The Corfu Channel Case
MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2010
6 Pages Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Date Written: August 30, 2010
This entry analyses the Corfu Channel Case, the first case before the International Court of Justice, concerning dammage to British navy ships due to mines in Albanian waters.
Keywords: International Court of Justice, compensation, Albania, innocent passage, responsibility for an internationally wrongful act by omission, mines, international straits, evidence before international courts and tribunals, sovereignty
JEL Classification: K33
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