The development and interpretation of international human rights and humanitarian law rules and principles through the case-law of the international court of justice
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The contribution of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to the interpretation and development of international human rights and humanitarian law rules and principles is a topic of growing interest and importance. Claims of breaches of norms of both these branches of law have been raised in a considerable number of cases brought before the ICJ in the last two decades. By clarifying the complementary application of international human rights and humanitarian law and by awarding natural and legal persons a right to reparations vis-à-vis the State the ICJ has rendered a valuable contribution to a better protection of individual rights under the general framework of international law. This contribution of the Court is illustrated by focusing mainly on the advisory opinion on the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and the Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo case. That not only for reasons of space constraints, but also because of the considerable leaps forward made through these cases.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jack L. Goldsmith (2007). The Limits of International Law. Oxford University Press.
Translated by Noëlle Quénivet & Danja Blöcher (2004). Thevarvarincase: Excerpts of the Judgment of the Civil Court of Bonn of 10 December 2003, Case No. 1 O 361/02. Journal of Military Ethics 3 (2):178-180.
Nghia Hoang, International Human Rights Law and the Protection of the Individual's Rights in the Age of Terrorism: The Case of the United Kingdom.
Jeremy J. Sarkin & Carly Fowler (2008). Reparations for Historical Human Rights Violations: The International and Historical Dimensions of the Alien Torts Claims Act Genocide Case of the Herero of Namibia. [REVIEW] Human Rights Review 9 (3):331-360.
Douwe Korff, The Right to Life: A Guide to the Implementation of Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #211,551 of 1,099,914 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?