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Great Resources: HeinOnline – Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications

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This fifty-second installment continues our series on HeinOnline’s digital collections.

While the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications collection may be small compared to other HeinOnline databases, the documents it offers are an extremely valuable resource for one searching for sources of commentary in this field. Slightly larger than 50 items, this collection is made up largely of publications from the 1950s-1970s and focuses largely on US foreign relations with many European nations and especially with the Soviet Union.

Among these are materials on comparing Soviet and Western law as well as commentary and histories of the Soviet legal system. The materials also include interpretations of foreign legal codes as well as selected readings on foreign and comparative law. This collection would definitely be worth a look for anyone interested in, or researching, international law.

To access the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications database in Hein, click here, select HeinOnline under “Legal Search Engines Research,” and select the collection from the list to your left. Happy Researching!

To read up on other HeinOnline digital collections, see our coverage of these other helpful resources: Congress and the Courts, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Session Laws Library/State Statutes: A Historical Archive, U.S. International Trade Library, Children’s Law JournalIntellectual Property Law CollectionState Attorney General Reports and Opinions, American Indian Law Collection, World Constitutions Illustrated, Taxation and Economic Reform in America, Parts I and II, U.S. Presidential LibraryEnglish Reports, World Trials Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, Federal Register Library, Foreign & International Law Resources Database, National Moot Court Competition, American Law Institute Library, History of Bankruptcy:  Taxation & Economic Reform in America Part III, Statutes of the Realm, Legal Classics Library, History of International Law, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, Pentagon Papers, Treaties and Agreements Library, Canada Supreme Court Reports/Revised Statutes of Canada, U.S. Congressional Documents, European Centre for Minority Issues, Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS), U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, & Appeals, Law Journal Library, Selden Society Publications and The History of Early English Law, Subject Compilations of State LawsEarly American Case LawSpinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Philip C. Jessup Library, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Harvard Research in International Law , International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family, Association of American Law Libraries (AALL), Association of American Law Schools (AALS), United States Code, Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, Bar Journals, Code of Federal Regulations, United Nations Law Collection, and Cataloging Online.