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International Law


International Law: How It Shapes Your Life

Workshop, January 20, 2011




American Journal of International Law.


Antarctic Treaty (1959).


Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago)


Convention on Technical Uniformity (1886). “Provides for uniform construction and maintenance of rolling stock and loading of railway wagons among member states.” Full text not available online.


LexisNexis Academic database. Select the blue “International Legal” link from the LexisNexis database home page.


Foreign and International Law. J. W. Long Law Library, Willamette Univeristy College of Law.


Geneva Convention on the High Seas (1958).


GlobaLex. An electronic legal publication dedicated to international, foreign, and comparative law research.


Guide to Law Online: International: Law Library of Congress (Library of Congress).


International Air Services Transit Agreement (1944)


International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974.,-1974.aspx and


International Court of Justice (ICJ). “The Court’s role is to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies.


International Criminal Court (ICC). “The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.” The United States signed, but did not ratify, the Rome Statute, but has formally withdrawn its signature.  See:     

International Health Regulations (2005) of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO).


International Double Taxation Agreements. Many multinational and bilateral agreements exist; too numerous to cite. A list can be viewed at Double Taxation Treaties 


International Law: 100 Ways It Shapes Our Lives. 2006. American Society of International Law.


Niagara River, Water Diversion Treaty, signed February 27, 1950.


Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (1991).


UNESCO World Heritage Convention, signed November, 1972. Available in eight languages.


UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982).


UN Model Treaty on Extradition (1990).


World Intellectual Property Organization.