The Corfu Channel Case

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, RĂ¼diger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2010

6 Pages Posted: 31 Aug 2011

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Michael Waibel

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law; Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; University of Cambridge - Jesus College

Date Written: August 30, 2010

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Waibel, Michael, The Corfu Channel Case (August 30, 2010). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, RĂ¼diger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1919599

Michael Waibel (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Lauterpacht Centre for International Law ( email )

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Cambridge, CB3 9BL
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University of Cambridge - Jesus College ( email )

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