International Court of Justice


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International Court of Justice

Also called the ICJ. The supreme judicial body of the United Nations. It decides disputes between states and rules on questions submitted to it by various international organizations, notably the UN General Assembly. It claims global jurisdiction but this is not universally accepted. It began in 1946 and is based in the Hague. It should not be confused with the International Criminal Court.
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We are still waiting for the Judgment of the International Court of Justice to be put in effect.
Both Canberra and Tokyo have filed their detailed written arguments in the International Court of Justice, he added.
South Korea has so far rejected Japan's proposal to jointly take the dispute to the International Court of Justice for a ruling on sovereignty.
International Court of Justice rulings are final and legally binding.
Unlike the International Court of Justice, the ICC is legally and functionally independent from the United Nations.
This is what we are saying: let the International Court of Justice decide.
Time to think of the International Court of Justice to see if they can help survivors.
Summary: Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia was legal, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled.
The nonbinding ruling by the International Court of Justice.
CDATA[ The International Court of Justice claimed Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria are illegal, based on misinterpretation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Serbia has hit out angrily at Bulgaria for speaking in favour of Kosovo's independence during an International Court of Justice public hearing on the question of the legality of the February 2008 unilateral declaration of independence in Pristina.
Andrews, Scotland) helps develop the agendas for New Approaches to International Law (NAIL) and Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) by focusing on the discursive practices used in disputes heard at the International Court of Justice, the pre-eminent international legal body.
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