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The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication edited by Romano, Cesare; Alter, Karen; Shany, Yuval (1st December 2013)

Part IV Contemporary Issues in International Adjudication, Ch.26 Who Litigates and Why

Natalie Klein

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication

Edited By: Cesare P R Romano, Karen Alter, Yuval Shany

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 May 2019

Subject(s):
International procedure — Individuals and non-state actors — National liberation movements — Third party participation — Remedies, private—for violation of international law
Determining who litigates and why are fascinating questions. Which states or non-state entities use international courts to achieve their goals? There are many ways to respond to this question. The answer may be sought from empirical research. Data could be sought from each known international court or tribunal to indicate what states have appeared or which nationals have been participants in international proceedings. The current landscape of international courts and tribunals indicates that such an exercise would be an immense task. While this chapter inevitably...
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