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Public International Law: Home

This guide covers researching public international law, which governs relationships between national governments and between national governments and intergovernmental organizations.

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Researching public international law can require using a wide variety of sources.  This guide provides useful starting points and access to selected Legal Research Center resources and internet websites. 

If you require any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me,, 215-571-4726, or a reference librarian, or 215-571-4771.

Acknowledgement: Thank you to Charlotte Gill, Research Librarian, SMU (Singapore Management University), for allowing me to use her Public International Law Library Guide as a template.

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