American Society for International Law [ASIL] Law and Legal Definition

The American Society for International Law (ASIL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization created to foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice. ASIL holds Category II Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies. ASIL, through its meetings, publications, information services and outreach programs, advances international law scholarship and education for international law professionals as well as for broader policy-making audiences and the public.