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International Law: Secondary Sources

This resource guide provides suggested sources of information that are helpful starting points for researching international law.

General International Law Treatises & Restatements

KZ is the Library of Congress Classification number for "Law of Nations."  General international law books will be found in this call number range of the library.  Before 1998, the classification number was JX; therefore, older works on international law (or series that were started prior to 1998) will be found in this section of the library.

Featured Treatises:

Malcolm D. Evans, ed., International Law Documents


Ian, Brownlie, Principles of Public International Law

Malcolm D. Evans, ed.International Law

Malcolm Shaw, International Law

Alan E. Boyle, The Making of International Law

Restatement of the Law Third:  The Foreign Relations of the United States.  Considered a treatment of the U. S. federal approach to the legal aspects of foreign relations. it can be used as a summation of many topics within the field of public international law.  Available in print, through HeinOnLine, Lexis and Westlaw.


Featured Study Aids

International Legal Research Guides

Anthony S .Winer, et al., International Law Legal Research (KZ1234.W565 2013)

Marci Hoffman, International Legal Research in a Nutshell (Reserve KZ1234.H64 2008)

Guide to International Legal Research (KZ1234.G85) Also available through LexisNexis

Electronic Resource Guide (Erg). Produced by the American Society of International Law