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

Databases for International Law Sources

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.

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