International Court of Justice Tag

[Jinan Bastaki is Associate Professor of Legal Studies at New York University, Abu Dhabi] On 26 January 2024, the International Court of Justice issued an interim order in response to South Africa’s application instituting proceedings against Israel alleging violations of the Genocide Convention for its actions in the Gaza Strip since 7 October 2023 (South Africa v Israel). The Court found...

[Juliette McIntyre is a Lecturer in Law at the University of South Australia and a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. Audrey Plan is an ERC a postdoctoral researcher at University College Dublin's Sutherland School of Law.] Introduction The courtroom is, as Bentham once said, a ‘theatre of justice’. Like, fr bruh. Wait, what?  The last few weeks saw, perhaps for the first...

[Fatima Mehmood is a lecturer of Public International Law at Universal College Lahore, Pakistan] Is the contemporary prohibition against genocide mere rhetoric considering what we see today in the Gaza strip and beyond or is there some tangible weight to this prohibition which can be translated into effective action for accountability against Israel? How is the prohibition against genocide actionable or...

This post is an adapted from an article in the forthcoming Volume 26 of the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law in which Sai Venkatesh, the Managing Editor of UNYB, interviewed Judge Hilary Charlesworth. It has been edited for blog format with permission.  Judge Hilary Charlesworth has had a profound impact on the advancement and development of international law over...

[Aryan Tulsyan is a student of Jindal Global Law School and is passionate about Public International Law, International Trade Law and International Investment Law.] The International Court of Justice (“ICJ”), in its recent decision of Certain Iranian Assets (Merits) 2023 has resurrected the Clean Hands doctrine, muddying the grounds for its applicability at the merits stages of disputes presented before it....

[Mohit Khubchandani is a trainee lawyer working at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes, Paris. He previously worked at the International Court of Justice, other UN bodies, law firms and with the Indian government. He holds an LL.M. in International Environmental Law from Stanford Law School. All views are strictly personal.] ...

[Andrea Marilyn Pragashini Immanuel is a PhD Candidate at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne and an Assistant Professor of Legal Practice (on leave) at Jindal Global Law School, India.] Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v Myanmar) case before the International Court of Justice...

[Abhijeet Shrivastava is a fifth-year law student at Jindal Global Law School, India.] Introduction The emergence of cyberspace has invited countless international legal complications. Debates loom over novel questions concerning the interaction of the new technological terrain with existing thresholds for breaches of international legal commitments. Yet in addition, to prove a State’s “responsibility” for allegedly wrongful acts, a sine qua non...

[Ralph Wilde is a member of the Faculty of Law at University College London, University of London.] This Saturday, 20 August 2022, marks the one-year anniversary of the date it was made public that the National Unity Government (NUG) of Myanmar had issued a Declaration to the International Criminal Court accepting the Court’s exercise of jurisdiction with respect to the situation in...

[Deepak Raju is a Senior Managing Associate at Sidley Austin LLP, Geneva, focusing on international disputes; he is also a visiting faculty at National University of Juridical Sciences (India), and a doctoral candidate at the University of Geneva.] In a recent post on EJIL: Talk, I discussed Ukraine’s new dispute before the International Court of Justice (“ICJ”) against Russia, and compared...

[Anthony Ghaly is a second year JD student at UC Berkeley School of Law, where he is a graduate student researcher at the Human Rights Center, a submissions editor for the Berkeley Journal of International Law, and an intern in the International Human Rights Law Clinic. Alexa Koenig, PhD, JD, is the Executive Director of the Human Rights Center and a lecturer at UC Berkeley School...