Great Britain
Acts of the U.K. Parliament

Subjects: Foreign Law, Great Britain

Acts of the U.K. Parliament provides links to the full text of all U.K. Parliament Public General Acts and all Local Acts as they were originally enacted. As an exception The European Communities Act 1972 and Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 are also available. [Internet resource: free on the Web]

British History Online

Subjects: Great Britain, History, Legal History

British History Online is a digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Much of the material in this digital library is free, but additional premium content is available by subscription only. The library does not subscribe to the premium content.

East India Company

Subjects: Great Britain, India, History

East India Company records digitized from the British Library spans 1595 to Indian independence in 1947, and includes royal charters, meeting notes of the Council of India, reports of expeditions and government memoranda.

Hansard

Subjects: Foreign Law, Great Britain

Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings in both Houses. Commons Hansard covers proceedings in the Commons Chamber, Westminster Hall and Standing Committees. Lords Hansard covers proceedings in the Lords Chamber and its Grand Committees. Both contain Written Ministerial Statements and Written Answers. Daily Debates are published on this website the next working day at 8 am.

Heinonline: English Reports

Subjects: Great Britain, Legal History

Search all 176 volumes of the English Reports which has English court decisions from various sources from 1220-1867. There is a finding aid and index if you have citations to the original nominative reports. We have the print version in the library.

HeinOnline: Selden Society Publications & the History of Early English Law

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Great Britain, Legal History

"The initial release of this collection on HeinOnline contains official publications from the Selden Society, including the Selden Society Annual Series vols. 1-117 (1887-2000), the Supplementary Series vols. 1-13 (1965-2000), and the Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Selden Society. Also included are links to law review articles that discuss the development of early English history, plus English legal history classics."

Justis UK Statutes

Subjects: Foreign Law, Great Britain, Legal History

The Justis UK Statutes database (with JustCite add-on) contains the full text of all Acts of Parliament in England, Wales and Scotland as enacted from 1235 to the present day. UK Statutes is the only statute law database to contain Scottish Acts of Parliament and repealed legislation. All Acts appear as enacted, with links to amended and amending legislation allowing the user to trace the development of the law. A notable feature of the Justis services is the JustCite tabs, which provide users with a visual display of the path of legislation. You can also use this link for JustCite (NB: Georgetown does not subscribe to Justis content other than UK Statutes, JustCite and International Law Reports.)

Legislation.gov.uk

Subjects: Foreign Law, Great Britain

"Legislation.gov.uk brings together the legislative content previously held on the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) website and revised legislation from the Statute Law Database to provide a single legislation service. Legislation.gov.uk is the official site for UK Legislation as it is originally made (as enacted) and with a latest version, which shows how the legislation has changed. (Internet resource: free on the Web.)"

Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Great Britain, Legal History

The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 is comprised primarily of holdings of the Harvard and Yale law libraries. The Harvard collection contains a vast number of popular printed accounts of sensational trials for murder, adultery, and other scandalous crimes. The overall archive comprising more than 10,000 titles and almost two million pages also contains unique documents from the Library of the Bar of the City of New York. It includes unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs, and arguments; and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations.