Canadian International Lawyer

Canadian International Lawyer is a renowned journal enjoying worldwide circulation in the field of international law. It serves as a practical resource on a range of topics of interest to practitioners of international law.

Published once or twice a year by the CBA International Law Section, Canadian International Lawyer is available free to section members in a searchable online format

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The latest publication of the CIL is Volume 13, Number 1. This edition contains the following: 

  • Un changement en prépare-t-il un autre? : Les développements du droit international des droits de la personne en lien avec les changements climatiques et ses impacts éventuels sur les litiges fondés sur la Charte canadienne des droits et liberté au Canada by Anne Levesque (p. 3)
  • Assessing China’s Belt & Road Initiative for Canada: Understanding Key PRC Principles and Issues come First by David F. Day (p.34)
  • The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: Contract Drafting and Litigation Considerations for Canadians by Michael Shortt (p. 70)
  • La lex mercatoria est-elle une lex specialis en droit international des investissements? By Ali Kairouani (p. 123)


  • Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is Constitutional by Amir Attaran (p. 155)
  • Governing North of the Wall: Challenging the Extraterritorial Effects of Canada’s Air Passenger Protection Regulations by Greg Landry (p. 169)

From a legal point of view

  • Has Donald Trump committed crimes under international law? by Joseph Rikhof (p. 188)