International law

vLex provides access to a wide range of international law which is then linked directly to local and national primary and secondary material all on one platform. Coverage includes the International Law Reports, the Human Rights Collection and the Aspinall’s Maritime Cases.

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  • International Law Reports
  • Aspinall’s Maritime Cases
  • Global News Collection
  • vLex International Supplement

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International Law Reports

Discover the only publication which is entirely devoted to the regular and systematic reporting of decisions of international courts, arbitrators and judgments of national courts, in English, dating back to 1919. This collection contains thousands of cases from a vast variety of courts and countries, including cases from the International Court of Justice, Arbitration Tribunals, United Nations Human Rights Committee, and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

vLex International Supplement

A complementary collection of international case law, news, books, and journals, containing over 400,000 cases, legislative provisions, legal documents, and articles. This collection combines important international cases from over 20 courts, including judgments from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), International Criminal Court, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, World Trade Organization, International Court of Justice, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, International Labour Organization, United Nations Resolutions, United Nations Treaty Series, and many more.

Aspinall’s Maritime Cases

The Aspinall’s Maritime Cases contains thousands of international maritime cases from across the United Kingdom, the United States and Ireland. This collection dates back to 1844 and provides coverage until 1940.

vLex Global News

Access an up-to-date and extensive collection of global news, alongside legal commentary from top law firms, through vLex. Containing over 20 million articles from over 300 sources, this collection notably includes articles from 70 of the world’s most prestigious and authoritative sources, including The Atlantic, The Christian Science Monitor, National Journal, Quartz, NewsBank, and many more.

vLex European Union

This European Union collection offers comprehensive coverage of case law and legislation, dating back to the EU’s inception, from the first commercial database provider to partner with the European Commission. Additionally, this collection contains international agreements, dockets, the Official Journal C series, treaties, preparatory acts and working documents, as well as books, journals, and news.

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