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Part VI Selected Legal and Procedural Issues of International Adjudication, Ch.35 International Judicial Ethics

Anja Seibert-Fohr

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, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 04 December 2021

Judges — Judicial independence/impartiality
Judicial ethics—or the rules that seek to ensure the personal independence, impartiality, and diligence of adjudicators by guiding their judicial and extra-judicial conduct—in international adjudication is a relatively young and still evolving field.1 While standards of judicial ethics at the national and transnational levels are old and well established, their applicability at the international level is not automatic because of fundamental differences in context. Although it may be tempting to draw from domestic rules on judicial conduct in order to fill this...
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