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This guide to Sustainable Development and International Law is based on the courses taught at the Sturm College of law

Database Access

Many resources listed in these guides require University of Denver or University of Denver Sturm College of Law IP addresses for access. Other resources, such as Westlaw and Lexis, require individual user accounts and passwords.

There is also access to Environmental Law, Treaties, European Union materals, as well as some Foreign legislation and case law through LexisNexis and Westlaw. Links to these databases do not appear on the individual tabs.


Sustainable Development encompasses a wide variety of topics and issues. The information in this research guide focuses on the content of Sustainable Development courses taught in the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program at the Sturm College of Law. Sustainable Development is taught at the following levels: the International Framework, State issues, and Community issues, as well as in combination with topics such as Trade. This guide is meant to serve as an aid to students in beginning research for these courses, and is not an exhaustive listing of resources.

Foreign Law Introduction

Deciphering a Citation

First you will need to identify your citation...

  • Cardiff's Legal Abbreviations

  • Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations

  • Noble's Revised International Guide to Law Reports

  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 18th edition

    • The correct format for citing treaties is found at Rule 21: International Materials (p. 168) and Table 4 (T.4, page 334).

  • Index to Legal Citations and Abbreviations

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