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Part II Orders and Families of International Adjudicative Bodies, Ch.9 International Judicial Bodies for Resolving Disputes Between States

Sean D Murphy

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 — Choice of law — Advisory opinions — Individuals and non-state actors
This chapter assesses those international judicial bodies that are established principally to resolve disputes between states, notably the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body. Unlike courts oriented toward regional economic integration or regional human rights, such as the European Court of Justice or the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, these courts and tribunals primarily focus on resolving disputes between states. Contentious cases before these...
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