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French law: French law

Subjects: Law, Law - French Legal

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying the law and legal system of France at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for French law, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.

What this guide contains

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French law: quick start

Holders of an Oxford Single Sign On have access to Lexis360 (but you must also register with the service, more details below).  Lexis360  has legislation/codes, cases, journals, and the volumes of the JurisClasseur encyclopedia

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: