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Acknowledging that the globalization of the world economy has become a reality, the section held its organizational meeting in January 1996. The mission statement of this section is 'to enhance understanding of public and private international law principals that undergrid the world economy-including international trade and transactions, international law and treaties, and immigration and nationality law-to educate the membership by conducting programs and to build a state and global network of international legal professionals, thereby improving the delivery of legal services to our clients.' The initial annual dues in the bylaws are $30.

"Casemaker" is a link to the Casemaker online legal research library and information on how to use this valuable free member service, which provides access to state and federal materials including the Alabama Code, opinions of the Alabama Supreme Court and Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals, the Alabama Rules of Court, the Alabama Administrative Code and regulations, the U.S. Code, U.S. Supreme Court opinions, selected opinions of the federal circuit and district courts, the federal court rules, the Code of Federal Regulation and similar materials from all 50 states.

"Governance" contains the section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws when available.

"Leadership" contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.

"Join the Section" contains an online application form for joining this section.

Council Meeting Dates

Section Council Meeting Dates

Discussion Forums


"Newsletters" contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.

Related Links

2012 ABA ILS Seminar Series April 2nd Invite (pdf)

For further information, contact Sections at (334) 269-1515 or Mary Frances Garner.