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International Law: Sources of Law

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Current Awareness

The following websites will help you stay current on world events and academic discussions involving foreign & international legal topics.  Browse these sources to discover and explore topics that interest you:

  • International Law Prof Blog: blog with posts written by law professors who teach international law 
  • Comparative Law Prof Blog: blog with posts written by law professors who teach comparative law
  • Jurist: legal news source led by a law professor from the U. Pittsburg; includes international legal news
  • Foreign Affairs: magazine/forum for discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs.
  • Opinio Juris: blog for academic debate about international law and international relations
  • Just Security: both a blog and a news source about international human rights and U.S. national security
  • IntLawGrrls: blog authored by women who teach and work in international law, policy, and practice
  • Lawfare: blog about the national security, primarily, but many posts discuss the laws of war in an international setting
  • Volkerrechtsblog: blog about various international law topics
  • Rights as Usual: blog about human rights and business
  • Human Rights Now: Amnesty International's blog on human rights news and work
  • Human Rights Watch: NGO website that provides news service re: human rights 
  • Blogs associated with international journals.  For example:


  • Set up alerts about international law developments in Lexis's Law Reviews and Journals and Westlaw's International Law Reviews & Journals.
  • Set up a RSS Feed on international law terns to learn about new books on articles received by the Peace Palace Library.
  • Follow public international law news at Oxford Public International Law.