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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.

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Black's Law Dictionary defines treaty as "an international agreement concluded between two or more states in written form and governed by international law."

This page will assist you in locating treaties (in print and online), whether or not the U.S. is an involved party. It also gives you resources, in print and online, for learning more about treaties and how to find them.

Further Online Resources

Treaties to which the U.S. is a Party


Finding Tools

Historical Collections

Sources for the United States Statutes at Large

Treaties to Which the U.S. is not a Party


The United Nations Treaties Collection

This collection includes three main databases:

Finding Tools