An Inclusive International Court of Justice
On the 24th of October, the Information Department of the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’ or ‘the Court’) published a press release, announcing that the Court had amended its Rules,...
Bridging Jurisprudence and Ecology
Earlier this year, the United Nations General Assembly filed a request for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice following the adoption resolution on 29 March. The request...
Certain Iranian (Frozen) Assets
Mit seinem jüngsten Urteil im Streit zwischen dem Iran und den USA hat der Internationale Gerichtshof (IGH) dem Iran unter Heranziehung einer widersprüchlichen Maßstabsbildung den Zugang zu eingefrorenen Zentralbank-Vermögen versperrt....
When Silence Is Not Golden but Puzzling
On 22 July 2022 the ICJ issued its judgment regarding the preliminary objections raised by Myanmar in the case of the Application of the Genocide Convention on the Prevention and...
How “Attack on Titan” Complicates the Genocide Convention
There has been recent traction towards the idea that pop culture is relevant to the “study, practice, and teaching of international law”. Many scholars acknowledge that it is important to...
Less a Wave Than a Tsunami
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) faces an unprecedented procedural situation in the Ukraine v. Russia case, as a result of the never-before-seen number of states intervening in the case...
The ICJ’s Only Friend in Ukraine v. Russia
On 18 August 2022, the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’ or ‘the Court’) issued a press statement announcing that the European Union (‘EU’ or the ‘Union’) had furnished the Court...
In Remembrance of Professor Cançado Trindade
Saudade is a special word in Portuguese. It can convey, all at once, deep nostalgia, the sadness of departures, and the joy and gratitude for memories of good times. May our...