EUR-Lex. European Union Law
Full text of the Official Journal of the European Union, texts of the treaties of EU, accession treaties, founding treaties. Consolidated legislation, application of Community law in the Member States. Legislation in preparation (Commission proposals, activities of the European Parliament, Council documents). EU policies, summaries and legislative follow-up. Case-law database (Court of Justice, decisions of the Competition Directorate-General of the European Commission). Links to the Court of the European Free Trade Association, European Court of Human Rights decisions). Parliamentary questions and other documents of public interest (Green papers, White papers, reports, European Commission working papers).
European Court of Auditors
Information on the activities and auditing powers of European Court of Auditors, the procedure and timetable for the Court's audits, the auditing methods. External Auditor's Report and financial regulations applicable to the general budget of the European Communities.
European Court of Human Rights
General information on the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), information for persons wishing to apply to the ECHR. Overview and analyses of the work of the ECHR. Database of the case law of the European Convention on Human Rights (HUDOC). Case law, judgements and decisions of the ECHR. Text of the European Convention on Human Rights and Rules of Court.
European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
Information on organization, its creation and history, list of member states and cooperation states. EFTA Convention text and texts of other free trade agreements, Traineeship and employment opportunities at EFTA. Publications of EFTA. Links to homepages of other international organizations. Information on trade statistics.
Website of the European Ombudsman provides a wide range of information about its functions, activities, possibilities of bringing up a complaint, reports on ombudsman's activities, ombudsman's speeches and decisions, as well as other useful resources.
Finlex. Data Bank
Finlex is a Finnish data bank, which contains legal acts of Finnish legislator and executive power, court precedents of the following courts: The Supreme Court (Korkein oikeus, in Finnish and Swedish), the Supreme Administrative Court (Korkein hallinto-oikeus), the Courts of Appeal (Hovioikeus), the Administrative Courts (Hallinto-oikeus), the Market Court (Markkinaoikeus, in Finnish and Swedish), the Labour Court (Työtuomioistuin) and the Insurance Court (Vakuutusoikeus). The texts of the multilateral and bilateral treaties concluded by Finland are found in a Finnish-language database.
Foreign Law Translations
This site provides translations of French, German, Austrian and Israeli legal materials in the fields of constitutional, administrative, contract and tort law. The site is maintained by the University of Texas Institute for Transnational Law.
German Law Archive
The German Law Archive publishes judgments and other decisions by German courts, statutes, Acts of Parliament and statutory instruments, articles and bibliographies on German law in English language. Web site is developed and maintained by the University of Oxford.
HELP - Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals.
The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) supports the Council of Europe member states in implementing the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) at the national level, in accordance with the Committee of Ministers Recommendation (2004), the 2010 Interlaken Declaration, the 2012 Brighton Declaration and the 2014 Brussels declaration.
This is done by enhancing the capacity of judges, lawyers and prosecutors in all 47 member states to apply the ECHR in their daily work. Indeed, legal professionals, who are at the forefront of the protection of human rights, including those of victims, must benefit from high-quality training. This is to ensure that they are kept up-to-date with the ever-evolving standards and case law of the European Court of Human Rights. HELP precisely aims at providing high-quality and tailor-made training tools to all European legal professionals.
The European Union (EU) countries benefit from the HELP in the 28 Programme, funded by the EU.
the only pan-European Network of national training institutions for judges, prosecutors and lawyers in the 47 Member States;
an e-learning platform on human rights;
a human rights training methodology for legal professionals.
High Court of Australia
Website of the High Court of Australia provides information on history and operation of the court, judges, database of case law.
Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal
Information on the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong and its decisions. Information on the legal system of People Republic of China. Publications of decisions of different Hong Kong courts. Links to other sites on legal system of People Republic of China and its different institutions.
Hong Kong Legal Information Institute (HKLII)
Full text, searchable legal information system containing decisions from major Hong Kong courts and tribunals as well as practice directions, ordinances, regulations, historical laws, law reform publications and treaties.
Human Rights Internet
Search of information and publications by themes. Database on human rights events around the world. Information on UN and European human rights system and documents. UN Commission on Human Rights reports, UN conventions, resolutions, decisions.
INCADAT. Legal database on child abduction cases
Information on international legal instruments concerning child abduction, summaries and analysis of case law related to the Hague Convention.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Cases
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (organization of American states). Includes cases published by the IACHR since 1981.