The International Lawyer


As the official triannual publication of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, The International Lawyer provides cutting-edge legal research and analysis of international law with a focus on trade, licensing, direct investment, finance, taxation, litigation, and dispute resolution.

The ABA first published The International Lawyer in 1966, and SMU Law has been the proud home of this prestigious journal since 1986. Since its inception, The International Lawyer has grown to become the world's most widely distributed U.S. international law review, enjoying subscriptions of approximately 11,000 readers in more than 90 countries. The International Lawyer is published three times a year and focuses on emerging issues in international law and business.

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The International Lawyer is published jointly by the American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice in cooperation with the SMU Dedman School of Law. Members of the International Law Section can access an electronic copy of The International Lawyer free as a benefit of membership. To access the journal's most recent issues, join the ABA's Section of International Law and Practice today.