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Bar Council UK
The Bar Council represents barristers in England and Wales. It promotes the Bar's high quality specialist advocacy and advisory services, fair access to justice for all, the highest standards of ethics, equality and diversity across the profession, and the development of business opportunities for barristers at home and abroad.
Self-help legal resources including Q&A, knowledge base, articles, legislation of Malaysia, guides, news, lawyers directory and online dictionary.
Incorporated Council of Law Reporting
ICLR publishes case law from the Superior and Appellate Courts in England and Wales
Legal Information Institute
Australasian Legal Information Institute.
A joint facility of UTS and UNSW Faculties of Law
BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute). The British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII ) provides open access to the most comprehensive set of British and Irish primary legal materials freely available on the internet.
Canadian Legal Information Institute
Commonwealth Legal Information Institute.
Free access to Commonwealth and Common Law
Irish Legal Information Initiative. Run by UCC Law Faculty to complement its contribution to BAILII
The Southern African Legal Information Institute. publishes legal information for free public access which comprises mainly of case law from South Africa.
SAFLII also hosts legal materials from other countries in the region which are obtained through partnerships, collaborative efforts and more recently through linking to other Legal Information Institutes established in these regions.
Free, independent and non-profit access to worldwide law
Free access to legal information in Hong Kong
Legal Information Institute (Cornell)
The LII publishes electronic versions of core materials in numerous areas of the law, primarily on the Web. They range from the Constitution to the U.S. Code, from Supreme Court decisions to the Code of Federal Regulations as well as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Bankruptcy Procedure, and Criminal Procedure.
Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute
A facility of the University of the South Pacific School of Law
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