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Part VI Selected Legal and Procedural Issues of International Adjudication, Ch.36 Jurisdiction and Admissibility

Yuval Shany

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: 21 October 2020

Jurisdiction — Admissibility — Territoriality
The role of international courts and tribunals in international life is decisively influenced by their jurisdictional powers and the rules on admissibility to which they are subject. This is because the ability of international courts to fulfill their various functions—dispute resolution, law enforcement, norm-interpretation, information production, expressing the values of the international community, etc.—depends on the level of actual and potential business that they can expect to attract or generate. Still, judicial business stems from the jurisdictional...
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