1 The Corfu Channel Case marks the beginning of a rich and diverse role played by the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’) in the judicial settlement of international disputes. After eight years of inactivity, the reorganized World Court laid lasting foundations for several important areas of international law. British warships passing through the Corfu Channel were severely damaged by mines in Albanian waters, and forty-four sailors lost their lives. The ICJ gave three judgments, the first of which rejected Albania’s preliminary objections, the second held...
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