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The International Court of Justice

Cour international de justice. English
Kolb, Robert author

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  • Creator Robert Kolb
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2013.
  • Physical Details
    • liii, 1307 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 1849462631, 9781849462631
  • OCLC ocn858606567


  • This title, by an academic authority on international law who also appears as an advocate before the Court, examines the Statute of the Court, its procedures, conventions and practices.


  • "Translated and lightly updated from the French original, R. Kolb, La cour international de justice (Paris, Pedone, 2013), by Alan Perry"--Half title page.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 1275-1281) and index.
  • In English and French.


  • Initial observations on the peaceful resolution of international disputes -- Origins and environment of the International Court of Justice at The Hague -- The texts governing the court's activities -- Composition of the court -- Contentious procedure : inter-state disputes -- General principles applicable to contentious proceedings -- Procedural aspects of contentious cases -- Advisory opinion procedure : opinions given to certain organs of, or affiliated to, the United Nations -- General principles governing the court's contentious and advisory procedures -- The court's jurisprudence and its current trends -- Miscellaneous questions -- Conclusion: The future of the International Court of Justice