Current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions of the world, provide citations to reprints of legislation (when English is the official language of the jurisdiction) or English translations of the codes or laws if they were published in the nation’s official language. Failing this, if a legislative text has appeared in original form in an accessible source, such will be indicated.
Official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and, in many cases in additional languages, plus subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN. All summaries are available to the public, and public access to full texts is also available for most jurisdictions.
Direct access to international norms and standards relating to specific human dimension issues (see list of topics on left-hand column) as well as to domestic legislation and other documents of relevance to these issues.
The Cooperation and Judicial Assistance Database was designed and implemented by: Prof. Olympia Bekou, Professor of Public International Law and Head of the International Criminal Justice Unit of the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre. In collaboration with Ms. Agnes Flues, HRLC Co-ordinator Ms. Katerina Katsimardou Miariti;
Dr. Will Lowe, Senior Research Specialist in the Department of Politics and Lecturer in Public and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.