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Welcome to Oxford Public International Law

Oxford Public International Law (OPIL) is a comprehensive, single location providing integrated access across our international law services, bringing you one step closer to the perfect research solution.

Our ground-breaking online resources work to speed up research and provide easy access to authoritative content, essential for anyone working in international law.

Human Rights Collection

Human Rights Day honours the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December, 1948.

Themed around the thirty articles of the UDHR, our free collection of book chapters, journal articles, and Max Planck Encyclopedia entries expand upon these key principles of human rights law, from the right to life, to the freedom of opinion and expression.

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February 13, 2020

ORIL: Call for Reporters

We are looking for reporters to help update and maintain coverage of European Court of Human Rights decisions in the Oxford Reports on International Law: International Human Rights module.

February 13, 2020

ORIL Update

16 new and updated cases have been added to ORIL.

February 4, 2020

MPEiPro Update

7 new articles are now available on MPEiPro.

January 27, 2020

ORIL Update

5 new cases have been added to ORIL.