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Mariko Kawano

Ms. Mariko Kawano
Professor of International Law
Waseda University School of Law
Japan

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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Some Salient Features of the Contemporary International Disputes in the Precedents of the International Court of Justice
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International Court of Justice and Disputes Involving the Interests of Third Parties to the Proceedings or the Common Interests of the International Community as a Whole or of the Community Established by a Convention
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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Some Salient Features of the Contemporary International Disputes in the Precedents of the International Court of Justice
A.      Legal Instruments


B.      Jurisprudence

Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions, Judgment of 30 August 1924, P.C.I.J., Series A, No.2.

Right of Passage over Indian Territory (Portugal v. India), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1960, p. 6.

Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1962, p. 6.

Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Republic of Mali), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1986, p. 554.

Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 226.

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 595.

Questions of Interpretation and Application of the 1971 Montreal Convention arising from the Aerial Incident at Lockerbie (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya v. United Kingdom), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1998, p. 9.

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

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (Paraguay v. United States of America), Provisional Measures, Order of 9 April 1998, I.C.J. Reports 1998, p. 248.

Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 11 June 1998 in the Case concerning the Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria), Preliminary Objections (Nigeria v. Cameroon), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1999, p. 31.

Kasikili/Sedudu Island (Botswana/Namibia), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1999, p. 1045.

LaGrand (Germany v. United States of America), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2001, p. 466.

Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria: Equatorial Guinea intervening), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p. 303.

Sovereignty over Pulau Ligitan and Pulau Sipadan (Indonesia/Malaysia), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p. 625.

Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 July 1996 in the Case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia), Preliminary Objections (Yugoslavia v. Bosnia and Herzegovina), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2003, p. 7.

Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2003, p. 161.

Certain Property (Liechtenstein v. Germany), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2005, p. 6.

Frontier Dispute (Benin/Niger), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2005, p. 90.

Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (New Application: 2002) (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Rwanda), Jurisdiction and Admissibility, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2006, p. 6.

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2008, p. 412.

Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation), Judgment of 1 April 2011, I.C.J., available from http://www.icj-cij.org.

Request for interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand), Request for the Indication of Provisional Measures, Order of 18 July 2011, I.C.J., available from http://www.icj-cij.org.

International Court of Justice and Disputes Involving the Interests of Third Parties to the Proceedings or the Common Interests of the International Community as a Whole or of the Community Established by a Convention
A.      Legal Instruments


B.      Jurisprudence

Reservations to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1951, p. 15.

Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943 (Italy v. France, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1954, p. 19.

South West Africa (Ethiopia v. South Africa, Liberia v. South Africa), Second Phase, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1966, p. 6.

Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belgium v. Spain), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1970, p. 3.

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

East Timor (Portugal v. Australia), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1995, p. 90.

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 595.

Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria: Equatorial Guinea intervening), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p. 303.

Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2003, p. 161.

Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 136.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. Belgium), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 279.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. Canada), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 429.

Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (New Application: 2002) (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Rwanda), Jurisdiction and Admissibility, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2006, p. 6.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. France), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 575.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. Italy), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 865.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. Germany), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 720.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. Netherlands), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 1011.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. Portugal), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 1160.

Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. United Kingdom), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 1307.

Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2005, p. 168.