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Public International Law: Introduction

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

Database Access Information

Some items in these guides are links to William Mitchell College of Law licensed database resources. These resources are available from all public computers in the library, as well as all computers signed into the WMCL network either through Ethernet or Wireless access.

Westlaw and LexisNexis are subscription services that require individual user accounts for access.

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If you need more information on this topic, please contact the reference desk:

by phone: 651-290-6424

via e-mail: reference@wmitchell.edu

Or, during regular work hours, you may chat with a William Mitchell reference librarian here.

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 and our International/Comparative Patent 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 William Mitchell, 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.

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International Law

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Guide Author

Janelle Beitz
Contact:
Research and Instructional Librarian

Warren E. Burger Library

875 Summit Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55105



651-290-6424