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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015 5th ed (4 Volume Set) isbn 9789004217980

The Law and Practice of the International Court 1920-2005 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9789004139589
ISBN: 9004139583
New Edition ISBN: 9789004217980
Published: March 2006
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback, 4 Volumes
Price: Out of print



The popularity of his monumental and definitive works have established Shabtai Rosenne as the undisputed expert on the International Court of Justice's law and practice.

His broad exchange of correspondence and extensive conversations with members of the Court and its Registrars, as well as with other friends who know the Court and its practices well, and his experience in the Court and in the UN, especially the General Assembly and the Security Council, led him to undertake this major reconstruction of this work in the previous edition.

Now divided into several substantive volumes, the work addresses:-

  • The Court as one of the principal organs, and as the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. Diplomats and legal advisers who have to deal with matters relating to the Court on a political level, in different organs of the United Nations and in other offices will appreciate the full discussion of the diplomatic, political, and administrative aspects of the Court's affairs.
  • Jurisdiction and the treatment of jurisdictional matters by the Court. This volume also includes the Court's advisory jurisdiction; the advisory work has related to very difficult legal issues in matters of major political import.
  • The Court's procedure. All of these arenas have undergone significant recent changes.
The work's practical features include the English text of the Charter of the United Nations, the Statue of the Court, the Practice Directions, and the 1978 Rules of the Court, together with a full set of indexes.

The Fourth Edition (updated until 31 December 2005) of The Law and Practice of the International Court is an essential component of all international law libraries and an indispensable work for those practicing in the field, all of whom will appreciate access to the most recent work on the Court from this expert author.

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Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
Table of Contents
Preface,
Acknowledgments,
Note on Documents and Abbreviations,
Volume I ;
The Court And The United Nations,
Chapter 1 Introduction,
Chapter 2 The Establishment and Constitution of The Court,
Chapter 3 The Political and Institutional Role Of The Court,
Chapter 4 The Post-Adjudication Phase,
Chapter 5 Advisory Opinions,
Chapter 6 The Members of The Court,
Chapter 7 The Registrar and The Registry,
Chapter 8 Finance and Administration,
Volume II;
Jurisdiction,
Chapter 9 Jurisdiction and Admissibility: General Concepts,
Chapter 10 Qualification to be a Party in a Case: Jurisdiction Ratione Personae,
Chapter 11 Treaties And Conventions In Force,
Chapter 12 The Compulsory Jurisdiction (Optional Clause),
Chapter 13, Matters of Jurisdiction,
Chapter 14 The Title Of Jurisdiction,
Chapter 15 Advisory Jurisdiction,
Volume III ;
Procedure,
Chapter 16 Elements of International Procedural Law,
Chapter 17 The Bench,
Chapter 18 Representation of the Parties,
Chapter 19 The Institution of Contentious Proceedings,
Chapter 20 The written Proceedings and Related Matters,
Chapter 21 The Oral Proceedings,
Chapter 22 Proceedings In Chambers,
Chapter 23 Non-Appearance,
Chapter 24 Provisional Measures of Protection,
Chapter 25 Termination of Proceedings,
Chapter 26 Intervention by Third States,
Chapter 27 The Decision,
Chapter 28 Interpretation and Revision of Judgment,
Chapter 29 The Courts Extrajudicial Function,
Chapter 30 Advisory Proceedings,
Volume IV ;
Basic Documents: Indexes.