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Links for researching international law. Includes links to international governments, laws, and courts; sites for treaties research; statistics; translators; dictionaries; and maps.
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Governments

Index of Foreign Governments
This site provides links to the official websites of national governments. Information on nations not on this list can be found on the "Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation List of Members" link.

Embassy World
EmbassyWorld is designed to provide a comprehensive list of contact resourcesfor all of the world's diplomatic offices.

 

Laws / Constitutions

Laws of Other Nations
This site provides an alphabetical list of 200 countries with four access points for each country.

International Constitutional Law
International Constitutional Law (ICL) provides English translations of and other textual material related to constitutional documents. It cross-references those documents for quick comparison of constitutional provisions.

Constitution Finder
Consititution Finder is offered as a public service, without charge, by members of the University of Richmond School of Law community. Users work from an alphabetical checklist list of countries.

 

International Courts

International Courts and Tribunals
Metasite: The World Legal Information Institute site with links to international courts and tribunals.

Constitutional Courts
Metasite: Links to constitutions, constitutional courts, and high courts around the world.

European Union Court of Auditors
The institution that carries out the audit of EU finances. As external auditor, it contributes to improving EU financial management and acts as the independent guardian of the financial interests of the citizens of the Union. 

European Union Court of Justice
The court is "an autonomous judicial institution whose purpose is the application and interpretation of the American Convention on Human Rights." It constitutes the judicial authority of the European Union and, in cooperation with the courts and tribunals of the Member States, it ensures the uniform application and interpretation of European Union law.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights
The court is "an autonomous judicial institution whose purpose is the application and interpretation of the American Convention on Human Rights."

International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. The Court's role is to settle legal disputes submitted to it by the States and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nation agencies.

--- ICJ: World Court Digest
The World Court Digest represents a systematic arrangement of the views on questions of international law which are expressed in the judgments, advisory opinions and orders of the International Court of Justice and in the separate opinions of individual judges.

International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC) 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 ICC is an independent international organization and is not part of the United Nations system.

Permanent Court of Arbitration
The PCA is an intergovernmental organization providing a variety of dispute resolution services to the international community.

U.S. Court of International Trade
The United States Court of International Trade has nationwide jurisdiction over civil actions arising out of the customs and international trade laws of the United States.

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