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Portugal: International Team Project

What's in This Guide?

Welcome! This guide provides links to a variety of resources available for researching the laws and legal system of Portugal. Although it is designed primarily for use by students enrolled in the Spring 2023: ITP Portugal course, others interested in learning more about Portugal's legal system may also find it helpful.

Process for Researching the Law of Portugal

1. Consult secondary sources pertaining to Portugal and the topic/issue(s) you are researching.

2. Use a research guide (including this one) to familiarize yourself with the sources of law in Portugal and where to find national legislation, cases, etc. 

3. Find the sources of law using online and/or print resources. 

Starting Points

Directories for International Organizations