New PDF release: Failings of the International Court of Justice

By A. Mark Weisburd

Failings of the overseas court docket of Justice seriously examines the jurisprudence of the foreign courtroom of Justice. even if the felony device that establishes the courtroom presents that its judgments don't have any formal precedential worth, these judgments are handled as authoritative via foreign attorneys through the global. during this e-book, A. Mark Weisburd argues that the Court's judgements are, in a wide minority of instances, poorly reasoned and uncertain as an issue of legislations, and for this reason ought to not be accorded the deference they receive.

The booklet seeks to illustrate its thesis through a cautious assessment of the Court's mistakes. It starts with an exam of the legislation that created and empowered the courtroom. It then describes the physique of legislations upon which the courtroom used to be meant to base its judgements, and the error within the arguments assisting the Court's drawing felony ideas from different resources. The publication is going directly to examine intimately instances within which the court docket has made critical felony error, first addressing procedural error, then turning to errors within the software of substantive overseas legislation. The ebook closes with a quantitative summing up of the Court's functionality, and a tentative reason for its fairly disappointing record.

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