Database : LLMC Digital
LLMC Digital is a database containing full-text legal publications, mostly on Anglo-American Law as well as foreign jurisdictions from selected countries. It includes books, journals, law reports, legislation and government publications. These legal materials , dating from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, cover a wide range of legal topics such as: British Empire studies, canon law, military law, comparative law, Roman law and legal philosophy. Materials from the United States Federal Government, States and Territories are also included. These are: US Supreme Court Reports, the US Code (1925-1990s) , Official Edition (1790-1996), First series of West’s regional Reporters (1880s-1925).
In addition, this database provides materials from selected countries including the United Kingdom, the English Reports (1378-1865) and individual series of nominate reports, UK official publications about other countries (these will be listed under the names of the respective countries), India, Pakistan, Iraq, Japan, Palestine, South-Africa.
Lastly, this database also contains monographs and titles covering legislation, Treaties and case law.Read more
On March 8th, the Peace Palace Library and Eleven International Publishing hosted a book launch to celebrate Eleven’s most recent publication titled International Criminal Law Investigations: Law and Practice. The first copy of the book was presented to the honourable Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court who delivered the keynote speech. The book launch was follwed by a panel discussion.Read more
I have been frequenting the Peace Palace Library since last September and yet I still find myself straining my neck to look up at the structure of the Peace Palace every time. The building reminds me of the significance of everything that I am learning about and puts me in the proper mindset to conduct research. On certain days, such as the day of writing, I have been lucky enough to cross paths with giants in the field who are either coming out of hearings at the Court or are embarking on their own research at the Library.Read more
On December 22, the Peace Palace Library, the International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP) and the Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute organized a commemorative meeting to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Felix Stone Moscheles. Moscheles was a 19th century peace activist and painter. He was one of the best-known pacifists of his time, a familiar face in the International Peace Movement and a close friend of Bertha von Suttner, the first female recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He participated in the Hague Peace Conferences and was a staunch supporter of international arbitration. This blog will briefly discuss his life and will mainly focus on his peace activities.Read more
Welcome to Den Haag, an international city where peace and democracy are cardinal virtues! Sunday morning and I was right there: at the entrance, just waiting for the course on the fundamentals of European Union Law. In spite of being pervaded by both enthusiasm and anxiety, the iconic Peace Palace building and its glorious garden engaged me with anticipation of the things to come. I glimpsed a path that would lead me to an intellectual journey shrouded by a serene atmosphere.Read more
Since the first time I entered the Peace Palace Library I feel grateful for having the opportunity of engaging in research for my master thesis in such an inspiring environment. The enormous and invaluable collection of the library is a fascinating territory to be explored for students keen on international law, with great passion for books, as I am.Read more
The Peace Palace Library always strives to improve the quality of its collection and services. In order to do this as quickly and appropriately as possible, it is important to know which points will benefit from any improvements. For this reason, we kindly request your participation in this survey. We would greatly appreciate you taking a few minutes of your time by filling in this survey . Please use the ‘Other…’ option to express your specific wishes if you have any! Thanks in advance for your support and cooperation.
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From 21 to 24 September, The Hague will be completely swept away by the Just Peace Festival. Througout the city, a wealth of activities will take place to celebrate the U.N.-declared International Day of Peace. During the Festival, you can choose to take part in a number of activities such as running events, debates, concerts, tours and (photo) exhibitions. On Sunday September 24, the Peace Palace Library, alongside many other international institutions, will hold an Open Door Event to allow the public to catch a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes of our organization. In the process, you will meet four historical figures who have provided an important contribution to the Library and international law. Our activities are suited for both young and old. To participate, we kindly request you to register in advance.Read more
Interview: A Historical Look at Latin-American Contributions in the Early Years of the Hague AcademyNews and events - August 30, 2017
This Summer we had the pleasure of meeting mr. Walter Arevalo from Bogotá, Colombia. Walter attended The Hague Academy in 2016 and came back this summer to conduct research for his PhD thesis at the Peace Palace Library. We learned that the Academy not only made a lasting impression on Walter, but it also inspired him to publish an academic article on the early history of the Academy. Together with Professor Ricardo Abello, he decided to research the contributions of Latin America to international law through the lens of the Summer Courses in the early years of the Hague Academy. Few scholars have written about the history of the Academy, in particular former students, so we had to take the opportunity to interview Mr. Arevalo and Professor Abello about their interesting findings.Read more
We’re nearing the end of August which means the Private Law Course has ended and the busy days in the Peace Palace are officially over. Fortunately, we heard from four students who have looked back at their time at the Academy and decided to share with us their thoughs on what turns out to have been a valuable experience. Here is what they have to say.Read more