Access UN (Readex Access UN)
Indexes United Nations documents and publications, includes full text of Resolutions from the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, and selected Provisional Verbatim and Summary Record documents.
Archive of European Integration (AEI)
An electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification. The AEI collects two types of materials: certain types of independently-produced research materials and official European Community/European Union documents
Avalon Project at Yale University
The Avalon Project mounts digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. They have also linked to supporting documents expressly referred to in the body of the text. They have a tremendous number of important documents on their site, including those concerning the International Military Tribunal for Germany at Nuremberg.
English translations of Chinese law. Includes Chinese laws and regulations, cases, scholarly articles and topical news.
ECOLEX: The Gateway to Environmental Law
Database of foreign and international sources of information on environmental law, including treaties, legislation and court decisions. Operated jointly by the FAO, IUCN and UNEP.
EISIL (Electronic Information System for International Law)
Collection of primary international resources, authoritative Web sites and helpful research guides to international law on the Internet. An open database of authenticated international materials. From the American Society of International Law (ASIL).
FLARE Index to Treaties
Historical and current multilateral treaties, including all treaties available on the web concluded by the Organization of American States (OAS),
all International Labour Organization conventions, the entire European Treaty Series of the Council of Europe, and every multilateral treaty printed in the Australian Treaty Series. From the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), University of London.
Foreign Law Guide
Information about and links to sources of foreign law. A guide to official sources and official versions, to full texts of legislation and English translations of codes.
Global Legal Information Catalog (GLIC)
Includes publications which reprint the laws and regulations of multiple jurisdictions on a particular legal topic. Provides additional information about resources beyond that provided in the Library's online catalog. Searchable by jurisdiction, title, subject and keyword. From the Law Library of Congress.
"GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research. Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law,GlobaLex is committed to the dissemination of high-level international, foreign, and comparative law research tools in order to accommodate the needs of an increasingly global educational and practicing legal world."
A comprehensive collection of searchable full-text PDF (or text) images of major law journal articles, including back issues. Check online table of contents for coverage of specific journal titles; new titles are added regularly. Also includes searchable pre-1981 issues of the Federal Register. New volumes are added regularly.
ICC Legal Tools
International Criminal Court (ICC) Legal Tools serve as an electronic library on international criminal law and justice. They include over 40,000 documents in several databases (the "Legal Tools Database"), together with four legal research and reference tools: the Case Matrix, the Elements Commentary, the Proceedings Commentary and the Means of Proof Document.
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Covers selected journals and essay collections worldwide, many non-English language. Provides coverage from 1985. In hard copy, this index provides coverage from 1960. From the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).
International Protection of Human Rights
This site is made available through the Bora Laskin Law Library at the University of Toronto and is an excellent and current source for user guides and bibliographies on human rights issues.
JustCite is a legal citator for a fully cross reference index to authoritative UK and European legal information.
Justis is a comprehensive full text online database of EU, UK and Irish case law and legislation. The database covers primary case law dating back to 1163 and legislation back to 1235.
Latin American newsletters from 1967 to the present.
Official Documents of the United Nations
ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. The system does not contain press releases (posted at http://www.un.org/News/Press/full.htm
), UN sales publications , the United Nations Treaty Series
or information brochures issued by the Department of Public Information.
Oxford Reports on International Law
Includes decisions on public international law from international law courts, domestic courts, and ad hoc tribunals. Full text selected cases in their original languages and translations of selected non-English judgments to English.
Researching International Law
A slide presentation prepared by John Heywood, for his Seminar on International Courts, on how to research international law in our library.
U.N. Treaty Collection
Includes the UN Treaty Series (UNTS), Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General, Texts of Recently Deposited Multilateral Treaties, Photographs of Signature Ceremonies, Titles in the UN Official Languages.
U.S. Department of State Treaty Affairs
Treaty resources from the State Department, including the current Treaties in Force, Treaties Pending, Multilateral Treaties for Which the U.S. is Depository, TIAS, and more.
A database of Spanish legislation and full content of all official journals, as well as national and EU documents, in full text and annotated.
Women's Human Rights Resources Programme
This site is made available through the Bora Laskin Law Library at the University of Toronto and is an excellent and current resource on issues relating to women’s human rights laws, with an emphasis on Canadian law.
This is a comprehensive world trade law website. Anyone can do a full-text search of all GATT/WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports, arbitration awards, and decisions. They also have freely available lists of and basic information on those items, as well as subject-matter pages on anti-dumping, ATC, safeguards, SPS, subsides/countervailing duties, trade in services, and TRIPS. It you are on the WCL network, you also have access to their WTO Dispute Settlement Commentaries (these are summaries and critical analyses of all new WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports within 1-3 weeks after they are circulated to the WTO Members), complete with an index of legal provisions/terms and a full-text search capability, as well as Dispute Settlement Commentaries for selected WTO arbitrations and for NAFTA Chapter 20 Panel reports.
Worldwide Tax Laws on RIA Worldwide Taxes
RIA Worldwide Tax Law covers major laws for many countries, including income and corporate tax law, VAT, corporation law, trust law, commercial codes, environmental law, money laundering and other regulations affecting financial transactions, labor law, and bankruptcy.
If you are off-campus, our proxy server will ask you to login in with your Eaglenet userid and password (the ones you use on my.american.edu) when you click on the links above marked with an A or a W. More information on the proxy server is available.