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LGBTI law: Home

Subjects: Law

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers  at the University of Oxford studying the rights, legal status, and laws relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex (LGBTI) individuals, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for LGBTI law and queer legal theory, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.

LGBTI law : quick start

Among the online resources available to holders of  an Oxford SSO are:

Online resources available to anyone with access to the internet

Finding your way around the Law Bod.
You are always very welcome to ask librarians for directions once you are here - we are larger than we look, with an open shelf collection spreading over 4 floors.

If you are looking for books on the applicable law in England & Wales, these will be on Level 2  (the entrance level). A good starting point might be be Halsbury's Laws. This is the authoritative encyclopaedia of law in England and Wales, and among its many volumes are:

Discrimination 13
Employment  39
Immigration and asylum 57
Marriage and civil partnership    72, 73

The main subject volumes will give you a concise overview of the law, while the footnotes will direct you to the most important cases, legislation and commentary in that area. The print volumes are at  KZ 1 on Level 2. Use the Cumulative Supplement to check for any new developments in the law since the volume was printed Holders of an Oxford SSO can access Halsbury's Laws electronically via LexisLibrary.
For more guidance, please visit the Books page in this guide.

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