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The Law Library of Congress produces reports on foreign, comparative, and international law in response to requests from Members of Congress, Congressional staff and committees, the federal courts, executive branch agencies, and others. Selected reports are provided for the public for reference purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. The information provided reflects research undertaken as of the date of writing, which has not updated unless specifically noted.

Browse Legal Reports by region. Countries below are organized by continent and then region. Or view the whole collection.

Browse reports by region. Nations are combined here by their larger region.


Northern Africa

Western Africa

Eastern Africa

Central Africa

Southern Africa

Americas and the Caribbean

North America

Central America

South America



Western Asia

Central Asia

Eastern Asia

Southern Asia

Southeastern Asia


Western Europe

Eastern Europe

Northern Europe

Southern Europe


Australia and New Zealand




International and Regional Organizations

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