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International Law: General Sources   Tags: foreign & international law, international law  

This guide lists essential sources for researching general aspects of international law. For specialized topics, such as human rights or international arbitration, see the guide International Law: Specialized Sources.
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

UN Human Rights Council, Commission & Committee Print Page

Human Rights Council U.N. doc. A/HRC/session number/-

Commission on Human Rights U.N. doc. E/CN.4/...

  • Commission on Human Rights
    1946 through 62d/last session, March 27, 2006. Replaced by the Human Rights Council.

    Resolutions of the Commission: Cite to the Report of the Commission on Human Rights to the ECOSOC, which is a supplement to the ECOSOC Official Records. Compact Shelves JX1977 A2118 (unbound in B2 South). Also available in the U.N. ODS.
    Example: U.N. Comm'n on Human Rights, Res. 40 (XXXVII), U.N. ESCOR, Supp. No.5, at 243, U.N. Doc. No. A/1981/25 (1981).

Human Rights Committee U.N. doc. CCPR/- and A/C.3/-


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