Post Tagged with: "International Court of Justice"

The United Nations and Self-Determination in the Case of East Timor

The United Nations and Self-Determination in the Case of East Timor

In the case of East Timor, one can argue that the UN was definitely not a friend to the people of East Timor even without the right to self-determination in the equation.

The ICJ As An Effective Conflict Prevention Tool in Latin America

The ICJ As An Effective Conflict Prevention Tool in Latin America

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has been successful in Latin American affairs but the sea access case will monitor how countries react to future rulings.

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Review – International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa

Insightful case studies that support the authors’ concept of R2P³ make this book an indispensable read not only for academics, but everyone who deals with R2P.

International Law

International Law

Although questions about international law persist, especially when powerful nations use their political power to ‘bend’ the law, today hardly anyone declares international law as irrelevant.

Peace and Reconciliation in the Balkans: Croatia vs. Serbia

Peace and Reconciliation in the Balkans: Croatia vs. Serbia

Reconciliation is a slow process but when there is political will, changes can occur and victims can eventually get redress through justice, truth and memory.

Review – The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Review – The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Some lack of definition in Alter’s book does not diminish her valiant and highly successful effort to sketch the architecture of the international legal regime.

Review – Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing

Review – Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing

Mojzes’ analysis of Balkan genocides of the 20th Century imparts vital facts on mass violence, but is dented by insufficient knowledge of legal frameworks.

The International Court of Justice and the Peru-Chile Maritime Case

The International Court of Justice and the Peru-Chile Maritime Case

The ICJ’s decision in the Peru-Chile Maritime Case represents another important stone in the mosaic of what is usually referred to as the Law of Maritime Delimitations.

The Maritime Dispute Between Peru and Chile

The Maritime Dispute Between Peru and Chile

On 27 January 2014, the ICJ delivered its judgment in the Peru v. Chile case in which it considered the existence, nature and extent of the disputed maritime boundary.

Where Does Article 38 Stand Today?

Where Does Article 38 Stand Today?

Although Article 38 has helped define international law as a discipline distinct from politics and international relations, it has fallen short of seeing the process through. As dynamic as society is, law needs to be one step ahead to ensure that there is a means to keep actions and omissions in check.

The ICJ and Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence: Anything Resolved?

The ICJ and Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence: Anything Resolved?

I always tell my students, when sitting an exam, that they have to answer the question that has been set rather than one that they feel comfortable with. No analogy is ever perfect, but this one sums up pretty neatly the outcome of the deliberations by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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