Date Chartered: 5/31/1976


The Section on International Law promotes the communication of ideas, interests and activities among members of the section and makes recommendations on matters concerning international law.


New Scholars Award

The Section of International Law is pleased to present the inaugural New Scholars Award. The New Scholar Award recognizes excellence in scholarship by newer faculty members at AALS member and affiliate schools. The award is presented for an article in the area of international law, broadly defined, that was published between September 1, 2022 – August 31, 2023. The winner of the award must be a full-time faculty member (including untenured faculty, VAPs, clinical faculty, and long-term contract faculty) with less than 7 years of teaching and scholarship experience.


YearAward NameRecipientLaw School
2024New Scholars AwardMelissa StewartUniversity of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law