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International law courts, cases & commentary: Home

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying public international law at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out where to find the decisions of international courts, their procecure and commentary and analysis on their work in books and in online resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases.

International Law Courts, Cases, & Commentary

Key online resources requiring Oxford SSO

Reliable sources of decisions of international courts on the free web

Looking for a Reading List title?

When you search SOLO for books on your Oxford Law Faculty Reading List you may find that the location is shown as Law Library Reserve Collection. Books in this collection must be asked for at the Enquiry Desk on Level 2. Please remember to bring your Oxford University Card or your Bodleian Reader's Card when you come to the Desk.
Public internation law books in the Law Reserve have shelf marks beginning KC. 
Note.  The books in the Reserve Collection are available to all categories of readers, not just those on the particular course


Principal collection of international law materials

The current collection is on Level 3, one floor above that at which you enter the law library. It is accessible by both stairs and a lift.
On Level 3 you will also find

International law reports - shelfmarks Internat 100 to Internat 200 or Private Int 100 
International law journals (issues from 2000 to date) - shelfmarks Internat 300 or  Private Int 300
Monograph collection with shelfmarks from Internat 500  to Private Int 510 

There is further guidance on finding commentary on the Books page of this guide.