Acclaimed by librarians, academics, and researchers alike, the
Foreign Law Guide (FLG) is an essential database offering relevant information on sources of foreign law, including complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations and selected references to secondary sources in one virtual destination. Broad in content and global in scope, the
FLG is an indispensable resource for comparative law research and a fundamental tool for developing a foreign and comparative law collection. Approximately 190 jurisdictions are systemically covered and updated by a global team of experts.
Each jurisdictional entry provides reliable information, such as:
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Published by Brill since 2012, the
FLG is now presented in a revised and increasingly user-friendly environment. Supporting the already well-established
FLG brand, the new database offers a revised structure for the presentation of the rich content for each country, implementing the following enhancements:
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Long the standard research tool for researching foreign and comparative law, the
FLG will continue to serve as the single-most important guide for librarians, students, practitioners and academics.
The ultimate guide to international maritime boundaries provides up-to-date, regionally-organized content. Complete with hyperlinked maps and keyword search functionality, features include:
- Systematic, expert analysis of all international maritime boundaries, joint development zones and unitization agreements worldwide;
- Comprehensive coverage of every modern maritime boundary treaty concluded from 1942 to present;
- Analysis of maritime boundaries established by decision of the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, and ad hoc tribunals;
- Detailed maps depicting individual boundaries in their geographic context;
- Annually updated, detailed, hyperlinked regional maps accompany reports examining the status of maritime boundary delimitation in eleven regions of the world;
- Expert essays on the development of maritime boundary theory and practice; and
- A hyperlinked country-by-country index for enhanced access to reports and treaties.
International Maritime Boundaries Online is an unmatched comprehensive reference for international state practice concerning maritime boundary delimitation, and is used and referenced widely by practitioners and scholars of international law.