American Society of International Law


American Society of International Law

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization, based in Washington, D.C.. It was founded in 1906, and was chartered by the United States Congress in 1950. Its mission is to foster the study of international law, and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice.

ASIL holds Category II Consultative Status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council [cite web|url=http://esa.un.org/coordination/ngo/new/index.asp?page=viewOrg&nr=591|title=Consultative Status with ECOSOC|publisher=United Nations Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs] , and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies [cite web|url=http://www.acls.org/societies/societies.aspx?sid=77895C50-C9A2-DB11-A735-000C2903E717|title=Learned Societies|publisher=American Council of Learned Societies] . It currently has 4,000 members from nearly 100 nations, including attorneys, academics, corporate counsel, judges, representatives of governments and non-governmental organizations, international civil servants, students and others interested in international law [cite web|url=http://www.asil.org/aboutasil/index.html|title=ASIL Overview] .

Among the Society's publications are The American Journal of International Law, International Legal Materials, International Legal Theory and ASIL Proceedings.

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External links

* [http://www.asil.org/ American Society of International Law]


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