Foreign law is the domestic law of a country other than the United States. Comparative law is the study of domestic law between or among individual countries. (Treaties and other international agreements fall underInternational Law).
Know what type of legal system(s) pertains to your country (civil law, common law, mixed jurisdiction, etc). See,World Legal Systems or Legal Traditions of the World: Sustainable Diversity in Law (K559 .G545X 2010 - there are also 2007, 2004, and 2000 editions of this book available).
There may not be published sources of law for a particular country.
If there are, the sources may not be in English.
If sources are available in English, Yale Law Library may not have them (but we probably do!).
If they exist in our collection, they may not be current, or the translations may not be accurate.
Yale’s F/I webpage – This is an evolving consolidation of F/I electronic resources, primary and secondary sources, subscription and open access.
Several databases require a password; passwords can be found on your Inside home page under your Research Sites.