The Contentious Jurisdiction of the Permanent Court

THE LEGACY OF THE PERMANT COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE, Fitzmaurice, Tams, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013

29 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2012

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Christian J. Tams

University of Glasgow, School of Law

Date Written: June 17, 2012

Abstract

The paper analyses the PCIJ's system of contentious jurisdiction. It argues that while the PCIJ was dissolved 65 years ago, it laid the foundations of a jursdictional system based on consent that still applies today.

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

Suggested Citation

Tams, Christian J., The Contentious Jurisdiction of the Permanent Court (June 17, 2012). THE LEGACY OF THE PERMANT COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE, Fitzmaurice, Tams, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2085435 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2085435

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