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California International Law Journal

The California International Law Journal is the official publication of the International Law Section. Learn More

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The California International Law Journal features in-depth treatment of important practice topics and forms of agreements used in international practice. To begin receiving your copy, simply join the section.

Vol. 28, No. 1, Summer 2020

Vol. 27, No. 2, Winter 2019
Vol. 27, No. 1, Summer 2019
Vol. 26, No. 1, Winter 2018
Vol. 25, No. 1, Fall 2017

Vol. 24, No. 2, Winter 2016
Vol. 24, No. 1, Summer 2016

Vol. 23, No. 2, Winter 2015
Vol. 23, No. 1, Summer 2015
Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 2014

For older publications, please email the web staff to receive a copy of your request.

ILS News

The ILS NEWS  is sent quarterly to ILS members via email. It is designed to keep members up to date about international legal developments in transnational commercial and public law, as well as Section activities.

Members and non-members alike are encouraged to submit articles (150-500 words), ideas, comments, notices, current developments and new publication announcements to

Opinions expressed in the ILS NEWS are those of the authors and are not necessarily those of the California Lawyers Association or of the International Law and Immigration Section.

Guidelines for Submission to ILS Publications Committee

We produce several publications throughout the year for the benefit of our members. These publications are designed to keep members up to date about international legal developments in transnational commercial and public law, immigration matters and ILS activities.

The ILS encourages members and non-members alike to submit articles for inclusion in its publications. Articles submitted for publication will be considered by the ILS Publications Committee to assess whether they conform to the publications guidelines (below), as well as whether they are a good fit for a particular issue. Acceptance of an article will depend on the above factors, as well as timeliness, editorial schedule, etc. Please send all submissions to

Guidelines for such submissions are described below:

Topic/Tone: Articles should be on topics of interest to a sizable number of international and immigration law practitioners. Acceptable types of articles include updates on current developments, practitioner guides to a particular subject, practice tips and reasoned presentation and analysis of current issues.

Length: Articles should not exceed 1500 words.

Citations: Hyperlinks are preferred where possible; otherwise, endnotes in Bluebook format are acceptable. We encourage citations to be kept to a minimum.

Format: Please submit articles in Word.

Author Bio: Please provide one or two sentences summarizing the author’s professional background and CLA affiliation together with a photo. You may also include a disclaimer that the views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Immigration Updates

Immigration Update is a monthly online publication with summaries of important issues surrounding immigration matters sent via email.

Lexology Feeds

ILS Members have access to Lexology feeds daily. It is a source of international legal updates, analysis and insights authored by national and international law firms. If you have previously unsubscribed and would like to resubscribe, please update your preferences here.

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