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Primary Sources of International Law consists of treaties, international custom, and General Principles of Law. Cases and scholarly opinions are secondary sources. For citations and tables, please refer to Bluebook Rule 21 and Table 3 and 4.
Guides and Other Information
Use these Subject Headings to explore the Law Library catalog:
American Society of International Law (ASIL) Electronic Resource Guide
This tool organizes the key resources in different areas of international law by topic, including a guide to the most relevant electronic sources and databases in each area and suggested research strategies.
EISIL (Electronic Information System for International Law)
This database collects the main resources in several different areas of international lawmaking, including links to primary sources, relevant international organizations, and research guides.
Global Legal Monitor
An online publication of the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. Includes news archives back to 2004.
Peace Palace Library
One of the largest collections in the fields of public and private international law and diplomatic history.
U.S. Department of State
Lists ambassadors and other foreign service personnel. Links to pertinent material for many topics, including Arms Control, Business, Labor, Law Enforcement, Terrorism, Trade, etc.
World Legal Information Institute (WLII)
A free, single search tool for over 270 databases from the Australasia, British and Irish, Canadian, Hong Kong, U.S., and Pacific Islands Legal Information Institutes, as well as the Wits University School of Law.