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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2014     Views: 59

Decisions of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) can be found in several places:

  1. They are available at the International Court of Justice's website. Click on the black "Cases" link on the left hand side, and then choose between advisory proceedings or contentious cases.

  2. They are also available on Hein Online in official PDF format in the United Nations Law Collection here.

  3. ICJ decisions are part of the Oxford Reports on International Law database in the International Courts of General Jurisdiction module here.

  4. They are also included in International Law Reports which is searchable in Justis. Note: From the main search page, click on the "Cases" tab. On the next page, click on the "Data Sources" button on the right hand side of the screen. Expand "All Cases" in order to select just International Law Reports.

  5. They are available in Westlaw in the INT-ICJ database, and in Lexis in the ALLICJ file.

  6. They are also available in print. The bibliographic record for the print source in JACOB is here.

For more information about the International Court of Justice see our research guides An Introduction to International Legal Research and A Guide to United Nations Research found here.

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