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Public International Law

This guide provides suggestions and resources for research in the area of International Law, concentrating on resources discussed in the Public International Law course offered at William Mitchell, as well as the accompanying research workshop.

LibGuide Outline

Below is a brief explanation of the type of material you will find under each tab of this LibGuide.

Treaty Resources: print and online sources for international treaties

Legal Commentary: treatises, hornbooks, encyclopedias, etc.; secondary sources to help you understand the topic

Current Awareness: blogs and other sources of international news

Organizations: links to websites of organizations concerning international law

Introduction to International Law

Welcome to the Warren E. Burger Library LibGuide for Public International Law. Public International Law studies the law between and among countries and intergovernmental organizations (such as the United Nations). You may also want to take a look at our Foreign Law LibGuide.

This guide provides suggestions and resources for research in the area of International Law, with a specific eye towards resources discussed in the Public International Law course offered at Mitchell Hamline, as well as the accompanying research workshop.  This guide includes electronic, print, and free online resources. Electronic resources include those available on Westlaw, LexisNexis, free and subscription databases, web pages and computer assisted instruction.  Print resources include books, journals and other materials available from the Warren E. Burger Library.

This is intended as a starting point for your research; please contact the reference librarians for further help.

Database Access Information

Some resources in this guide are Mitchell Hamline School of Law licensed databases. These are available to students, faculty, and staff either with a network login or individual password. Many of them are also available to the public from the computers in the library, as well as through computers signed into the school's wireless network.

Bloomberg Law, Westlaw Edge, and Lexis Advance are subscription services that require users to have individual accounts for access.

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