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Last Updated:
July 07, 2006   
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Other Important Sites


  • International Court of Justice (ICJ)
    • Basic Documents - Constitutive Instruments and Bases for Jurisdiction
    • Decisions - Features links to all cases and advisory opinions referred to the Court since 1946. Cases are listed in chronological order.
    • Written and Oral Pleadings - The ICJ recently began to place online the (uncorrected) full text of Written and Oral Pleadings that are currently being prepared for printed publication.   Nineteen Contentious and Advisory Cases from 1986-99 are presently offered at the site, some in HTML format, others in .pdf.   Most include the Application, Request for Provisional Measures, Written and Oral Pleadings, Orders, Judgment (when applicable), and Press Communiques.
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • National Courts (Non-US Courts)
    • NCSC - Comprehensive List - alphabetical, Australia - United Kingdom
    • German ands French Courts -  Institute of Global Law Portal - a resource for French and German materials in the fields of constitutional, administrative, contract and tort law. The English translations of legal decisions include cases from the Bundesverfassungsgericht, the Bundesgerichtshof, the Conseil Constitutionnel, the Conseil d’Etat and the Cour de Cassation.
  • US Federal Courts
  • US State Courts 

Primary Sources:  Treaties and Other Documents

U.S. Code, Regulations

Legal Journals/Periodicals

Law Schools, Libraries, and Centers

International Law Associations

  • The American Society of International Law  The ASIL is a forum for exchange of views and information among government officials, corporate and business leaders, scholars, practicing lawyers, students, and others interested in international law and affairs; a research center through its panels, working groups, interest sections, and extensive library of international law materials; and a publisher of books and journals.
  • International Law Students Organization - ILSA is located in Washington, DC

Other Important Sites