Micro Essay: Researching Foreign Law in a Bunch of Common Law Jurisdictions just Got WAY Easier!

26 PERSPECTIVES: TEACHING LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 32, (Spring 2018)

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-24

Posted: 16 Oct 2018

Date Written: October 16, 2018

Abstract

JustisOne is an expertly designed, easy to use database with never-before-seen navigation tools that make researching foreign law fun. It houses cases from numerous common law jurisdictions such as the UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada, 18 Caribbean jurisdictions, and Singapore. Their developers created a unique legal taxonomy with more than 1.5 million terms to categorize every case across all of the included jurisdictions. Moreover, JustisOne provides an index of cases and legislation on more than 120 other services so that users can seamlessly link to relevant documents on other services.

Keywords: database, reasearching, foreign law, research database, foreign law database

Suggested Citation

Wheeler, Ronald E., Micro Essay: Researching Foreign Law in a Bunch of Common Law Jurisdictions just Got WAY Easier! (October 16, 2018). 26 PERSPECTIVES: TEACHING LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 32, (Spring 2018), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-24, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3267311

Ronald E. Wheeler (Contact Author)

Boston University School of Law ( email )

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Boston, MA 02215
United States

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