This research guide accompanies and illustrates a Fall 2011 presentation to the International Trade, WTO, and Environmental Law Seminar at the USF School of Law. For help and advice beyond this guide, see the following.
A very basic research strategy for papers dealing with the intersection of international trade law and international environmental law might look like this:
Start with books for:
Continue with articles for:
Retrieve primary sources such as treaties and dispute documents. If these documents raise more questions for you, do new book or article searches to try to resolve those questions.
If you're writing an article for publication, you'll need to to a preemption check to make sure that your article is sufficiently original. For advice, start with this guide: