International law
EISIL

Subjects: International Law

EISIL has been developed by the American Society of International Law (ASIL). ASIL'S goal is to ensure, through EISIL, that web searchers can easily locate the highest quality primary materials, authoritative web sites and helpful research guides to international law on the Internet. To this end, EISIL has been designed as an open database of authenticated primary and other materials across the breadth of international law, which until now have been scattered in libraries, archives and specialized web sites.

ELEVEN Online

Subjects: International Law, Journals and Journal Indexes

ELEVEN Online brings you journals and looseleafs in electronic format. The Library subscribes to only one publication, Space Law: Basic Legal Documents, via ELEVEN Online. (Access to the European Journal of Law Reform is available through HeinOnline.)

Heinonline: Harvard Research in International Law

Subjects: International Law

This publication existed 1929 and 1939 during which its advisory boards wrote draft conventions several topics in International Law such as nationality, piracy, extradition, territorial waters, diplomatic privileges and much more. Excellent contemporary views during that time period.

HeinOnline: United Nations Law Collection

Subjects: International Law, International Organizations

"The United Nations Law Collection is made up of 9 unique sections including Treaty Publications, International Court of Justice (ICJ), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), United Nations Yearbooks, United Nations Serials, Codification and Progressive Development of International Law, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), and Other Related Works."

International Court of Justice

Subjects: International Law

"The ICJ home page makes available the Court's entire jurisprudence since 1946 as well as that of its predecessor, the Permanent Court of International Justice. The full texts of ICJ and PCIJ decisions (in text format for the more recent cases and in PDF format for the older ones), as well as the principal documents from the written and oral proceedings of various cases, are online."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws : Constitutional Law Online

Subjects: Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, International Law

"IEL Constitutional Law Online presents a country-by-country survey of constitutional law throughout the world, and will eventually contain all of the constitutions of the world in English translations. Each national monograph includes detailed information of the country’s political system, historical background, sources of constitutional law, form of government (outlining the legal status, the competence and the working of central state powers, etc.), state form and subdivisions of the state, component states and decentralized authorities, citizenship (especially nationality and the legal position of aliens), and specific problems such as foreign relations, taxing and spending power, emergency laws, the power of the military, and the constitutional relation between Church and State."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws : Cyber Law Online

Subjects: Comparative law, Computer security, International law

"The Cyber Law database encompasses the national monographs of a wide variety of countries, written by experts from those countries. Each national monograph is divided into topical parts such as Privacy Protection, Computer-related Crime, contractual issues and international aspects of Cyber Law. For each jurisdiction, the work provides: List of Abbreviations, Preface, General Introduction, Introduction to Cyber Law, and Selected Bibliography."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws : Environmental Law Online

Subjects: Comparative Law, International Environmental Law, International Law

"IEL Environmental Law Online covers national and international environmental law. National monographs contain, besides a general introduction, a description of the country’s environmental legislation, an overview of the basic principles of environmental law, the historical background, the role of governmental institutions, and the sources of environmental law. International monographs cover international legislation and treaties and the environmental legislation of the European Economic Community."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws : Intellectual Property Online

Subjects: Comparative Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law

IEL Intellectual Property Online provides an overview of intellectual property for understanding legislation and policy on the subject in different countries. Analyses and describes theory and practice in a large number of countries. Information is also provided on all major and important international conventions and on international bodies like the EU and WIPO/OMPI.

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Contracts Online

Subjects: Comparative law, Contracts, International law

"The Contracts database encompasses the national monographs of a wide variety of countries, written by experts from those countries. Each national monograph is divided into two parts: the first addresses the general principles at issue, and the second covers the specific types of contracts. The work also addresses international aspects of contract law. For each jurisdiction, the work provides: List of Abbreviations, Preface, General Introduction, Introduction to the Law of Contracts and Selected Bibliography."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Criminal Law Online

Subjects: International Criminal Law, International Law

"The national monographs in this database provide a general insight into criminal law and procedure in different countries. For each country, an introduction presents the requisite background knowledge for understanding the principles of criminal justice, and then proceeds to a detailed examination of substantive criminal law – its general principles, the principles of criminal responsibility or liability, and the grounds for the justification of criminal offences. A third part is focused upon criminal procedure in each country: the general characteristics of the procedure, the organization of investigation, pre-trial proceedings, trial stage and appeals. A final part covers the execution and extinction of the sanctions."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Energy Law Online

Subjects: Comparative law, Energy And Utilities, International law

"Energy Law Online covers national and international energy law. Each national monograph contains a general introduction, a description of the country’s energy legislation, an overview of the basic principles of energy law, the historical background, the role of governmental institutions, and the sources of energy law in that country’s legal system. Each country’s regulatory framework concerning electricity, gas, petrol and coal is fully set forth, with emphasis on the aspects of production, exploitation, transport, distribution, and consumption. Each monograph also deals with the interactions of energy law with environmental law, tax law and competition law. In addition, Energy Law includes international monographs covering international legislation and treaties and the energy law of the European Union."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Family and Succession Law Online

Subjects: Comparative law, Domestic Relations, International law

"This database covers family law together with marital property law and succession law. In addition to the national monographs, this subset of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws currently includes a monograph for the European Union. Forthcoming supplements will include international monographs describing the activities of several international organizations in the domain of family and succession law, such as the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and the International Commission on Civil Status."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Intergovernmental Organizations Online

Subjects: Comparative law, International law

"Intergovernmental Organizations Online currently comprises monographs on 24 organizations (AU, UN, ILO, IMF, WHO, IAEA, WMO, OPCW, IFC, NATO, OSCE, EEA/EFTA, NAFTA, EIB, ESA, ASEAN, MIGA, Andean Common Market, OAS, Asian Development Bank, UNICJRI, ICCS, CEPES, UNIDROIT) and will soon include monographs on other important organizations, such as EU, WTO, Mercosur, ICAO, Council of Europe, WIPO, Benelux, World Bank, BIS, Interpol, IOM, OECD (incl. NEA), OIC, COMESA and SADC. Its purpose is to cover all significant global and regional intergovernmental organizations and bodies. A collection of source materials (fundamental treaties, constitutive acts and relevant international case-law) complements the collection."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Medical Law Online

Subjects: Comparative Law, International Law, Medical Jurisprudence

"IEL Medical Law deals with the practice of medicine in the large sense, covering national and international medical law. Each national monograph contains, besides a general introduction, a description for the country in question. An international monograph covers the World Health Organization in both its international and regional aspects. A Codex of International Medical Law and Ethics is also included. Forthcoming international monographs will cover international declarations on medical ethics such as the Declaration of Helsinki on Medical Experiments (1964) and the European Code of Medical Ethics."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Private International Law Online

Subjects: Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws, International Law

"Private International Law presents country-by-country national monographs dealing with the statutes, regulations and case law each country applies to cases involving transnational issues in, e.g., business, family or inheritance law. It provides access to the conflict rules of countries, presented clearly and concisely by local experts. Beginning with a general introduction to the private international law of the country concerned, each monograph goes on to discuss choice of law technique, sources of private international law, the relevant connection with the law of a country and the connecting factors, the rules of choice of law on natural and legal persons, contractual and non-contractual obligations, movable and immovable property, intangible property rights, company law, family law, marriage, cohabitation, registered partnerships, property, maintenance, child law, and succession law, including testamentary dispositions. Each national monograph concludes with an overview of the country's relevant civil procedure, examining lex fori and issues of national and international jurisdiction, acceptability and enforcement of foreign judgements, and international arbitration."

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Tort Law Online

Subjects: Comparative Law, International Law, Torts

"Tort Law Online sheds light on the way legal systems protect rights and interests through, among others, tort law. There are basic differences in approach between the legal systems and the dividing line does not always match the classic divide between the countries of the Civil Law tradition and those belonging to the Common Law tradition. In the General Introduction, particular attention will be paid to the aims of the law of Torts and to the distinction between tort and crime and to the relationship between tort and contract (is concurrence between tortious liability and contractual responsibility permitted or not? what about precontractual liability?). For each country, the scope of protection will be tackled as well (are all interests equally protected?). The monograph is then divided into six Parts: Liability for One's Own Act; Liability for Acts of Others; Forms of Strict Liability; Defenses and Exemption Clauses; Causation; Remedies."

OECD iLibrary

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Foreign Law, International Law, International Organizations

"OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998 -- some 390 complete databases, 2.500 working papers, 5.500 books, 14.000 tables and graphs, 21.000 chapters and articles. The OECD iLibrary is a new platform that replaces SourceOECD and hosts all content equally so users can find -- and cite -- tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters. The citation tool for datasets and tables is new and unique to the OECD iLibrary."""

Official Document System of the United Nations

Subjects: International Law, International Organizations, International Relations

The Official Document System (ODS) is a searchable database that includes the full texts of born-digital United Nations documents from 1993-present. The database also includes digitized scans of the following types of paper documents created between 1945 and 1992: all resolutions adopted by the UN's principle organs, all Security Council documents, and official records of the General Assembly's plenary meetings. Digitized scans of other documents dating from 1945-1992 are gradually being added to the database. The ODS does not include the following types of documents: press releases, UN publications (yearbooks, statistical compilations, the UN Treaty Series, etc.), working papers and other internal documents not released for public distribution.

Oxford Reports on International Law

Subjects: Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Immigration Law, International Law

"ORIL covers case law from international courts and dispute settlement bodies, in addition to states and certain territorial entities that are not generally classified as states. The full text of new decisions of relevance to any of the ORIL modules is sourced by the reporters for that module as soon as possible after the judgment is given or the decision is made. For all modules except ICGJ a full case report is then commissioned, together with expert analysis if appropriate, to draw out the important points in the case and illustrate the relevance of the decision in the landscape of the law and practice covered by that module, or indeed in the wider sphere of international law covered by other ORIL modules."""""

SpringerLink Journals

Subjects: International Law, Journals and Journal Indexes, Medicine Science And Technology

Springer Link Journals is a searchable database of articles published in more than 2,300 academic journals. Disciplines covered include business, engineering, medicine, science and technology, social sciences, and law. Most journals are published in English, but some journals published in German, French, and other European languages are included. Full-text articles are available for download for most journals from 1997-present.