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French Legal Research Guide

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


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

If you have questions on researching French 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.

Update History

Updated October 2010 (ajc)
Updated June 2010 (las)
Revised April 2015 (hec)