Purpose of this Guide
The purpose of this Foreign, Comparative, and International Legal (FCIL) Research Guide is to assist the novice starting their research. The focus is on resources available at the Hofstra University Libraries, LexisNexis, Westlaw and freely available through the Internet.
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This guide is by no means comprehensive and there are similar research guides on the web.
Tip: Search the internet for a legal research guide on a subject or on a specific country. Examples: "legal research guide international arbitration" or "legal research guide Mexico".
When you don't even know what questions to ask:
Chapters cover search strategies, LC classification scheme for foreign, comparative and international law, bibliography of sources and some electronic resource descriptions.
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