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Archivo de Etiquetas: Judge

The ICJ and Evolutionary Treaty Interpretation

The ICJ and Evolutionary Treaty Interpretation On Monday, the ICJ delivered its judgment in the Costa Rica v. Nicaragua case, concerning navigational and related rights on the river San Juan (Registry summary; judgment). The case itself is not terribly important in the grand scheme of things, but upon reading the …

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The Security Council and Human Rights: What is the role of Art. 103 of the Charter?

The Security Council and Human Rights: What is the role of Art. 103 of the Charter? At last week’s ASIL meeting there was a panel on whether the United Nations Security Council is bound by human rights law. The panelists (Vera Gowlland-Debbas, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Linos-Alexander …

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ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Bashir, but Rejects the Genocide Charge

ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Bashir, but Rejects the Genocide Charge (Updated) Today the International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for Omar al Bashir, the serving President of Sudan, for crimes against humanity and war crimes in Darfur. (The decision is now available here). The news were expected after …

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Updates on the Activity of the International Court of Justice (January-February 2009)

Updates on the Activity of the International Court of Justice (January-February 2009) Elections at the ICJ. On 6 February 2009 Judge Hisashi Owada (Japan) was elected President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) by his peers and Judge Peter Tomka (Slovakia) was elected Vice-President, each for a term of …

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Recent Developments at the International Court of Justice

Recent Developments at the International Court of Justice Speedy Despatch of Business at the Court? In addition to new judges taking up office, and the election of the President and the Vice President (which Marko points out in his post), the Court has also elected a Chamber of Summary Procedure …

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Judge Owada Elected as New ICJ President

Judge Owada Elected as New ICJ President Last week, the judges of the International Court of Justice elected Judge Hisashi Owada as the Court’s new President, and Judge Peter Tomka as its new Vice-President, each for a term of three years. The ICJ press release is here. Three new judges …

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ICTY Trial Chamber Suspends Seselj Trial

ICTY Trial Chamber Suspends Seselj Trial The most poorly run trial ever before the ICTY – the high profile proceedings against the ultra-nationalist Serbian leader Vojislav Seselj – has entered into what I can only call its metastasis. AP reports that today the Trial Chamber, by 2 votes to 1 …

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Election of judges to the International Court of Justice

Election of judges to the International Court of Justice Last week, the General Assembly and the Security Council elected five new members of the International Court of Justice (see press release). The elected judges are: Judge Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh (Jordan) and Ronny Abraham (France) who were both re-elected. Messrs. Antônio …

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Annual report of the ICJ and ICC

Annual report of the ICJ and ICC On October 30, the President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Rosalyn Higgins, and the President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Philippe Kirsch, addressed the United Nations General Assembly and presented the annual report for their respective courts. Judge Higgins was …

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Hearings in the Georgia v. Russia Case Fixed for 8-10 September

Hearings in the Georgia v. Russia Case Fixed for 8-10 September Acting in accordance with the powers conferred upon her by Article 74, paragraph 4, of the Rules of Court, Judge Rosalyn Higgins, President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, addressed …

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