The World Court's Role in the International Law-Making Process
Delbrück, et al, eds., Aus Kiel in die Welt: Kiel's Contribution to International Law. Essays in Honour of the 100th Anniversary of the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law, 2013
21 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 16, 2013
The paper assesses the impact of ICJ pronouncements on the development of international law. It distinguishes between areas shaped by the Court, and those to which it has made few, or no, relevant contribution - and it identifies factors explaining the distinction.
Keywords: world court, ICJ, PCIJ, law-making, judge-made law, precedent, State responsibility
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