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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.