National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review

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National Security Law Report (ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security newsletter).

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

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

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

House Committee on National Security (reports, bills, and hearings)

National Security and Defense (Heritage Foundation)

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

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.

Opinio Juris (blog on international law and politics)

Preemption

Guide to Preemption Checking

Research

Baron (the law library catalog) for material on national security or armed conflict

Hein Online (treaties, journals, and other resources)

Congressional (U.S. Congressional Documents, including very old material)

U.N. Offical 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

FDSYS (authenticated documents from the federal government)

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.

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.

PAIS International (public affairs and policy)

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.

Oxford Scholarship Online (thru Richter)

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

Other Library Subscription Databases

Other International and Foreign Web Pages

Lexis

Have to use Lexis.com for International material - 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

Westlaw

Search by Topic - International Law

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