International Law Section

The ABA International Law Section (the Section) is the leader in the development of policy in the international arena, the promotion of the rule of law and the education of international law practitioners. The Section focuses on a full range of international legal issues and is involved in a wide variety of substantive legal activities.

COVID-19

Its Impact on International Law and You

Coming Soon: Virtual Annual Meeting

Coming Soon: Virtual Annual Meeting

April 2020

More than 70 incredible programs we had planned for New York will be available for virtual participation.

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Save the Date for Upcoming Section Events in 2020

Our Programs

The Section hosts an Annual Conference in the Spring, rotating between Washington, DC and New York City. The Annual Conference includes three days of programming, various receptions and events and attracts about 1,000 participants from over 50 countries. The Section also hosts several international Standalone and International Forums each year. Standalone programs differ from Seasonal Meetings in that they are 1-2 days in length and host a smaller number of participants.

Join the International Law Section

Our Section’s members are spread across over 100 countries, yet our work is conducted with a sense of close community across boundaries of all kinds. Our members find leadership opportunities and visibility in our more than sixty committees (some focused on specific subject matters, others on a geography or other affinity) and our growing number of active city chapters.

Commmittees

The International Law Section offers members more than 55 substantive committees covering a wide range of international legal topics.

About Us

The ABA International Law Section (the Section) is the leader in the development of policy in the international arena, the promotion of the rule of law and the education of international law practitioners. The Section focuses on a full range of international legal issues and is involved in a wide variety of substantive legal activities.

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