Dalloz (legal database)

Dalloz is a legal database containing French legal resources: case law, annotated legislation, encyclopedias, journals and a number of basic works (Dalloz Action). The Codes Dalloz contains up-to-date annotated legislation. In the Encyclopédie you can find extensive basic articles, useful as an introduction to a particular topic; the Fiches d'orientation are a lot more concise. 


In the search bar on the home page you can enter keywords to query all Dalloz content. Suggestions of related search terms are automatically provided. In the results list, you can filter on the left by resource type (or even a specific resource) and date.

Using the buttons at the top or under Documentation below the search bar, you can navigate to a specific source and search within it using keywords. Jurisprudence sends you to a separate interface for searching case law.


  • All materials on Dalloz can be downloaded and printed.
  • A short guide can be found here.

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Last modified March 21, 2023, 12:22 p.m.