Zimbabwe Law Resources

The Zimbabwe Institute of Legal Studies publishes legal materials from the courts and the government of Zimbabwe. We have the latest and up-to-date legislation, law reports and judgements.


  • 1 Bulletin of Zimbabwean Law
  • 2 Legal Forum
  • 3 SADC Law Journal
  • 4 Zimbabwe Law Review



Two bibliographic databases: Africana periodical literature (Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database) and African women s literature (African Women’s Database) and a comprehensive bibliography on women travellers and explorers in Africa (Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa: 1763-2004).


The British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) provides access to the most comprehensive set of British and Irish primary legal materials that are available.

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

This web-based service allows you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law. A wide selection of major foreign language law publications is also included. Publications from over 295 jurisdictions are featured in the Index. The database mainly covers law reports and law periodicals, but some legislative publications and major textbooks are also included.

Connecting Africa

A service that provides access to African research information and materials produced in the Netherlands and elsewhere.

IlissAfrica – Internet Library Sub-Saharan Africa

Find literature, internet resources, contacts and further information concerning African Studies.

The Kenya Law Reports

These are the official law reports of the Republic of Kenya which may be cited in proceedings in all courts of Kenya (section 21 of the Act). They are cited thus: 2017 KLR.

Legal informatics blog

Scholarly and professional commentary on Legal Information Systems and Legal Communication.

Legal issues in the Republic of South Africa

Specialist Legal Information and current case studies for South Africa, the practical side of the law in South Africa. Register to access the database with articles.

Legal Information systems and legal Informatics resources.

A website on legal information systems that has been developed and maintained by Robert Richards.

Legal sutra.

Open Access Law Resources for better legal research. Law student s knowledge-base.The guide to law online,prepared by the law library of congress public division,is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online.


Free Legal Information facilitated by Sabinet. South African Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Justice and constitutional development


The UK Statute Law Database is the official web-accessible database of the statute law of the United Kingdom, hosted by The National Archives. It contains all primary legislation in force as of 1991, and all primary and secondary legislation since that date; it does not include legislation which was fully repealed prior to 1991


This country-by country will help get you started on your foreign law research by connecting you to the best research guides and databases for each country

Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.


HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature.





Law & Justice in Zimbabwe:

An information source for lawyers, law students, researchers and anyone else, zimbabwean law, high court judgments, supreme court judgments, legislation, the constitution and other documents.

Legal resources foundation

Resources Foundation is an autonomous, charitable and educational Trust, established by trust deed and registered under the Welfare Organisations Act [93/67] in 1984 (now Private Voluntary Organisations Act [Chapter. 17:05]). It was established to meet an expressed need to improve the accessibility of legal and information services to all sections of the population.

Government & official publications

This is a helpful site for researchers as it gives useful information and links to Zimbabwe government ministries and departments. Researchers must note that information compiled on the mnistries and government keeps on changing.

Ministry of justice, legal and parlimentary affairs

This is a useful information source for lawyers, law students, researchers and anyone else seeking information & news on Zimbabwean legal issues.

Parliament of zimbabwe

This site of the Zimbabwe Parliament is provides useful information as stated in Section 50 of the Constitution, which states Parliament shall make laws for the peace, order and good government of Zimbabwe


The Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII) collects and publishes legal materials from Southern and Eastern Africa for free online access. Our current collection includes superior court judgments from Botswana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Our recent additions include a full consolidated collection of Uganda legislation and Lesotho caselaw. Currently in preparation: Lesotho, Zambia, Namibia and Uganda judgments, as well as Uganda subsidiary legislation.

Zimbabwean law

This is resource page with links to Zimbabwe law, Zimbabwe law schools, Zimbabwe legal research, Zimbabwe legislative bodies, and more.

The law in zimbabwe

Zimbabwe law links to the Zimbabwe constitution, Zimbabwe government, Zimbabwe law firms, Zimbabwe law, Zimbabwe legal research: www.washlaw.edu/forint/africa/zimbabwe.php

Zimbabwe Legislation

This site lists Zimbabwe legislation by subject category

Zimbabwe Legislation Update

This site done by Kubatana Trust of Zimbabwe and incorporating the NGO Network Alliance Project (NNAP), aims to strengthen the use of email and Internet strategies in Zimbabwean NGOs and civil society organisations. Our web site archives over 20,500 documents about Zimbabwean civil society. Kubatana makes human rights and civic education information accessible from a centralised, electronic source.


The Zimbabwe Legal Information Institute maintains this website to enhance free public access to legal information from Zimbabwe.


Veritas provides information on the work of the Parliament of Zimbabwe and the Laws of Zimbabwe and makes public domain information widely available email, [email protected]


The ZILS Institutional Repository (ZILS IR), is an open digital archive of scholarly intellectual database of published and unpublished research outputs by members of the Zimbabwe institute of legal studies. The (ZILSIR) contains and preserves published conference papers, working papers, research reports and seminar papers, theses and dissertations, research articles, rare and special materials and many other digital assets.


Columbia Law School Library

Country-by-Country Guide to Foreign Law Research

This country-by country will help get you started on your foreign law research by connecting you to the best research guides and databases for each country.

Guide to Law Online

The link below is a guide to law online,prepared by the law library of congress public division, an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.

Law Library of Congress

Congress established its Law Library in 1832, recognizing its need for ready access to reliable legal materials. The Law Library has grown over the years to become the world s largest law library, with a collection of over 2.65 million volumes spanning the ages and covering virtually every jurisdiction in the world.With approximately 2.65 million volumes, the Law Library s collection of primary and secondary sources constitutes the largest legal collection in the world.

Legal Information Institute [LII]

The LII publishes electronic versions of core materials in numerous areas of the law, both on the web and in other electronic products. They range from the Constitution to the U.S. Code, from Supreme Court decisions to the Code of Federal Regulations. It maintains this Internet site and its many resources. It builds software tools assisting Internet users and publishers.

Legal Research on the Web

This site provides access to many online legal information sources from the Legal Databases & Links page. In addition to primary law from U.S. jurisdictions, you can access Comparative and International Law material and Research Guides for various legal topics as well as many other sources of legal information.

World Legal Information Institute

Free, independent and non-profit access to worldwide law

University of Cambridge legal resources

University of Southern California legal resources

University of Washington Law School





Britannica online

Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia

Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.

Find Attorneys South Africa Lawyers …

Find South Africa attorneys / lawyers and law firms. Find details of each attorney / lawyer in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Sandton, Pretoria, East London, …www.attorneys.co.za/ – ,Block all www.attorneys.co.za results

Legal Dictionary

law dictionary is a dictionary that is designed and compiled to give information about terms used in the field of law. With the advance of technology, the legal dictionary has made its way onto the internet and smart phones. Law students can now look up the meaning of legal terms in a split second.

Zimbabwe Legal Resources Directory – Lawyers & Legal Firms

An information source for lawyers, law students, researchers and anyone else seeking information & news on Zimbabwean legal issues.

Cambridge Advanced Learner s Dictionary

The Cambridge Advanced Learner s Dictionary provides definitions for about 170,000 words, phrases and examples and is compiled to offer what learners need most in a dictionary. The Second Edition offers new, up-to-date vocabulary, new mini-collocation boxes, and new frequency information to highlight the most important words to learn. The new Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary gives you everything you need to learn English and pass exams

Wex Law Dictionary

Wex is a free legal dictionary and encyclopedia sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School. Wex entries are collaboratively created and edited by legal experts. More information about Wex can be found in the Wex FAQ. Here s a list of all existing pages.

Find Attorney South Africa

Find an Attorney, Lawyer or Law firm in South Africa. View attorneys background, legal specialisation and more. … THE DIRECTORY OF CHOICE TM

Law Citator

There are currently 4,157,324 indexed cases, law reform documents and journal articles included in the system

Pratt Institute – Legal Bibliography

Course Description This course will introduce students to the specialized nature of legal bibliography and research. This will be accomplished through the study …

South African Law and Legal Information

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