American Society of International Law

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At American Society of International Law Women's Interest Group panel discussion on 31 August 2014, (l to r) Christine Edwards, Elizabeth Anderson, Pamela Fierst, Sandra L. Hodgkinson, and Marcia Wiss discuss international law and careers.

The American Society of International Law (ASIL), founded in 1906,[1] was chartered by the United States Congress in 1950 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,[2] and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies.[3] ASIL is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Among the Society's publications are The American Journal of International Law (published four times a year), International Legal Materials (published every other month since 1962),[4] Benchbook on International Law, and Proceedings of the ASIL Annual Meeting.

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  1. ^ Kirgis,Frederic. "The American Society of International Law's First Century 1906-2006" p.6-11. Martinus Nijoff Publishers, Boston. 2006
  2. ^ "Consultative Status with ECOSOC". United Nations Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs. Archived from the original on 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2008-03-08.
  3. ^ "Learned Societies". American Council of Learned Societies.
  4. ^ "Primary Publications | ASIL".

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