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Nuclear Weapons: Legal Resources
updated 11/27/17

International Law
Selected Resources on Nuclear Weapons under International Law including:

  • an overview of international law in relation to U.S. domestic law, and
  • a discussion on the implementation of Article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and the legal basis for disarmament.

Information on Key Treaties Relating to Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons including:

The International Court of Justice
Information on the International Court of Justice Advisory Opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons (July 8, 1996).

U.S. Domestic Law
Relevant U.S. Military Law related to International Law including:

U.S. Policy
Current U.S. Nuclear Policies and Doctrines as Related to International Law including a discussion on:

Los Alamos Study Group • 2901 Summit Place NE • Albuquerque, NM 87106 • 505-265-1200

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