This guide will serve as an introduction or beginning set of resources for those legal researchers who are searching in the field of international law. It will focus on finding treaties and other international agreements. It provides sources, print and electronic, that are available in the University of New Hampshire Law Library and through its licensed electronic subscriptions. It is a work in progress and will be edited irregularly. Pages for international criminal law and international IP are being developed.
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When researching international law issues, Article 38 of the International Court of Justice Statute lists the sources of international law in order of their weight as authority:
The first three sources are primary sources while judicial decisions and teachings of the most highly qualified publications are treated as secondary sources.