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Baron the law library catalog - can limit search to the international collection for international material

Foreign Law Guide: Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation ... where to find the law for each country, includes major sources and a listing by subject for each country.

Constitute web site that allows for comparison of world constitutions.

Political Database of the Americas links to relevant information divided by branch of government: executive, judicial and legislative.

Hein Online (treaties, journals, and other resources)

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.

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.

Government Gazettes Online (online official gazettes)

Global Courts access to many countries' supreme court.

Oxford Scholarship Online (thru Richter)

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

Other Library Subscription Databases

Other International and Comparative Webpages


Area of Law by Topic - International Law
Add/Edit Tabs: International Law, International Trade

Includes U.S. treaties, databases with topical treaties (e.g. tax), human rights cases, international decisions, news, and law journals.


Search by Topic - International Law


The Oppenheimer Report Andres Oppenheimer's column in the Miami Herald. The Miami Herald itself provides lots of related international news. The BBC also has focus on international news.

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

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

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

BNA newsletters, including some on international intellectual property, securities and trade.

ASIL Insights brief news releases related to international law.

Opinio Juris (blog on international law and politics).

International Judicial Monitor articles related to international judiciary and justice.


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