Third Parties in International Adjudication
Cesare Romano, Karen Alter and Yuval Shany (eds), Oxford University Press Handbook of International Adjudication (OUP, 2014)
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Research Paper No. 08-12
22 Pages Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last revised: 25 May 2017
Date Written: December 23, 2012
This chapter examines third party participation in contentious cases in international courts and tribunals. Section II discusses third party participation serving a personal interest in the outcome of the case or in the law that emerges from the case. Section III examines a discrete category of interveners, namely victims of human rights violations and international crimes in international criminal or other proceedings. Section IV concerns third party participation in pursuit of a public interest, commonly referred to as amicus curiae participation.
Keywords: third parties, international courts and tribunals, intervention, amicus curiae, victims
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