International and Comparative Law

The University of Chicago Law School has a broad commitment to the study and practice of International Law. Listed below are some of the avenues through which this commitment is expressed.

International and Comparative Law Courses

The Law School offers an expansive and well-rounded curriculum with over 170 elective courses, including more than 30 electives in international and comparative law.

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International and Comparative Law Faculty

The Law School is committed to recruiting the best teachers and scholars and we have several faculty members whose teaching and scholarship interests include international and comparative law. 

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Chicago Journal of International Law

CJIL is a student-edited forum for discussion and analysis of international law and policy issues. CJIL is committed to publishing timely and concise scholarly work written by academics, judges, practitioners, policymakers, and students. The journal is published twice yearly, in the fall and spring.

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International Law Society

International Law Society (ILS) is an organization for students interested in the many facets of public and private international law. ILS has a strong speakers program, bringing in a variety of specialists, including academics, attorneys, and government officials.

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International Human Rights Law Society

The International Human Rights Law Society is a student organization dedicated to learning about and practicing international human rights law. They invite professors, practicioners, and advocates to speak about a variety of human rights issues on campus.

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Library Resources

A set of resources on international law assembled by our library staff.

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