Research Resources for Jessup Competition Team: Selective List
Prepared by Irene Berkey, Foreign and International Law Librarian.
For questions about this guide, contact ForeignandInternationalLawLibrarian
Jessup Web Site:
Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition International Law Students Association (ILSA), especially the Team Research Resources page.
Schjatvet, Cecilie Elisabeth. ILSA Guide to International Law Moot Court Competition, by Cecilie Elisabeth Schjatvet and Zakit Mafez. (International Law Institute, 2003).
Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (Hein, 1991-)
HeinOnline , see "Philip C. Jessup Library," which includes full text of the above, as well as ILSA journals.
Introduction to international law research:
Hoffman, Marci B. International Legal Research in a Nutshell, by Marci B. Hoffman and Robert C. Berring (2008).
Borgen, Christopher J., "Introduction: Of Maps, Stories and Tapestries: Researching International and Domestic Law in the Age of Globalization," in Guide to International Legal Research, The George Washington University Law School International Law Review (2010) pages 1 – 33.
Introduction to public international law (substantive):
Buergenthal, Thomas. Public International Law in a Nutshell, by Thomas Buergenthal and Sean D. Murphy (4th ed., 2007).
Murphy, Sean D. Principles of International Law (2006) (Concise Hornbook Series)
Selected treatises on public international law:
Aust, Anthony. Handbook of International Law (2nd ed., 2010)
Aust, Anthony. Modern Treaty Law and Practice (2nd ed., 2007)
Brierly, J. L. The Law of Nations: An Introduction to the International Law of Peace (6th ed., 1963, ed. by Sir Humphrey Waldock)
Cassese, Antonio. International Law (2nd ed., 2005)
Brownlie, Ian. Principles of Public International Law (7th ed., 2008)
Gardiner, Richard K. Treaty Interpretation (2008)
Oppenheim, L. Oppenheim's International Law (9th ed., 1992, ed. by Robert Jennings and Arthur Watts)
Schachter, Oscar. International Law in Theory and Practice (1991)
Shaw, Malcolm N. International Law (6th ed., 2008)
Starke, J. G. Starke's International Law (11th ed., 1994 / I.A. Shearer)
Verzijl, J.H.W. International Law in Historical Perspective (1968-1998)
Malanczuk, Peter. Akehurst's Modern Introduction to International Law (7th rev. ed., 1997) (8th ed. On order)
Encyclopedias and encyclopedic dictionaries:
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (online edition)
Encyclopedia of Public International Law.
Osma'nczyk, Edmund Jan. Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements, edited and revised by Anthony Mango (3rd ed., 2003)
Parry & Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3rd ed., 2009)
Finding journal articles:
Library's web page on Finding Articles and Papers on International law and Finding Articles and Papers on Foreign and Comparative Law
Recueil des Cours/Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law may be searched via the library of the Peace Palace. Hard copy is shelved at I,PER K 18 .E445
International Court of Justice
International Court of Justice (ICJ) Resources: A Checklist. Pritzker Legal Research Center.
Sources for treaty texts:
EISIL (Electronic Information System for International Law). American Society of International Law.
United Nations Treaty Series (UNTS) in print format: Int 82 U58
HeinOnline United Nations Law Collection Allows searching by U.N.T.S. citation.
Guide to electronic resources:
ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law. American Society of International Law.