Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Research Globally with vLex

The Duke University community now has access to vLex Global (, an online legal research service based in Barcelona, Spain. vLex offers case law, legislation, and other legal materials for nearly 100 countries, with a particular focus on jurisdictions in Central America, South America, and Europe.

The contents of vLex may be searched by keyword, or browsed by country.
Information is presented in its original language, although translations are available for many documents and may be requested for others. Where available, translations are presented side-by-side with the original language of the document.

For additional help with researching the laws of a foreign country, consult the Goodson Law Library’s research guide to Foreign & Comparative Law (