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Germany Legal Research Guide : Introductory Texts

This is a guide to UW-Madison campus and e-resources for research in German law. Note that many sources here are in German, and in-depth research will require knowledge of German.

Introductory Texts


The resources listed below are treatises and guides that provide introductory information on the German legal system and legal research in Germany. In addition to the materials mentioned below, most of the sources mentioned in section II of the law library's Guide to Foreign and Comparative Law summarize the German legal system as well as help launch your research.

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