Fifty Years of the International Court of Justice: Essays in Honour of Sir Robert Jennings by Vaughan LoweFifty Years of the International Court of Justice: Essays in Honour of Sir Robert Jennings by Vaughan Lowe

Fifty Years of the International Court of Justice: Essays in Honour of Sir Robert Jennings

EditorVaughan Lowe, Malgosia Fitzmaurice

Paperback | December 3, 2007

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This multi-author text offers a critical review of the work of the International Court of Justice, and its relations with the political organs of the United Nations, during the past fifty years. Its purpose is to draw together the reflections of the most eminent international judges, practitioners and academics in the field of public international law, on the way that the Court has handled the matters put before it. No other text has such a distinguished team of specialist contributors, or the comprehensive coverage of this volume.
Title:Fifty Years of the International Court of Justice: Essays in Honour of Sir Robert JenningsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:684 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.38 inPublished:December 3, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:052104880X

ISBN - 13:9780521048804

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Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; List of abbreviations; Sir Robert Yewdall Jennings Vaughan Lowe; List of publications by Sir Robert Jennings; Table of cases; Part I. The International Court of Justice: 1. The International Court as a world court Georges Abi-Saab; 2. The International Court and the voice of justice Philip Allott; 3. The London Committee and the statute of the International Court of Justice Geoffrey Marston; Part II. The Sources and Evidences of International Law: 4. The International Court of Justice and the sources of international law Maurice Mendelson; 5. Municipal law reasoning in international law M. Shahabuddeen; 6. Estoppel and acquiescence Sir Ian Sinclair; 7. L'Equité dans la jurisprudence de la Cour Internationale de Justice Prosper Weil; 8. The International Court of Justice and the law of treaties E. W. Vierdag; 9. International 'soft law': a contemporary assessment Francesco Francioni; Part III. Substance of International Law: 10. The Court's role in relation to international organisations D. W. Bowett; 11. Cases of the International Court of Justice relating to employment in international organisations C. F. Amerasinghe; 12. Jurisdiction and immunities Hazel Fox; 13. Adjudication as a mode of acquisition of territory? Harry Post; 14. Equitable maritime boundary delimitation Barbara Kwiatkowska; 15. Environmental protection and the International Court of Justice Malgosia Fitzmaurice; 16. The contribution of the International Court of Justice to air law Sami Shubber; 17. The treatment of human rights and of aliens in the International Court of Justice Stephen M. Schwebel; 18. The International Court of Justice and the right of peoples to self-determination Antonio Cassese; 19. The International Court of Justice and the peaceful settlement of disputes J. G. Collier; 20. The International Court of Justice and the use of force Christopher Greenwood; Part IV. Procedural Aspects of the Work of the International Court of Justice: 21. Procedural law and the International Court of Justice H. W. A. Thirlway; 22. The President of the International Court of Justice Shabtai Rosenne; 23. Nationality of claims: some relevant concepts Sir Arthur Watts; 24. The plea of domestic jurisdiction before the International Court of Justice: substance or procedure? Gaetano Arangio-Ruiz; 25. 'Partial' judgements and the inherent jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice E. Lauterpacht; 26. Intervention before the International Court of Justice (the late) J. M. Ruda; 27. The use of Chambers of the International Court of Justice Eduardo Valencia-Ospina; 28. The use of experts by the International Court of Justice Gillian White; 29. Provisional measures Shigeru Oda; 30. Remedies in the International Court of Justice Ian Brownlie; 31. A comment on the current health of Advisory Opinions Rosalyn Higgins; Part V. The International Court of Justice and the United Nations: 32. The General Assembly, the International Court and self-determination James Crawford; 33. The International Court of Justice and the Security Council Krzysztof Skubiszewski; Index.

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"As a comprehensive, scholarly reflection on the International Court of Justice, Fifty Years of the International Court of Justice excels." Dana M. Caudle, Journal of Government Information