Foreign law refers to the national law (also known as internal or domestic law) of another country. From the viewpoint of Canada, the laws of Japan, the United Kingdom, and Brazil are all "foreign law". A related concept is comparative law, which refers to the academic study of different jurisdictions' legal systems.
The law library at Queen's provides access to certain subscription databases that contain legal materials from foreign jurisdictions. However, much of our access to foreign legal materials comes from free Government and non-government websites.
This section of the guide will help you start your research ino the laws of other countries.