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German Legal Research Guide

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


The Georgetown Law Library has a strong collection of German legal materials and this in-depth guide is intended to help researchers navigate the collection. The majority of sources discussed in this guide are in German; English translations are included where available. Most German materials are located on the upper level of the Wolff Library [map] under call numbers starting KK.

If you have questions on researching German law, please feel free to contact the Wolff Library reference desk at 202-662-4195 or by email: You can also chat with a librarian by clicking on the green bar above.