What are good sites to do research on Diplomatic Immunity?

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There are, of course, reference articles on this site that deal with the topic. I have listed two as references below. For more information, you can start by consulting the State Department website. The State Department, of course, is responsible for diplomacy and international relations, and therefore deals with cases involving diplomatic immunity. You could also look up the text of the Vienna conventions of the 1960s where the modern principle of diplomatic immunity was codified. These texts should be available on the Avalon Project website from Yale. Another source could be any of the important court cases stemming from US legislation ratifying diplomatic immunity, and the text of these, including dissenting and majority opinions, can be found at FindLaw. There are also a host of news stories about controversial events involving diplomatic immunity, such as the Dominique Strass-Kahn case in the United States. 

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