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Foreign & International Legal Research

This guide includes information on researching specific countries' laws (Morocco, Spain) as well as researching international laws, including international human rights.


The Statesman's Yearbook (annual).  Online and LAW REFERENCE 2nd floor  JA 51 .S7 2019.  Search by Country (Morocco, pp. 847-852).  Covers topics such as Climate, Constitution & Government, Culture, Economy, Fact Sheet, Industry, Religion, Social Institutions, Social Statistics, Territory and Population. 

CIA World Factbook: Morocco

U.S. State Department: U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheet: Morocco

Wikipedia: Morocco.


The leading French-language daily is Le Matin du Sahara et du Maghreb, and the leading Arabic dailies are Al-Massae, Assabah and Al-Ahdath al-Maghrebia.

Westlaw has La Nouvelle Tribune (French) and Morocco World News (English).

Language Translation


French-English Dictionary = Dictionnaire Français-Anglais.   LAW REFERENCE 2nd floor  PC 2640 .F74 2006. 


English-Arabic Dictionary of Legal Terms Used in U.S.A. Courts LAW REFERENCE 2nd floor  K 52 .A7 F37 2011


Moroccan cuisine (Wikipedia).  

Selected Background Reading

In the Shadow of the Sultan: Culture, Power and Politics in Morocco (Rahma Bourqia & Susan Gilson Miller eds., 1999).  PROSPECTOR Regional Catalog. 

C. R. Pennell, Morocco: From Empire to Independence (2003).  NORLIN STACKS DT314 .P46 2003.  Also on Amazon.

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