The first admiralty and maritime law site.
An exceptional site with an emphasis on the law of Canada. Recent Canadian
cases in virtually all areas of maritime law are summarized and archived.
This is a site devoted generally to issues
concerning small or recreational boats, with a significant amount of information
on small boat law and safety. Another site,
has a page devoted to state
boating laws. See also the USCG
Office of Boating Safety and the USCG
Auxiliary sites for more detailed federal legal and regulatory information.
MarineWaypoints.com is a site devoted to general boating information.
The Countryman and McDaniel law firm site
that includes information and links pertaining
to cargo and freight law.
Maritime International (CMI)
CMI was established in 1897 and is the parent
organization for the national Maritime Law Associations. It is an excellent
source for working papers and information on various aspects of international
maritime law. The Singapore
Conference page includes working papers and articles on marine insurance,
salvage, general average, piracy and the carriage of passengers.
Legal Information Institute's Admiralty Page
Cornell's admiralty law page that includes
a short summary of the law and links to primary sources.
FindLaw's admiralty section, including links
to Findlaw admiralty resources and a Web Guide.
An impressive site devoted to freight forwarder and NVOCC
legal issues, which includes detailed legal commentaries, texts, case notes and copies of relevant treaties.
Guide to International Fisheries Law
A comprehensive site on international fisheries
law and management, which is designed for academics, students and practitioners.
The site includes a large collection of international agreements, information
on international fisheries organizations, a glossary of fisheries terms
and a collection of links to other sites.
The Shipping Case Index is a reference guide
to over 1,000 selected English Court admiralty and maritime law related
decisions together with links to other useful websites.
Directory - Admiralty and Maritime Law
Google's version of the Open Directory's
list of Admiralty and Maritime Law sites.
Science Information Gateway (SOSIG) - Shipping Law
SOSIG is a service that aims to provide a
trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for students,
academics, researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business
Maritime and Admiralty Law
Professor Tetley's web site is a cornucopia
of articles, glossaries, notes, book excerpts and commentaries on admiralty
and maritime law. Of particular note is his Glossary
of Maritime Law Abbreviations, Definitions, Terms and Odds'N Ends.
Shipping & Transport Case Notes
This is a case note service provided by arbitrator
David Martin-Clark that includes shipping cases from England and Singapore.
Nations, Oceans and Law of the Sea
The web site for the UN's Division for Ocean
Affairs and the Law of the Sea, which includes the Law of the Sea Convention
and much related material.
of Cape Town, Marine & Shipping Law
The Marine & Shipping Home Port of the
University of Cape Town's law faculty, which provides marine and shipping
law research materials.
of Southampton, Institute of Maritime Law
The Institute is the largest center in the
United Kingdom for the study of maritime law and for teaching, research
and consultancy in the subject. A lengthy list of maritime law related
links is provided.
See also the sites listed on the Maritime
Law by Country page
Rules for Electronic Bills of Lading
The proposed rules from the Comite Maritime
International (CMI), which are online at the CMI site.
Europe's Information Society
A site on Europe and e-business issues sponsored
by the European Commission.
An exhaustive e-commerce law guide from the
law firm Baker & McKenzie. The site provides weekly updates on the
latest developments and annotated links to virtually all relevant web sites
- Digital Economy
The Organisation's e-commerce page with papers
UNCITRAL Electronic Commerce
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) page with links to UNCITRAL texts and documents. See also the Hague Conference e-commerce page.
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Society of International Law (ASIL)
This excellent site includes significant
online information incluing: brief
essays on current topics in international law (ASIL INSIGHTS), web
links of interest to international lawyers (International Law Links Springboard),
the ASIL Newsletter, and the
superb ASIL Guide to
Electronic Resources for International Law, which is comprised
of detailed internet guides in eight areas of international law. The Society also provides the Electronic Information System for International Law ( EISIL), which is a comprehensive directory of international law resources on the web.
Legal Information Institute
The Institute's World Law directory and guide
provides links to foreign law resources. AustLII is operated jointly by
the Law Faculties of the University of Technology, Sydney and the University
of New South Wales. Its primary function is to provide free internet access
to Australian legal materials.
and Irish Legal Information Institute
The British and Irish Legal Information Institute
(BAILII) Pilot Service provides free internet access to British and Irish
legal materials. BAILII has been developed through cooperation between
AustLII and parties in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Global Law Directory
The Legal Information Institute's collection
of global legal materials and resources on international law.
European Union Law
An excellent site that includes legislation
and case law of the European Community (EC).
Foreign & International Law Sources
Findlaw's individual country resources and
international law resources, which include information on international
trade law and the European Union.
on the WWW
An exhaustive directory of government sites
indexed by country. See also the National
Parliments on the Web site.
to Law Online: Nations of the World
The Library of Congress' guide to online
legal resources indexed by country. The Library's Global
Legal Information Network is a database of laws, regulations, and
other legal sources from around the world.
University's Foreign and International Law Web Guide
Harvard's guide with links to foreign and
international law related internet sites.
This site publishes newsletters from law
firms around the world on subjects ranging from arbitration to white collar
crime, including a section on shipping and transport law.
Juris International is a multilingual collection
(English, Spanish and French) of legal information on international trade,
including international conventions, model clauses and drafting guidelines,
and links to dispute resolution centers and business associations. It is
the result of a partnership between the International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO,
the University of Montreal and the University of Nancy.
A superb site concerning international commercial
law, with a database of primary source material. The site includes a considerable
amount of material on international
- Country Guides
These narrative guides from the Law Library
Resource Exchange are the best starting points for researching individual
country legal systems and online resources.
Database - Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
This is an exhaustive site on the UN Convention
on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980), which includes
an annotated text of the Convention, articles, guides and cases from various
national jurisdictions. See also the UNCITRAL database site.
Nations - International Law
This is the United Nations portal for UN
sites and information concerning international law.
of Chicago Law Library: International Law on the Internet
A legal research guide to international law
World Legal Information Institute
The World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) is a free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility developed collaboratively by various national Legal Information Institutes and other organisations.
Virtual Library - Arbitration
This site includes a significant amount of
information on international arbitration as well as the arbitration statutes
and regulations of a number of foreign countries.
A concise guide from the ABA to internet
legal research starting points.
A thorough directory and guide to internet
Law Source On-line
The purpose of this site is to provide a
comprehensive compilation of links to all on-line sources of American law
on the internet.
CataLaw is a metaindex for internet law sites
arranged by topic and region, which includes a Maritime
and Transport Law metaindex.
University's Legal Information Institute (LII)
The Legal Information Institute is arguably
the finest free legal site on the internet. It includes legal guides, databases
and internet links in virtually all areas of the law.
A guide to legal resources on the internet
that was begun as a research tool for Federal lawyers and employees.
An comprehensive free legal site with web guides
in virtually all areas of law and a database of court opinions, statutes,
regulations, rules and legal forms.
GigaLaw.com provides legal information for
Internet and technology professionals, internet entrepreneurs and the lawyers
who serve them.
to Law Online (Library of Congress)
The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the
U.S. Law Library of Congress for the Global Legal Information Network,
is an annotated hypertext guide to free online sources of information worldwide
on government and law. It includes links to the most useful and reliable
sites. See also the Law
Library of Congress home page.
An exhaustive portal to internet sites related
to law and government.
The Internet Law Library was originally maintained
by the United States Congress, but has been transferred to a number of
successor host sites. The Library is both a database of laws and regulations
and a guide to legal internet sites.
A categorized index of more than 4,000 legal
sites in 238 nations and territories.
Concise internet law guides organized by
subject (Admin Law to Torts) and edited by law professors.
This has developed into a major legal portal,
with sections devoted to every state in the United States, legal practice
centers, a legal newswire and a host of other law related information and
Resource Exchange (LLRX)
A superb online publication concerning legal
research on the Internet, which includes internet legal guides.
Internet legal guide and directory with a
site for finding legal forms.
The internet version of this well known fee
based service. See also the Shepard's database
site and the LexisOne site that offers
free services and databases.
An online fee based legal database similar
Index for US Legal Research
George Washington University's meta page
for searching various online legal databases.
This is an outstanding site and "self-help
law center" for finding information about everyday legal issues
(Legislation Information on the Internet)
The Library of Congress site that is the
principal internet site for finding information on pending legislation
in the the United States Congress.
An online fee based legal database.
An excellent internet legal research guide
similar to the Law Library Resource Exchange.
Washburn University School of Law's site
that exhaustively indexes legal internet sites in all areas.
The internet portal to Westlaw's fee based