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Foreign and International Law Guide

International Law Research

This section contains links on  important sources for researching international law. Following those links, there is a section on international courts and tribunals, as well as general sources in our collection, and online.

African Union

American Society of International Law (ASIL)


  • Constitute provides links to the world's constitutions. It is updated regularly.

European Union

Find Law


  • JuriGlobe was created by the University of Ottawa, and geographically breaks down Civil, Common, Muslim, Customary and Mixed legal systems.


  • In addition to its excellent resources on Foreign and Comparative Law, Globalex. has a wealth of resources on researching International law (some of which are cited here). A project of New York University, the guides are comprehensive and are regularly updated.

Human Rights

United Nations System

WorldLii Coverage includes the following materials in over 1800 databases from 123 jurisdictions:

  • International Law
  • International Decisions
  • Treaties
  • Law Journals

International Courts and Tribunals

Below are the main regional and international courts and tribunals. From each website, there are generally links to cases, publications and information on the institution.

General Sources