William S Dodge
- International organizations, practice and procedure — Arbitration — Mixed Claims Commissions — Advisory opinions — Res judicata — Rule of law — General principles of international law — Revision of judgments
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 Res iudicata is the doctrine that a final adjudication by a court or arbitral tribunal is conclusive ( Judgments of International Courts and Tribunals ; see Judgments of International Courts and Tribunals, Revision of ; Judicial and Arbitral Decisions, Validity and Nullity ). It is said to have both a positive and a negative effect. The positive effect is that a judgment or award is binding upon the parties and must be implemented in good faith (bona fide) . The negative effect is that an issue decided in a judgment or award may not be relitigated. Res iudicata...