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Ms. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Judge Christopher Greenwood
International Court of Justice

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International Law
National Law
The Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law
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Sources of Law
The Sources of International Law
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International Law
National Law
The Relationship between International Law and Municipal law
A.     Legal Instruments

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

B.     Jurisprudence
International
National

United Kingdom, Court of Appeal, Mighell vSultan of Johore, 1894 Law Reports, 1 Queen’s Bench Division 149.

United Kingdom, High Mortensen v. Peters, 4 August 1906, 8 Sessions Cases 93./

United Kingdom, Rex v. Bottrill ex parte Kuechenmeister, 1947 Law Reports, Kings Bench Division 41.

United Kingdom, Court of Appeal, Trendtex Trading Corporation v. Central Bank of Nigeria, 13 January 1977, 1977 Law Reports, 1 Queen’s Bench Division 529.

United Kingdom, House of Lords, J. H. Rayner (Mincing Lane) Ltd. v. Department of Trade and Industry and Others, 26 October 1989, 1990 Law Reports, 2 Appeal Cases 418.

United Kingdom, House of Lords, In Re Pinochet, Oral Judgment, 17 December 1998, [1999] UKHL 1.

United Kingdom, House of Lords, Judgments - R v. Jones (Appellant) (On Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)) (formerly R v. J (Appellant)), Etc., 29 March 2006, [2006] UKHL 16.

Sources of Law
The Sources of International Law
A.Legal Instruments
Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, Vienna, 18 April 1961, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 500, p. 95.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 808 (1993) (S/25704), 3 May 1993.

International Law Commission, Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, 2001.

B. Jurisprudence
Permanent Court of International Justice, The Case of the S.S. “Lotus”, Judgment of 7 September 1927, P.C.I.J., Series A, No.10.

International Court of Justice, North Sea Continental Shelf Cases (Federal Republic of Germany/Denmark; Federal Republic of Germany/Netherlands), Judgment of 20 February 1969, I.C.J. Reports 1969, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited; Judgment of 5 February 1970, I.C.J. Reports 1970, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Military and Paramilitary Activities in and against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v. United States of America), Merits, Judgment of 27 June 1986, I.C.J. Reports 1986, p. 14.

International Court of Justice, Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, Advisory Opinion of 8 July 1996, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 226.

International Court of Justice, Questions of Interpretation and Application of the 1971 Montreal Convention arising from the Aerial Incident at Lockerbie (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya v. United States), Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 27 February 1998, I.C.J. Reports 1998, p. 115.

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Prosecutor v. Duško Tadić, Judgment of 15 July 1999, Appeals Chamber, IT-94-1-A.

International Court of Justice, Arrest Warrant of 11 April 2000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Belgium), Judgment of 14 February 2002, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p. 3.

United Kingdom, House of Lords,  Jones v. Ministry of the Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and another (Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and another intervening), 14 June 2006, [2006] UKHL 26.