German Law in English Language 

News!November 20011: New statutes added

Free subscription service! And, exclusive to the German Law Archive, the first English translation of the new German Law of Obligations.


The German Law Archive publishes cases, statutes, literature and bibliographies on German law in English language. You can retrieve all documents published in the Archive by following these links to the four sub-categories:

Judgments and other decisions by German courts

Statutes: Acts of Parliament and statutory instruments

Literature on German law

Bibliographies on German law

You can also search all the above.

Database and Discussion Groups

The German Law Archive runs a database which aims to include everything written on German law in English language. You can search the database by author, title, classification, etc, and you can also submit new entries.

The German Law Archive also hosts discussion groups to which you are welcome to contribute.

Please follow this link to log onto the Database .

Please follow this link to log onto the Discussion Groups .

Oxford University Comparative Law Forum

Visit the Oxford University Comparative Law Forum, which provides further information about German law and other legal systems, and use its free subscription service.


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