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Monmouth College Hewes Library

International Law

Books in Hewes Library

Laws of Nations

International Courts and Laws

Note that the United States does not recognize the authority of many of these tribunals or participate in their activities.  The effect of International Law on the courts and laws of the United States is extemely complicated and beyond the scope of this guide.  For a quick explanation of how international treaties become law in the United states-see this explanation from the American Society of International Law.

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