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A Common Law of International Adjudication


ISBN13: 9780199206506
Published: August 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Price on Application
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780199563906



Recent years have seen a proliferation of international courts and tribunals, which has given rise to several new issues affecting the administration of international justice. This book makes a signification contribution to understanding the impact of this proliferation by addressing one important question: namely, whether international courts and tribunals are increasingly adopting common approaches to issues of procedure and remedies. This book's central argument is that there is an increasing commonality in the practice of international courts to the application of rules concerning these issues, and that this represents the emergence of a common law of international adjudication.

This book examines this question by considering several key issues relating to procedure and remedies, and analyses relevant international jurisprudence to demonstrate that there is susbstantial commonality. It goes on to look at why international courts are increasingly adopting common approaches to such questions, and why a greater degree of commonality may be found with respect to some issues rather than others. In doing so, light is shed on the methods adopted by international courts to engage in the cross-fertilization of legal principles.

The emergence of a common law of international adjudication has important practical and theoretical implications, as it suggests that international courts can also devise common approaches to the challenges that they face in the age of proliferation. It also suggests that international courts do not generally operate as self-contained regimes, but rather that they regard themselves as forming part of a community of international courts, therefore having positive implications for the development of an truly international legal system.

  • Discrete chapters on individual issues such as rules of evidence, power to grant provisional measures, power to interpret and revise judgments and awards, and availability of remedies, making the book a useful practitioner reference work
  • Examines the proliferation of at least 12 new international courts and tribunals over the last 15 years, and their importance concerning the administration of international justice
  • Covers both expressly conferred and inherent powers of international courts, and searches for the common rules of their exercise and limitations

Series: International Courts and Tribunals

Applicable Law Before International Courts and Tribunals ISBN 9780199212682
To be published May 2017
Oxford University Press
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Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts ISBN 9780198794318
Published August 2016
Oxford University Press
£24.99
In Whose Name?: A Public Law Theory of International Adjudication ISBN 9780198784418
Published March 2016
Oxford University Press
£29.99
International Judicial Integration and Fragmentation ISBN 9780198743729
Published February 2016
Oxford University Press
£24.99
The European Court of Justice and International Courts ISBN 9780199660476
Published October 2015
Oxford University Press
£70.00
The European Court of Justice and International Courts (eBook) ISBN 9780191652929
Published October 2015
Oxford University Press
£58.33 + £11.67 VAT
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In Whose Name?: A Public Law Theory of International Adjudication ISBN 9780198717461
Published July 2014
Oxford University Press
£70.00
£58.33 + £11.67 VAT
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Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts ISBN 9780199643295
Published January 2014
Oxford University Press
£74.00
Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts (eBook) ISBN 9780191640223
Published January 2014
Oxford University Press
£61.67 + £12.33 VAT
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Professional Ethics at the International Bar ISBN 9780199679461
Published September 2013
Oxford University Press
£74.00
Professional Ethics at the International Bar (eBook) ISBN 9780191668838
Published September 2013
Oxford University Press
£58.33 + £11.67 VAT
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International Judicial Integration and Fragmentation (eBook) ISBN 9780191650840
Published May 2013
Oxford University Press
£65.00 + £13.00 VAT
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International Judicial Integration and Fragmentation ISBN 9780199671151
Published May 2013
Oxford University Press
£78.00
Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights ISBN 9780199592678
Published August 2010
Oxford University Press
£105.00
£122.50
Regulating Jurisdictional Relations Between National and International Courts ISBN 9780199563852
Published February 2009
Oxford University Press
£40.99
A Common Law of International Adjudication ISBN 9780199563906
Published February 2009
Oxford University Press
£40.99
Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions ISBN 9780199238453
Published December 2008
Oxford University Press
£82.00
Regulating Jurisdictional Relations Between National and International Courts ISBN 9780199211791
Published August 2007
Oxford University Press
£95.00
The Competing Jurisdictions of International Courts and Tribunals
Yuval ShanyLecturer, Academic Studies Division, College of Management, Israel
ISBN 9780199258574
Published June 2005
Oxford University Press
£95.00
Compliance with Decisions of the International Court of Justice ISBN 9780199276721
Published November 2004
Oxford University Press
£110.00
Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo and Cambodia ISBN 9780199276745
Published October 2004
Oxford University Press
£54.00
Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo and Cambodia ISBN 9780199276738
Published October 2004
Oxford University Press
Out of print
The Competing Jurisdictions of International Courts and Tribunals New ed ISBN 9780199274284
Published September 2004
Oxford University Press
£38.99