links to gay laws worldwide
  • Queer resources directory - international links to resources on gay and lesbian issues
  • Sexuality, gender and the law - Lyonette Louis-Jacques' comprehensive listing of resources worldwide on all aspects of sexuality & gender, including numerous full-text articles and documents

 

Immigration law

 

Islamic law

 

Land law and Trusts

 

Legal history

  • Access to Archives - Database of English archive material from tenth century to present from the UK National Archives
  • Avalon Project - Yale University.  Documents in law, history and diplomacy from pre 18th century to the present.  A collection of full text historical documents
  • Bracton's De Legibus  -  from Harvard University
  • Forum historiae iuris - online journal from the Law Faculty of the Humboldt University, Berlin (Now available in English)
  • Medieval Sourcebook for law - Includes full text documents from various jurisdictions. Early Jewish Law, Islamic Law, Roman Law, English law, including the Anglo-Saxon Dooms, as well as links to ancient legal history
  • Proceedings of the Old Bailey 1674 to 1834 - an online database of over 100,000 criminal trials, with digitised original documents and detailed indexing
  • Roman law - discussion, links and texts in roman law from Saarbrucken University; the site includes a Latin version
  • Roman law resources - Civil law Centre, University of Aberdeen
  • Selden Society
  • Year Books - Index to the Year Books with good search facilities, bibliography and other information from David Seipp of Boston University

 

Legal theory

 

Military law

 

Religion and law

  • Ecclesiastical Law Society - includes an index to cases reported in the Ecclesiastical Law Journal, and full text recent cases
  • Religion law UK - barrister Neil Addison's site contains news, practical information and links to web sites relevant to religion and the law

 

Social welfare law

Criminal justice

 

Starting points

Other resources

 

Online journals with freely available content

Environmental law

 

General

 

Organisations

Feminist legal studies

 

General

 

Online journals with freely available content

Information technology law

 

General

  • Council of Europe : Data Protection
  • Cybercrime Law - global information from Judge Schjolberg of Norway
  • Europa: Data Protection - European Union Data Protection web site
  • ICANN - private-public partnership based in the US, responsible for management and oversight of the coordination of the internet's domain name system
  • Information Society - the EU's gateway to all its Information Society sites, including the IS Directorate General, the Commissioner's website, Newsroom and themes from which you can explore different topics
  • ITU - website of the United Nations agency for information and communication technology
  • JISC Legal - covering Data Protection and e-security related to the provision of information. Mainly commentary, but includes useful links to other sites as well as legislation and legislative proposals from a number of jurisdictions.
  • Justia News and Commentary - updates on current US cases
  • Nominet UK - internet registry for UK domain names
  • Society for Computers & Law - UK organisation with information rich site
  • Stanford Center for Internet and Society - informative site with good use of Web 2.0 features

 

Online journals with freely available content

Intellectual property

 

Starting points

 

Other resources

 

Organisations

 

Online journals with freely available content

Maritime law

 

Starting points

 

Organisations

Medical and Mental health law

 

Starting points

 

Other resources

 

Online journals with freely available content

 

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