[ + ]Customary international humanitarian law (IHL
Customary international humanitarian law (IHL
Customary international humanitarian law (IHL) is important in today's armed conflicts because it fills gaps left by treaty law in both international and non-international conflicts and so strengthens the protection offered to victims. Mandated by the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1995. This study identified 161 rules of customary IHL and compiled relevant national and international practice.
[ + ]Library of Congress Foreign and International Law Guides
Library of Congress Foreign and International Law Guides
For country specific research, the Law Library of Congress has prepared individual guides for a selection of countries. Each country’s guide include an introduction to the legal system, official sources of law, print resources, and web resources Additionally, there are guides for the Customary Laws of Africa, India, and New Zealand (Maori).
[ + ]Researching Public International Law (Columbia University Law Library)
Researching Public International Law (Columbia University Law Library)
Public international law is the law of the political systems of nation-states. It is a distinct and self-contained system of law, independent of national systems with which it interacts. This site provides primary and secondary materials to various international treaties, documents, and case law.