1 Introduction The present column covers procedural developments at the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ) for the period spanning from 1 April 2017 to 31 January 2019. This was a busy period for the Court as regards procedural matters. The Court issued a judgment on preliminary objections in
Fernando Lusa Bordin
In April 2016, the International Court of Justice held a colloquium to commemorate the 70th anniversary of its establishment. One of the principal themes of this event was the potential adoption of improvements to the procedures and working practices of the Court. 1 For this purpose, a Counsel
Its Future Role After Fifty Years
Edited by Muller, David Raic and J.M. Thuránszky
1 Introduction The International Court of Justice ( icj ) has normative force and authority attached to its decisions, and is thus an important player in furthering international justice. Through its judicial reasoning, it may contribute to the development of international law and to the
Practice and Procedure
Juan José Quintana
Edited by Hanqin Xue
This special course intends to introduce some general concepts that underlie international adjudication and the basic rules and principles governing the competence and jurisdiction of the Court. Notwithstanding its prominence, the Court does not have a general and unconditional competence in dispute resolution. Its jurisdiction is based on the consent of the States, both in general terms as well as in each specific case, which reflects the attributes of the State system. Jurisdiction is a substantive matter. The Court’s decision on the question of jurisdiction is no less important than on the merits.
Lori Fisler Damrosch
Winner of the 1988 American Society of International Law Certificate of Merit
This major study of the International Court of Justice was the first comprehensive analysis of the issues confronting governments in reexamining the scope of their consent to the Court’s jurisdiction. Topics include the suitability of various kinds of disputes for resolution by the Court; problems of non-appearance, non-participation, and non-performance; provisional measures; and more.
Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.
The book is based on a series of courses given by the author as Belle van Zuylen Professor in the Humanities at the University of Utrecht in 1986--1987. Nicaragua's intervention in the `Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute' case between El Salvador and Honduras before a Chamber of the International Court led to a complete reexamination of the whole work, and to this current publication.
© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/187197407X210256 International Community Law Review 9 (2007) 157–180 I NTERNATIONAL C OMMUNITY L AW R EVIEW Th e International Court of Justice and Peoples Timo Koivurova Research Professor, Director of the Northern Institute for Environmental