International Courts and Tribunals


Selected Documents and Materials.
W. van der Wolf, C. Hoitink (eds)
Pages: 900 pages
Shipping Weight: 850 gram
Published: 04-2011
Publisher: WLP
Language: US
ISBN (hardcover) : 9789058506474

Product Description

2nd revised edition!

The book International courts and Tribunals providing a practical and comprehensive overview of the law and practice of all international courts and tribunals and an uniform and systemic presentation of all the relevant information for each court and tribunal.

Over the past decade there has been an increase in the development and use of international law. The rise in the number of international courts and tribunals and the enlargement of their legal powers has been one of the most important developments in international law. The emergence of an international judiciary provided international law with a stronger than ever law enforcement institutes, and facilitated the transformation of many aspects of international relations.

The first edition of International Courts and Tribunals, published in 2006 was the first edition of the book to study systematically this (new) institutional courts and tribunals, by describing this international judicial and quasi-judicial bodies and selecting the most important materials and documents of the courts and tribunals.

This second edition updates the first edition by describing the many legal changes that have taken place in the last few years, including important reforms and developments in the laws and procedures of many international courts and tribunals. Moreover present a new body; the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia. 


-The Rwanda Tribunal
-The Sierra Leone Tribunal
-The Yugoslav Tribunal
-International Court of Justice
-The International Criminal Court
-The Inter-American Court on Human Rights
-International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
-European Court of Human Rights
-Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia

 This book is useful for academics and students in the field of public international law.