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LAW121-English Legal Writing | Course Guide: Articles/Journals

Library materials and useful resources for students at LAW121-English Legal Writing compiled by Alfaisal University librarians

How to Find Specific Journal

Go to the Library Homepage

Click on E-Journal Finder

You can search our E-journal Finder by exact title of the journal “Title begins with” or by one word in the journal title “Title contains” or you can use “Browse e-journals by subject” and click on the drop box and select your subject

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely-accessible Web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines

Google Scholar Search  

How to Find Articles & Journals in the Library

Library databases are used to locate references to journal articles, newspaper articles, chapters of books, research reports, book reviews, and conference proceedings. When choosing a database to search you may want to consider geographic coverage, subject specialization, availability of full-text and time period coverage.  Library staff can assist you with choosing databases and finding information for your topic. The Library Subject Guides  provide you with a quick start list of databases relevant to your subject area.

Tips for Better Database Searching

  •      define keywords
  •      direction words
  •      limit words
  •      linking search terms
  •      complex searches
  •      too much information
  •      not enough information

Librarians can also help you with any questions you have. Speak with them in person or send a query online to Ask A librarian

Selected Databases for Law


Full Text of Laws of Government

Basic Law of Governance [1992]
Law of the Council of Ministers [1993]
Law of the Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) [1992]
Law of the Provinces [1992]

Laws in Judicial System

Law of the Judiciary [1975]
Law of Procedure before Shari'ah Courts [2000]
Law of Criminal Procedure [2001]
Code of Law Practice [2001]

Investigatory Laws and Regulations

Arbitration Law [1983]
Board of grievances law [1982]
Board of grievances procedural rules [1989]
Bureau of investigation and prosecution [1989]
Combating money laundering [2003]

Commercial Laws and Regulations

Foreign Investment Act and Executive Rules [2000] [plus: annexes re. real estate ownership and exclusions]
Corporate Income Tax [2004]
Labor and Workmen Law [1969]
Cooperative Insurance Companies Control Law [2003]
Law of Printing and Publication [2003]
Commercial Data Law and Regulations [2002]
Law of Commercial Register [1995]
Law of Commercial Books [1989]
Private Laboratories - Law [2002]
Private laboratories - Regulations [2003]
Agricultural Fertilizer Law [2002]
Camel Jockey Regulations [2002]
Copyright Law [1989]
Trademarks, Law and Regulations [2002]
Trade Names, Law and Regulations [1999]

Saudi Minister of Commerce Regulations and Laws

This site offers access to a wide range of government business related laws and regulations.

الشبكة القانونية العربية

يهدف الموقع إلى التعريف بالأنشطة والجهود التي تبذلها جامعة الدول العربية في مجال العمل القانوني والقضائي و تطوير الأنظمة التشريعية والقضائية في الدول العربية وصولا إلى توحيد التشريعات العربية بما يتماشى مع الشريعة الاسلامية السمحة ومع المرتكزات الدينية والثقافية للأمة العربية في نطاق التمسك بقيم التسامح والاعتدال والفهم المتبادل ، و تعزيز سيادة القانون وتحقيق العدالة واحترام حقوق الإنسان وضمان استقلال القضاء وترسيخ مفاهيم الحكم الرشيد كشروط ضرورية لتحقيق التنمية الاقتصادية والاجتماعية والبشرية ، وذلك وفقا لما نصت عليه وثيقة التطوير والتحديث التي اعتمدها القادة العرب في قمة تونس سنة 2004

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