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Welcome to the official page of the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP).  This student-run online publication is devoted to commentary on contemporary issues in international and comparative law.  If you are a scholar, practitioner, or student with a connection to New York University, and you wish to contribute to the blog, please contact

Founded in 1968 with the aid of a Ford Foundation Grant, the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics features articles on international legal topics by leading scholars and practitioners, as well as notes, case comments, and book annotations written by Journal members. JILP readers include students, scholars, practitioners, and policymakers in more than sixty countries around the world.  Visit the JILP Online Forum or the brand new JILP Blog for the latest discussion.

JILP publishes four issues per year on diverse topics in both public and private international law. Recent issues have included articles on international human rights law, privatization in Eastern Europe and Latin America, international aspects of intellectual property law, the future of nationalism, and asset securitization in Japan. The Journal attracts some of the leading scholars and practitioners in their fields. Recent contributors include: Sandra Day O’Connor, Mohammed Bedjaoui, Stephen M. Schwebel, Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Robert Hudec, Shimon Peres, Kofi Annan, and three Justices from the Constitutional Court of South Africa: Arthur Chaskalson, Richard Goldstone, and Albie Sachs.

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Journal of International Law and Politics
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New York, New York 10012

Tel: (646) 389-4047
Fax: (212) 995-4032

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