HeinOnline’s Foreign and International Law Resources Database fills the void in online access to important international law research documents. Presented in five parts, this collection enables researchers to easily search across multiple international law titles simultaneously. Like most other HeinOnline content, the Foreign and International Law Resources Database contains documents from inception in an image-based (PDF) and fully searchable format.
Browse all available titles using the convenient letter index, or choose a subcollection to start your research:
- Part I: International Yearbooks and Periodicals contains nearly 50 titles exclusive to this collection, all of which go back in inception. Notable titles include Human Rights, the Helsinki Accords, and the United States: Selected Executive and Congressional Documents, Labour Law Documents, and many more.
- Part II: U.S. Law Digests contains historical digests that pertain to international law and the United States’ practice in international law, as well as the Digest of United States Practice in International Law from inception to current.
- Part III contains publications of international tribunals and judicial decisions, including Hague Permanent Court of International Justice (Series A-F).
- Part IV includes other titles significant to international law research, like American Series of Foreign Penal Codes and Country Reports on Terrorism.
- Part V: Court of Justice of the European Communities contains case law from the most important court in Western Europe. The Court of Justice has decision making power in all matters involving the European Union and its jurisdiction extends to all countries that are members of the EU.
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