Virginia Journal of International Law

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Virginia Journal of International Law  
Discipline International Law
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
The Virginia Journal of International Law Association (United States)
Frequency Triannually
Standard abbreviations
Va. J. Int'l L.
Va. J. Int. Law
ISSN 0042-6571
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The Virginia Journal of International Law is a law review that was established in 1959 at the University of Virginia School of Law. It is among the world's most influential international law journals,[1] and its pieces have been cited by the Supreme Court of the United States,[2] multiple U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals,[3] and the International Court of Justice.[4]


The scope of the journal covers issues such as international commercial and trade law, international litigation and arbitration, international organizations, international humanitarian and human rights law, and comparative law. It contains a mix of full-length articles, comments, essays, and book reviews, as well as notes, recent developments, and book notes.


  1. ^ [1] Archived 2006-03-07 at the Wayback Machine See, Washington & Lee University School of Law; Law Journals: Submissions and Ranking, 2005 - 2012
  2. ^ See, e.g., Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692, 713 (2004); Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36, 43 (2004).
  3. ^ See, e.g., United States v. Lomeli, 596 F.3d 496 (8th Cir. 2010); Slavchev v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Inc., 559 F.3d 251 (4th Cir. 2009); Sarei v. Rio Tinto, PLC, 487 F.3d 1193 (9th Cir. 2009); McBee v. Delica Co., 417 F.3d 107 (1st Cir. 2005); Karaha Bodas Co. v. Perusahaan Pertambangan Minyak Dan Gas Bumi Negara, 364 F.3d 274 (5th Cir. 2004); United States v. Yousef, 327 F.3d 56 (2d Cir. 2003); Price v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, 294 F.3d 82 (D.C. Cir. 2002); Saarstahl AG v. United States, 78 F.3d 1539 (Fed. Cir. 1996).
  4. ^ See, e.g., Oil Platforms (Iran v. U.S.), 2003 I.C.J. 161 (Nov. 6); Arrest Warrant of 11 April 2000, 2002 I.C.J. 3 (Feb. 14); Sovereignty over Pulau Ligitan and Pulau Spiadan, 2001 I.C.J. 575 (Oct. 23); Application of Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 1996 I.C.J. 595 (July 11).

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