lunes, enero 30, 2023

Archivo de Etiquetas: The Court

The Kosovo Opinion

The Kosovo Opinion  Christian J. Tams is Professor of International Law at the Univeristy of Glasgow. His publications include Enforcing Obligations Erga Omnes in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005). The International Court of Justice’s Kosovo opinion of 22 July had been much expected. It was one of the not so frequent …

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ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law

ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law The International Court of Justice has held that the declaration of independence by Kosovo is not in violation of international law.  Despite what is likely to be said in the media, this opinion is rather narrow. The Court …

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Press Release 2010/22

Press Release 2010/22NEW Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) – Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) – The Court finds Italy’s counter-claim inadmissible as such and fixes time-limits for the filing of additional written pleadings (100 Kb)Read more …[via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya

Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya At the end of last week, Kenya opened a special court to try suspected pirates operating from Somalia in the Gulf of Aden (see BBC Report here and here) The Court, which is funded by a number of international organizations and States including the UN, the EU, Australia …

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‘Is torture ever justified?’: The European Court of Human Rights decision in Gäfgen v Germany

‘Is torture ever justified?’: The European Court of Human Rights decision in Gäfgen v Germany Natasha Simonsen is a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. Previously, she worked as a consultant for UNICEF and has interned with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Pakistan. Earlier this month, the Grand Chamber …

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Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice 2003-2007

This publication contains summaries of judgments, advisory opinions and orders of a substantive nature issued by the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, from 1 January 2003 to 31 December 2007. It is the continuation of three earlier volumes on the same subject (ST/LEG/SER.F/1 …

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Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) – Judgment of 20 April 2010

Judgment of 20 April 2010 NEW Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) – Judgment of 20 April 2010 (656 Kb)Read more … Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) The Court finds that Uruguay has breached its procedural obligations to co-operate with Argentina and the …

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Dispute Concerning Honduran Government Crisis Heads to the International Court of Justice (UPDATED)

Dispute Concerning Honduran Government Crisis Heads to the International Court of Justice (UPDATED) UPDATE: Since I wrote this piece it has been announced that the rival Honduran leaders have reached agreement to resolve the crisis relating to the Presidency (see BBC report here). It is not clear what impact this …

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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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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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One step forward, two steps backward: The ICJ interprets Mexico’s Request for Interpretation of Avena and other Mexican Nationals

One step forward, two steps backward: The ICJ interprets Mexico’s Request for Interpretation of Avena and other Mexican Nationals On 19 January 2009, the International Court of Justice formally declined to interpret its judgment in the Case of Avena and Certain Other Mexican Nationals (Avena), which dealt, as did its …

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International Criminal Court starts first war crimes trial

International Criminal Court starts first war crimes trial Today the trial of Thomas Lubanga at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will (finally) begin. After much confusion and delay inter alia regarding the issue of disclosure of evidence from the prosecutor to the defence/judges of the court (we reported earlier here, here and …

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