Publishers of Legal Books, Treatises, and Professional Resources
01 March 05 Inside Justice ® Renee Dopplick Tags: Professional, Background Last updated: 20 March 09
- American Society of International Law Publications
Offering an online catalog, electronic books, print publications, and ASIL books. Discounts available for ASIL members.
- Annual Reviews, a nonprofit publisher
Publisher of the "Annual Review of Law and Social Science." View abstracts of upcoming articles online.
- Ashgate Publishing Co.
Publishes specialty titles on human rights law, environmental law, criminal law and criminology, comparative law and international law.
- British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Established in 1895, BIICL seeks to advance the understanding of international and comparative law; to promote the rule of law in international affairs; and to promote their application through research, publications and events. It publishes books, the International and Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ), the Bulletin of International Legal Developments (BILD), and the Common Market Law Review.
- Bureau International de l'Edition Francaise
Publisher of articles, reports, surveys, and books in French.
- Cambridge University Press
One of the older publishing firms. Cambridge offers more than 1,000 titles on all aspects of U.S., foreign, and international law. Ebooks and textbooks are also available.
- Cavendish Publishing Limited Allows you to browse by subject, title, and type of resource (ebook, journal, textbook). Cavendish also provides online reference resources, such as encyclopedias and "Who's Who."
- Hart Publishing Ltd.
Offering books and journals on all aspects of law. Hart publishes specialized series on human rights law, European law, and comparative law. Updates for its books are published online.
- Martinus Nijhoff Publishers / BRILL. One of the older publishers, Brill offers books, journals, reference works, and CDs. Offers email alerts on forthcoming titles, special offers, and journal table of contents/abstracts.
- Oxford University Press
It is a department of the University of Oxford. You can find books, reference materials, journals, and more. Its "Oxford Reports on International Law" covers international case law and is available online through a subscription.
- Oceana Publications
Offers updated legal information, including constitutions, treaties, law advisories, and expert commentary. Some content is available online for free.
- The Lawbook Exchange, LTD
This company specializes in all aspects of law and legal history. If you are having trouble locating an out-of-print book, the Lawbook Exchange might be able to help you find a copy. See the website for current titles and special offers.
- Thomson International
Providing resources for academics, policymakers, students, litigators, and librarians.
- United Nations Publications
Allows you to browse by titles, subject, and agency. Offers print, ebooks, periodicals, reports, and statistical products.
- William S. Hein and Co.
Prides itself as "legal publisher, reprinter, subscription agent, and secondhand book dealer." Its subscription service, HeinOnline, offers access to more than 75 million pages of law and law-related research material.
- Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Offers journals and looseleaf publications.
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This article is the extended address by Josť E. Alvarez, the Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law at New York University School of Law, at the University of Minnesota Law School's conference on "International Economic Law in a Time of Change." Alvarez relects upon and rebuts a collection of papers on supra-nationalism presented at the conference. He argues that states, as sovereign entities, are making a comeback. The full-text is available online for free.
Whither Justice? Uganda and Five Years of the International Criminal Court Michael Drexler argues that the International Criminal Court is pursuing an inappropriate engagement strategy in Uganda by ignoring the impacts of criminal prosecution and investigation on the prospects for peace to the country's decades-long conflict. It is published by the peer-reviewed Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law (IJHRL) and is available online for free.