Research Resources for Legal History

 

 

Israeli

 

Legislation

 

Translations of the Ottoman Constitutional Laws, the Wilayet Administrative Law, the Municipal Law and various other laws (Harvard University)

Ottoman and Mandate legislation in Hebrew (Nevo, subscription required)

Palestine Gazette in English (Yale University)

Palestine Gazette in Hebrew and English (Nevo, subscription required) 

Mandate Palestine legislation (LLMC, subscription required)

Ordinances passed by the Provisional State Council (21 May 1948 – 11 February 1949)

The Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970 (Gale, subscription required)

 

Case Law

 

Mandate Palestine case law (selected)

Mandate Palestine case law reports (LLMC, subscription required)

Selected translated opinions of the Supreme Court of Israel

 

Other Historical Material

 

Mandate Palestine treatises (LLMC, subscription required)

Israel State Archives

List of Israeli archives

The Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970 (Documents from British Archives) (Gale, subscription required)

 

Secondary Sources

 

Introduction to English-Language Literature on Israeli Legal History (part 1)

Introduction to English-Language Literature on Israeli Legal History (part 2)

Chapters from The History of Law in a Multi-Cultural Society: Israel 1917-1967 (Ashgate, 2002)

Israeli Legal History - A Bibliography (May 2017 version)

 

 

 

International

 

Digital libraries for legal history

Digital Resources on the History of the British Empire

English Reports, Full Reprint (1220-1867), UK

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP)

LLMC (multiple jurisdictions, subscription required)

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800 – 1926

Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law 1600-1926

 

 

Any additional resource recommendations would be gladly received.

 

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