Jump to Content Jump to Main Navigation
Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Documentary Evidence

Miriam Cohen

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 April 2024

Subject(s):
Admissibility of evidence — Burden of proof — Production of documents — Standard of proof

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 This entry examines ‘documentary evidence’ from a comparative perspective within different international courts and tribunals. It aims to provide a comparative account and a critical assessment of the rules and practice governing the collection, admissibility, and assessment of documentary evidence. Within international dispute settlement mechanisms, the term ‘documentary evidence’ is commonly understood to refer to all evidence that is not testimonial. In other words, documentary evidence ‘before international courts and tribunals comprises all information...
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.