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e.g. 1989 AC 177; newspaper NOT times;
"fair and reasonable"; 2004 child*
(valid reference formats)


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Sample Pages

  • International Trade and Customs Law (Riggle & Craven, Chicago, IL)
  • International Trade and Customs Law (Wasserman, Schneider & Babb, New York)
  • International Law Section (California Bar Association - includes links to other international law sites of interest to practitioners)
  • California Council for International Trade (CCIT)
  • Federal Register (via University of California's GPO Gate, a WWW interface to GPO Access, links to document databases of the U.S. Government Publications Office; for early information on proposed agency rules and regulations, full texts, notices of hearings, deadlines for comments, etc., daily)
  • Helms-Burton Law (Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 (H.R. 927; S. 381)(enacted March 12, 1996, P.L. 104-114, 110 Stat. 785, 22 U.S.C. Sect. 6021 et. seq.)); available as a Public Law from THOMAS: U.S. Legislative Information on the Internet
  • D'Amato Amendment (Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 (H.R. 3107;S.1228 related)(enacted August 5, 1996, P.L. 104-172, 110 Stat. 1541, 50 U.S.C. Sect. 1701 note, reprinted in 35 ILM 1273 (Sept. 1996)))
  • National Foreign Trade Council v. Natsios (United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, No. 98-2304, June 22, 1999)(The state of Massachusetts law restricting the ability of state to purchase goods or services from individuals or companies that engage in business in Myanmar ("Burma Law") held an unconstitutional interference with the foreign relations power of the Executive Branch and with the authority of Congress to regulate foreign commerce, and violative of the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution as preempted by federal sanctions against Myanmar)
  • Lex Mercatoria: International Trade/Commercial Law Monitor (Norway) (seeking World Trade Organization panel report? - perhaps start directly at
  • Lyo's Law Lists (client is female refugee seeking asylum in the U.S. as fears gender-based persecution if return to her country; listserv best starting point for getting information and documents (ASYLUM-L, IMMPROF, FEMJUR, etc.)? - no, suggest start with web site, if not print resources first - INS, UNHCR, etc.)
  • Adobe Acrobat (free Reader available for downloading to read documents served as PDF files at international law sites)
  • BabelFish (Altavista Search Engine's page for translating texts to English; see also Google, InterTran (tm), and REGARDE; caveat - be careful when using these translations, especially for legal materials - among other things, dictionaries might not include legal terms)
  • Eurodicautom (a polyglot dictionary provided by the EU Translation Service; includes Law terms for multiple European languages)


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