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International Relations: International Law

Covers international law, institutions, theory of international relations, foreign policy, international political economy, environment, human rights, food security, national security.

Background Sources

Constitution Finder - web guide to constitutions of nations

International Court of Justice

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law -

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (3 vols) Schaeffer Law Library K 50 .O94 2009

Parry & Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law Schaeffer Law Library KZ 1161 .P37 2009  (Also available online)

United Nations and International Law - good basic introduction to the UN and its role in international law with links to primary sources.

Other Useful Websites

American Society for International Law - ASIL's mission is to foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice.  Be sure to check out the Resources/Publications tab which will lead you to a Electronic Resources Guide

Cornell Law Library Legal Information Institute - has useful links to world legal materials country by country, continent by continent, the Internet-accessible sources of the constitutions, statutes, judicial opinions, and related legal material from around the globe.

Cornell Law Library International Law - good broad coverage of useful sources.

Law Library of Congress - an arm of the LOC has a good set of pointers to useful sources in international law.

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources - very broad coverage of all things international

Subject Guide

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Julia Ezzo
Michigan State University