Library Subject Guides

Law: International Law

International Law

“The orthodox definition of public international law is that it is a body of rules and principles governing the legal relations of states and other international legal persons, such as international organisations.”

Natalie Baird “Researching public international law” in Mary-Rose Russell (ed) Legal Research in New Zealand (LexisNexis, Wellington, 2016) 187 at 188.​

Guides to International Law Research

International Law Encyclopedia

Journal Articles

Journal literature for international law can be found by using the legal journal indexes available here:

Some specific international law titles are provided below:


If you cannot find what you need, please contact the Law Subject Librarians – Theresa Buller and John Arnold.

You can: