International Law Section

The ABA International Law 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. 

2022 Madrid Fall Conference

2022 Madrid Fall Conference

September 13 - 15, 2022

The Madrid Fall Conference will bring together ABA International Law Section members and others at Espacio Maldonado. The Conference will discuss shared and differing legal institutions, the future of the profession, groundbreaking issues, hot practice areas, recent developments, and current trends.

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Publications

International Law News: Summer 2022

International Law News, Summer 2022. Featuring: Part 3 of the Data Privacy in the ASEAN Region series; 200 Years Since the World’s First Animal Protection Law; Insights on the Report of the UN Special Rapporteur; and The Impact of Sanctions Against Russia on Legal Representation and Immigration in Canada.

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Year in Review: 2021

International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2021, presents a survey of important legal and political developments in international law that occurred during 2021 amid a continuing global pandemic. The volume consists of articles from over twenty committees of the American Bar Association Section of International Law.

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International Animal Law Committee Newsletter

The Winter/Spring 2022 newsletter features articles on the role animal agriculture plays in fueling the climate crisis, the rights of nature, and the refugee status of nonhuman animals during the Ukrainian crisis.

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Annual Conference in New York City

Save the Date for the Section’s Annual Conference, May 1-5, 2023 in New York City at the Sheraton Times Square.. For the first time ever will include the Section's Law Day Program, and the Leadership Retreat. Stay tuned for more details on registration and booking your room at the Sheraton.

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Founded in 1933, the International Law 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.

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