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French law: French law

Subjects: Law, Law - French Legal

What this guide contains


Navigate through this guide by clicking on the pertinent tab you can see above this box (below the main title of this guide).

Below are links to take you to other Bodleian libguides which may help you with your studies in this area.


French law: quick start

Holders of an Oxford Single Sign On have access to Lexis360 which has legislation, cases, journals, JurisClasseur encyclopedia

The final link is to the official, government maintained, portal & database of French law, which is freely available online for anyone with internet access.

All these databases assume a reading knowledge of French, at least.

Printed resources

Shelf marks to the Law Bod's collection start France (followed by combination of numbers and letters) or KV for printed codes.

The current collection is held on Floor 3.

General introductions to this legal system available in the Law Bod include: