Separating State from Church: A Research Guide to the Law of the Vatican City State

CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-1

Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, No. 3, p. 589, 2007

34 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2007

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Stephen Young

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law

Alison Shea

Leo T. Kissam Memorial Library, Fordham Law School

Abstract

Mr. Young and Ms. Shea discuss the unique situation of the Vatican City State in legal research. They provide an overview of the founding documents and the constitutional structure of the world's smallest sovereign nation, a discussion of the complex nature of the Vatican's international status, and a bibliographic essay covering the materials most likely to be available in law libraries in the United States.

Keywords: Vatican City State

Suggested Citation

Young, Stephen and Shea, Alison, Separating State from Church: A Research Guide to the Law of the Vatican City State. CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-1; Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, No. 3, p. 589, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1014425

Stephen Young (Contact Author)

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law ( email )

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Washington, DC 20064
United States

Alison Shea

Leo T. Kissam Memorial Library, Fordham Law School ( email )

140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
United States

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