Christian J. Tams

University of Glasgow, School of Law

Professor of International Law

Stair Building

5 - 8 The Square

Glasgow, Scotland G12 8QQ

United Kingdom

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/law/staff/christiantams/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Barcelona Traction at 40: The ICJ as an Agent of Legal Development

Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 23, pp. 781-800, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
Christian J. Tams and Antonios Tzanakopoulos
University of Glasgow, School of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 841 (18,213)

Abstract:

International Court of Justice, Barcelona Traction, dispute settlement, diplomatic protection, nationality of claims, obligations erga omnes, development of international law, lawmaking, obiter dicta

2.

Waiver, Acquiescence and Extinctive Prescription

Crawford et al.: Manuel de la Responsabilité Internationale, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 623 (23,270)

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3.

Erga Omnes, Jus Cogens, and their Impact on the Law of Responsibility

THE INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Evans, Koutrakos, eds., Hart, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Christian J. Tams and Alessandra Asteriti
University of Glasgow, School of Law and University of Glasgow - School of Law
Downloads 611 (24,953)

Abstract:

jus cogens, erga omnes, responsibility, state responsibility, European Union law, public interest litigation, international community,

4.

League of Nations

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 468 (38,834)
Citation 1

Abstract:

League of Nations, international organizations, history of international law, covenant, Treaty of Versailles, collective security, functionalism

5.

Transparency and Representation of the Public Interest in Investment Treaty Arbitration

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW AND COMPARATIVE PUBLIC LAW, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Alessandra Asteriti and Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow - School of Law and University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 445 (37,982)

Abstract:

International Law, International Investment Law, Amicus Curiae, Transparency, ICSID, Comparative Public Law, Global Administrative Law, Public Interest Claims, Class Action, Confidentiality

6.

The Sources of International Investment Law

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW: THE SOURCES OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, Gazzini, De Brabandere, eds., Brill, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 386 (40,247)

Abstract:

investment law, international investment law, sources, BITs, Art. 38 ICJ Statute, judicial law-making, customary international law

7.

The Genocide Case Before the International Court of Justice

Sicherheit + Frieden, pp. 71-77, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams and Martin Mennecke
University of Glasgow, School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 385 (54,792)

Abstract:

International Court of Justice, ICJ, genocide, Genocide Convention, Bosnia, Srebrenica, duty to prevent

8.

Is There a Need for an ICSID Appellate Structure?

THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF INVESTMENT DISPUTES: TAKING STOCK AFTER 40 YEARS, Hofmann, Tams, eds., Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 377 (50,984)
Citation 1

Abstract:

ICSID, investment protection, dispute settlement, international courts and tribunals, international law

9.

An Appealing Option? The Debate About an ICSID Appellate Structure

Essays in Transnational Economic Law Working Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 328 (55,960)
Citation 2

Abstract:

investment law, ICSID, appellate jurisdiction, consistency, annulment, International Convention for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, WTO appellate system, precedent, stare decisis,

The World Court's Role in the International Law-Making Process

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Mar 2014
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 291 (81,042)

Abstract:

international law, law making, international courts, world court, PCIJ, ICJ, judicial law-making, precedent,

The World Court's Role in the International Law-Making Process

Delbrück, et al, eds., Aus Kiel in die Welt: Kiel's Contribution to International Law. Essays in Honour of the 100th Anniversary of the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law, 2013,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 24 (417,963)

Abstract:

world court, ICJ, PCIJ, law-making, judge-made law, precedent, State responsibility

11.

Domestic Courts as Agents of Development of International Law

Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 26, pp. 531-540, 2013, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 46/2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2013
Antonios Tzanakopoulos and Christian J. Tams
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 301 (65,215)

Abstract:

sources of international law, development of the law, domestic courts, national courts, international lawmaking

12.

The Continued Relevance of Compromissory Clauses as a Source of ICJ Jurisdiction

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 291 (63,150)

Abstract:

International Court of Justice, ICJ, dispute settlement, jurisdiction, Article 36 of the ICJ Statute, compromissory clause, Genocide Convention, Permanent Court of International Justice, adjudication,

13.

Procedural Aspects of Investor-State Dispute Settlement: The Emergence of a European Approach?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2014
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 267 (57,153)

Abstract:

investment law, investment arbitration, settlement of international disputes, arbitration, courts and tribunals, investment protection, EU law

14.

The Use of Force Against Terrorists

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 263 (85,107)

Abstract:

terrorism, international terrorism, use of force, terrorists, self-defence, 9/11, non-State actors, attribution, International Court of Justice, Nicaragua, Israeli Wall

15.

The Necessity and Proportionality of Anti-Terrorist Self-Defence

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Aug 2010
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 230 (84,770)

Abstract:

use of force, self-defence, necessity, proportionality, war on terror, terrorism

16.

Use of Force

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL POSITIVISM IN A POSTMODERN WORLD, pp. 498-520, Jean d'Aspremont and Jörg Kammerhofer, eds, Cambridge University Press, 2014,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Christian J. Tams and Antonios Tzanakopoulos
University of Glasgow, School of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 229 (88,935)

Abstract:

jus ad bellum, use of force, UN Charter, humanitarian intervention, self-defence, positivism, method in international law, Security Council, General Assembly, United Nations, terrorism

17.

Unity and Diversity in the Law of State Responsibility

UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN INTERNATIONAL LAW: pp. 435-458, Zimmerman, Hofmann, eds., Berlin 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 201 (107,103)

Abstract:

state responsibility, fragmentation of international law, International Law Commission

18.

Self-Defence against Terrorist Attacks - Considerations in the Light of the ICJ's Israeli Wall Opinion

WELTINNENRECHT, LIBER AMICORUM JOST DELBRUCK, Dicke et al, eds., with Th. Bruha, pp. 85-100, Berlin, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 189 (112,561)

Abstract:

self-defence, self-defence against non-State actors, use of force, terrorism, International Court of Justice, Israeli Wall opinion, Nicaragua case, UN Charter

19.

Recognizing Guarantees and Assurances of Non-Repetition: LaGrand and the Law of State Responsibility

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 159 (86,138)

Abstract:

International Court of Justice, state responsibility, consequences of wrongful acts, LaGrand, remedies, guarantess and assurances of non-repetition

20.

The World Court and the Development of the Modern Law of State Responsibility

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 137 (145,616)

Abstract:

state responisbility, world court, icj, pcij, international courts, judge-made law, judicial law-making, ILC

21.

LaGrand Case (Germany v. United States of America)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 130 (155,562)

Abstract:

International Court of Justice, consular law, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, LaGrand, interim measures, provisional measures, ICJ Statute, death penalty

22.

Swimming with the Tide, or Seeking to Stem It? Recent ICJ Rulings on the Law of Self-Defence

Revue Québécoise de Droit International, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 275-290, 2005,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 124 (166,686)

Abstract:

self-defence, self-defence against non-State actors, use of force, terrorism, International Court of Justice, Israeli Wall opinion, Congo-Uganda case, UN Charter

23.

All’s Well that Ends Well? Comments on the ILC’s Articles on State Responsibilty

62 Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, pp. 759-808, 2002,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 124 (161,117)

Abstract:

state responsibility, International Law Commission, international crimes, obligations erga omnes, codification

24.

The Right to Consular Assistance Under International Law: The LaGrand Case Before the International Court of Justice

GYIL, Vol. 42, pp. 192-241, 1999
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Martin Mennecke and Christian J. Tams
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 123 (152,100)

Abstract:

Consular Law, Consular Assistance, LaGrand case, International Court of Justice, Provisional Measures

25.

Current Developments: Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice (Case Note: Fisheries Jurisdiction (Spain v. Canada) Judgment of 4 December 1998)

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 123 (153,829)

Abstract:

International Court of Justice, law of fisheries, optional clause, reservations, interpretation of unilateral acts

26.

Consular Assistance: Rights, Remedies, and Responsibility Comments on the ICJ's Judgment in the LaGrand Case

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 13, pp. 1257-1259, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 114 (162,023)
Citation 1

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27.

Interim Orders by the European Court of Human Rights – Comments on Mamatkulov and Abdurasulovic v. Turkey

Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht 63 (2003), 681-692,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 110 (178,033)

Abstract:

European Court of Human Rights, provisional measures, interim orders, expulsion of aliens

28.

Humanitarian Uses of Force

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Mar 2011
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 97 (200,926)

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29.

The Contentious Jurisdiction of the Permanent Court

THE LEGACY OF THE PERMANT COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE, Fitzmaurice, Tams, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 81 (222,743)

Abstract:

international courts and tribunals, PCIJ, permanent court of international justice, jurisdiction, consent, ICJ

30.

Enforcement

MAKING TREATIES WORK - HUMAN RIGHTS, ENVIRONMENT AND ARMS CONTROL, Ulfstein et al., pp. 391-409 Cambridge, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 79 (237,461)

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31.

Preferential Trade and Investment Agreements - The New Frontier of Investment Law?

Hofmann / Schill / Tams (eds), Preferential Trade and Investment Agreements. From Recalibration to Reintegration? (Nomos 2013)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 73 (185,933)

Abstract:

investment law, international economic law, international economic governance, regionalism, law-making, international treaties

32.

The Abuse of Executive Powers: What Remedies?

COUNTERTERRORISM: DEMOCRACY'S CHALLENGE, Bianchi & Keller, Oxford, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 70 (252,315)

Abstract:

counter-terrorism, Guantanamo, right to remedy, human rights, state immunity, compensation for human rights abuses

33.

A Sprig of Parsley That Leaves a Bitter Taste - Comments on the Spanish-Moroccan Dispute about Perejil/Leila

German Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 45, pp. 268-290, 2002
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 60 (270,848)

Abstract:

territory, dispute, title to territory, colonial enclaves, prescription, conquest, occupation

34.

Do Serious Breaches Give Rise to Any Specific Obligations of the Responsible State?

E. Journal of International Law, Vol. 13, pp. 1161-1180, 2002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 59 (268,687)

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35.

The Light Treatment of a Complex Problem: The Law of Self-Defence in the Israeli Wall Case

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 16, pp. 963-978, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Jun 2009
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 52 (301,868)
Citation 1

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36.

Well Protected Enemies of Mankind

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 61, pp. 246-249, 2002
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 52 (294,194)

Abstract:

jus cogens, state immunity, European Convention on Human Rights

37.

Applying Principles of Shared Responsibility: Countermeasures Against Multiple Responsible Actors

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 50 (262,329)

Abstract:

responsibility, countermeasures, reprisals, sanctions, Monetary Gold, state responsibility, shared responsibility, responsibility of international organisations

38.

Re-Introducing Walther Schücking

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Mar 2011
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 33 (359,697)

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39.

Walther Schücking - A German Internationalist Lawyer

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jun 2012
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 23 (400,823)

Abstract:

PCIJ, international law, history of international law, peace movement, Hague Academy

40.

World Peace Through International Adjudication?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 0 (166,686)

Abstract:

international courts, world court, peace through law, Papacy, dispute settlement, compulsory jurisdiction

41.

Regulating Treaty Breaches

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 0 (176,899)

Abstract:

law of treaties, treaty breaches, countermeasures, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, material breach

42.

State Succession to Investment Treaties: Mapping the Issues

ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
Downloads 0 (96,129)

Abstract:

State succession, investment treaties, investment arbitration, ICSID