Law Research Guides: International Moot Court

 Day 1

Encyclopedia of Public International Law (short entries written by experts)

Oxford Reports on International Law decisions and background on international law cases and international law treatment in domestic courts

ASIL Electronic Resource Guide (guide on online international law resources)

EISIL (Amer. Society of Int'l Law) provides basic texts,explanations and links on various international law topics. There are several related sections, such as General International Law, International Organizations, etc.

Treaties in Force (treaties to which the US is a party, with citation)

Researching Travaux Preparatoires (drafting history)

 Lexis

Lexis.com (international stuff not on Advance yet)

Area of Law by Topic - International Law

Includes U.S. treaties, international decisions, news, and law journals.

 Westlaw

Search by Topic - International Law

Other Library Subscription Databases

Hein Online (UN/US treaties, journals, and other resources)

UN Treaty Collection (treaties, status, etc.)

UN Official Document System full text of General Assembly resolutions back to 1946 and other documents since 1993. Many documents are reprinted in the Yearbook of the United Nations

Simple Guide to UN Treaty Bodies (for Human Rights) (download)

UN Diplomatic Conferences

International Court of Justice

Organization of American States (treaties, case law, etc.)

Council of Europe Treaty Office

Europa (all things European Union, treaties, legislation, official documents, etc)

U.N. Human Rights Council (see link to all Human Rights Bodies)

Human Rights Center (University of Minnesota) large collection of human rights documents, meta-search engine that searches several human rights databases at one time, material from regional human rights bodies, and more.

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights cases, reports, etc.

European Court of Human Rights

International Legal Materials (available in print and WestlawHein Online, and LexisNexis)

Other International and Comparative webpages

 Day 2

KluwerArbitration (BITs, conventions, annotated NY Convention, commentary, and more)

UNIDROIT (conventions, explanatory and preparatory texts)

Hague Conference on Private International Law

UNCITRAL (treaty, case law, etc.)

Books

CALI Lessons  |  (Authorization Code)

Research Guides to Get You Started

Journals

Hein Online law journals, international yearbooks, etc.

International and Comparative Law Quarterly

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

TDM (Transnational Dispute Management)

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals - indexes articles from more than 450 legal periodicals from 1985 to the present. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals covers international law (public and private), comparative law, and municipal law of countries other than the United States, British Isles, and British Commonwealth.

International Legal Materials (available in print and WestlawHein Online, and LexisNexis) text of treaties, protocols, and other international agreements.

News

Jurist legal news written mostly by law professors, separate section for world legal news

Global Legal Monitor (Law Library of Congress) worldwide legal news.

ASIL Insights brief news releases related to international law.

International Law in Brief (ASIL) recent developments in international law, including UN resolutions, cases, and other happenings.

International Judicial Monitor articles related to international judiciary and justice.

UN News Centre news about UN activities throughout the world. For more, try the UN Dispatch or sign-up for daily e-mails from the UN Wire

Abbreviations

Citations

Dictionary

Legal Systems

Country Reports

Links To Sites

Law Library of Congress - Guide to Law Online

Country-by-Country Guide to Foreign Legal Research - Yale

Foreign Law Sites - Cornell

Foreign Law Guide Reynolds and Flores - Subscription

World Legal Information Institute

Subscription Databases

Foreign law resources

 

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- Louis Stanley Jast, Librarian