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TIP: To understand the sources of international law:
Read Art. 38(1) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice.
Then consult one or more of these helpful tools:
Free lectures by noted international law professors & practitioners in the United Nations' Audiovisual Library of International Law
Click topic: International Law > subtopic: Sources of Law
Chapter 2 (The Sources of International Law) in: James Crawford, Brownlie’s Principles of Public International Law (Oxford University Press, 9th ed. 2019). BLS students: This treatise is accessible off campus if one has implemented the proxy server instructions.
In BLS Library's catalog record, click: ACCESS ONLINE VERSION--OXFORD > click: + next to: Main Text > click: + next to: Part I: Preliminary Topics > click + next to: 2. The sources of international law.
In BLS Library's catalog record, click: ACCESS ONLINE VERSION--OXFORD.
TIP: To understand how to structure either a law journal note or a seminar paper, consult the highly useful guide:
Elizabeth Fajans & Mary R. Falk, Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes and Law Review Competition Papers (West Academic, 5th ed. 2017). If desired: this is the West Academic link to purchase this source as an e-book.
Professor Elizabeth Fajans is Brooklyn Law School's writing specialist.
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