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Law: Sources of law

The subject hub for the Bodleian Law Library's online subject & research guides
Subjects: Law

Constitutions

The guide below starts with help on where to find the text of constitutions online, before moving on to other aspects of constitutional law

Legislation

The guide below will direct you to online sources of legislation.

Regulations

The guide below starts with help on where to find the text of regulations online, before moving on to how to find commentary on regulation in theory and practice. 

Treaties, international conventions and agreements

The guide below starts with help on where to find the text of treaties online, before moving on to other aspects of treaty law

Case law: the decisions of courts and tribunals, and the awards of arbitrators

If you are looking for the court decisions of other jurisdictions or legal traditions, please see if we have a guide to the country which might help: