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German Legal Research Guide

This in-depth guide will help researchers navigate the German legal materials.

Citing to German Law

Consult The Bluebook KF245 .U5 2005, Rule 20 (R20) and Table 2 (T.2) - Germany, Federal Republic of - for assistance with citing to German law. Rule 20 provides the general guidelines for citing to foreign law and Table 2 provides details specific to German legal materials. The Bluebookprovides guidance for citing to German cases, constitution, codes, statutes and decrees, legislative materials, German Länder materials and electronic sources.