French Legal Research Guide

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


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General Treatises on French Law

  • French Law: A Comparative Approach, Eva Steiner, INTL KJV284 .S74 2018. Also available electronically. Includes coverage of both structure and substance of French law.
  • Introduction to French Law, George A. Bermann & Etienne Picard eds., INTL KJV237 .I58 2012. Each chapter describes a major legal subject in French law.
  • The Legal System of France, Alain A. Levasseur, Randall J. Trahan & David W. Gruning eds., INTL KJV233 .L44 2020.
  • Principles of French Law, John Bell, Sophie Boyron & Simon Whittaker, INTL KJV233 .B45 2008. Also available electronically. Provides an introduction and overview to the French legal system; includes explanations of important legal institutions and the rules and techniques of French legal processes.

Subject-Specific Treatises on French Law