International Law and the Reform of the International Court of Justice
A Anghie and G Sturgess (eds) 'Legal Visions of the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Judge Christopher Weeramantry' (Kluwer Law, The Hague, 1998) at 579-600.
23 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last revised: 24 Feb 2015
Date Written: 1998
This paper discusses the concept of international law and the position of the International Court of Justice. It considers the functions of the Court and whether a new approach involving compulsory third-party adjudication is necessary. It then turns to the potential for general reform and how various beneficial changes to the Court could be carried out.
Keywords: ICJ, international law, arbitration, compulsory arbitration, International Court of Justice
JEL Classification: K33
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