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Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) has set new standards for currency and coverage of public international case law, reporting on international courts, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals. Case reports contain the full text of each decision, headnote, as well as analytical commentary and English translations of a number of key non-English decisions. With reports on over 5,500 cases, ORIL is now rightly regarded as a must-have resource for the international law researcher.

The case law within ORIL is divided into seven modules, which are available separately or in any combination of the seven:

*Module provided free of charge with any subscription to Oxford Reports on International Law

Case reports within ORIL are enhanced with high-quality commentary and analysis. Collected and edited by a team of experts from institutions across the world, including Monash University, University of Pretoria and the University of Amsterdam, this invaluable addition to the case report provides:

  • Headnote
  • Summary of case facts and judicial holdings
  • Full-text of the opinion of the court
  • Analytical commentary
  • List of cases and instruments cited

Why Oxford Reports on International Law?

ORIL helps you save time by:

  • Adding expert analytical commentary to case reports
  • Translating key non-English decisions
  • Cross-searching with the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law and Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law
  • Filtering search results with a sophisticated subject taxonomy to return the information you need
  • Saving links to often used cases and commonly used searches within a personalization area, to quickly access in future sessions
  • Providing the content how you need it; on-screen, printer friendly view, or download to PDF for research on-the-go

ORIL supports librarians by providing:

  • Excellent customer support
  • COUNTER-compliant statistics
  • MARC21 records available, free of charge
  • OpenURL compliance, connecting citations straight into the library’s catalogue
  • A clear Legal Notice and Privacy Policy, to refer to for issues such as printing and download limits
  • RSS feeds delivering the latest news straight to your desktop

Obtaining access to Oxford Reports on International Law

Subscriptions and 30-day free-trials are available to institutions for all of our resources. If you are an academic, professional or a student, you can recommend the service to your Librarian.