Foreign & International Blog

February 21, 2013
Recent employment of drones for the purpose of targeted killings has generated much debate regarding the legality and morality of the practice.  While some lawmakers believe...
February 5, 2013
The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on the 6th of February 1840 between representatives of the British Crown and Māori chiefs, and signifies New Zealand becoming part of the...
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January 4, 2013
International humanitarian law (IHL) is a set of rules established to limit the effects of armed conflict on people, culture and property at times of armed conflict.  It...
Signing of the Treaty of Versailles, 1919, Oil on canvas by John Christen Johansen
November 27, 2012
The Travaux Préparatoires are official documents recording the negotiations, drafting, and discussions during the process of creating a treaty.  These documents may be...
November 12, 2012
The Law Library provides access to two electronic resources useful for conducting general international, foreign and comparative legal research. Kluwer’s International...
November 2, 2012
                 Yale faculty and students can subscribe to the monthly newsletter of the Peace Palace Library, undoubtedly the premier international law library in the world...
November 1, 2012
Over the past few weeks we have received dozens of requests for finding treaties. Here are a few examples of knowing the name of a treaty, but having difficulty finding...

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