How to Find International Legal Information: Arbitration

Statutory and case law, treaties and conventions, dispute resolution, and more

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution: Intergovernmental

International Court of Justice 
The judicial organ of the United Nations. Includes text of judgments and opinions. Library also has print Recueil des arrêts, avis consultatifs et ordonnances  LSF JX1971.6 .H3r from 1946-current. Request volume through the library catalog link.

Permanent Court of International Justice 
The judicial organ of the League of Nations. Collection of judgments and opinions, arranged by series. 

United Nations Reports of International Arbitral Awards (R.I.A.A.) / Recueil des sentences arbitrales. Sawyer JX1991 .H25 
Volumes include table of cases and subject index. 

Digest of the decisions of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. SAWYER JX1971 .S26 
Organized by topic, with texts in German, French and English. 

The Hague Court Reports (First and Second Series) SAWYER JX1971 .H3 
Awards and documents of each case submitted before the first Permanent Court of Arbitration and Commission of Inquiry, under the provisions of the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907 for the "pacific settlement of international disputes".

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution: Trade

World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement WTO's gateway site for links to documents relating to trade disputes among WTO members. WTO documents are searchable

North American Free Trade Secretariat (NAFTA) 
Select "dispute settlement" for links to decisions, awards and related documents. 

Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) 
Select "dispute settlement" for provisions regarding dispute resolutions. 

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) 
"A legal body with universal membership specializing in commercial law reform worldwide for over 40 years. UNCITRAL's business is the modernization and harmonization of rules on international business."

International Reporters

Citations often reference International Legal Materials I.L.M. 
Library has 1962-2010 at LSF JX68 .I5 (request through FRANCIS link); recent issues are online.