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War Crime Tribunals Guide- Legal Research Strategies and Tips - Tove Klovning

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  1. World Trials Library This collection includes more than 3,200 trials including complete sets of American State Trials, Howell's State Trials, and the Nuremburg Trials. It also includes famous trials from Philadelphia's Jenkins Law Library, Cornell University, and the University of Missouri-Columbia's trials collections. It contains trial transcripts, critical court documents, and trial-related resources such as monographs which analyze and debate the decisions of famous trials, as well as biographies of many of the greatest trial lawyers in history.
  2. The online subscription database Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) reports on international courts, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals. Case reports contain the full text of each decision, headnote, as well as analytical commentary and English translations of a number of key non-English decisions. With reports on over 4,000 cases,ORIL is now rightly regarded as a must-have resource for the international law researcher.

          ORIL  is divided into 5 modules:

          Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts

          Oxford Reports on International Criminal Law

          Oxford Reports on International Human Rights Law,

          Oxford Reports on International Investment Claims

          Oxford Reports on International Courts of General Jurisdiction

  1. Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law is written by over 650 scholars and practitioners from around the world and edited by a team from the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law.  This database is updated quarterly and inclundes Oxford Law Citator. This tools will link to related content available in all new Oxford online legal services.

  1. The  “Global War Crimes Tribunal” collection can be located at  KZ1190.G56 in the WULAW library. Check out the browse by call number feature in the online catalog once you have identified a title or call number that looks interesting.


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  1. HeinOnline contains Law Journal Library, Foreign & International Law Resources Database, U.S. Federal Legislative History and Presidential Libraries, English Reports Library, Legal Classics Library and more.