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Bodies belonging to United Nations: General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice (ICJ), Secretariat. The International Court of Justice (ICJ), established in 1946, is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. Its

State may consent to the exercise of foreign jurisdiction; there is, in this respect, no practical difference between consenting to local or international jurisdiction, as in both scenarios States waive their immunities to jurisdiction. 7 On 3 February 2012, the International Court of Justice (ICJ

In: International Human Rights Law Review
Author: Ivan Ingravallo

1. Foreword. Historical Overview of Kosovo Events On 22 July 2010 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) gave its advisory opinion on the accordance with international law of the declaration of independence from Serbia adopted by Kosovo authorities on 17 February 2008. 1 The advisory

In: International Community Law Review
Author: Constantinou

-Herzegovina's Claim to the Right of Self-Defence before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) - Some Tentative Comments AVRA CONSTANTINOU * Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Claim before the International Court of Justice On 22 March 1993 the Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina made an Application to the International Court of

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Authors: Jae Woon Lee and Xiongfeng Li

legality of ADIZ under international law. After an analysis of the role and the limitations of the International Civil Aviation Organization ( ICAO ) on the issues of ADIZ , it will explore the possibility of ICAO ’s request for an advisory opinion by the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ) on ADIZ

In: The Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law
Author: Robin Churchill

International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Nicaragua/Colombia case. The judgment in the Bangladesh/Myanmar case is notable, first, for maintaining what appears now to be the settled procedure used by international courts and tribunals to delimit a single maritime boundary; and, second, for being the first

In: The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
Author: Michelle Burgis

Abstract Why have Arab states chosen to solidify their boundaries through International Court of Justice (ICJ) adjudication? What patterns of discourse emerge in reading the pleadings and what can we conclude more broadly about international law’s legitimacy in this ‘post’ colonial era? Th e following

In: International Community Law Review
Author: Graham Melling

1 Introduction In the 2010 Kosovo Advisory Opinion, the International Court of Justice ( icj ) was faced with a question to which it considered international law gave no answer. 1 The Court was requested by the General Assembly to provide an answer to the question: “Is the unilateral

In: Nordic Journal of International Law

International Court of Justice ( ICJ ) established a single maritime boundary, but declined to consider a claim of Nicaragua for an extended part of the continental shelf, an issue to which it returned in 2016 in the Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond

In: The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
Author: Sienho Yee
Centered on progressiveness, these essays rigorously address some philosophical, conceptual and structural issues relating to the international legal system, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the international criminal tribunals. These include: the concept of the international law of co-progressiveness, opinio juris and customary international law, the rule of law, the interpretation of the ICJ Statute, law and expedience at the ICJ, the relationship between the International Criminal Court and the Security Council, the definition of crimes against humanity, guilty plea fairness, defenses to international crimes, constitutions of international organizations, September 11 and international law, international experiment in national constitution-making, discretionary function and foreign sovereign immunities, and the concept of human rights in Asia. This book is valuable to critical thinkers and scholars in international law and relations, policy-makers and international judges, practitioners and NGO advocates.
This collection includes fourteen essays both new and previously published in fine journals such as European JIL (Oxford), ICLQ (Oxford), German YIL, Max Planck YUNL, Columbia LR, Leiden JIL (Cambridge) and Chinese JIL.