Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

Questions of Jurisdiction and Admissibility before International Courts

£76.99

Part of Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures

  • Date Published: December 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107038790

£ 76.99
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This examination of the jurisdiction of international courts and the admissibility of cases before them analyses jurisdictional and admissibility rules in light of the roles assumed by international courts in international life and in light of the roles that jurisdictional and admissibility rules play in promoting the effectiveness and legitimacy of international courts. The theory pursued views jurisdiction as a form of delegation of power (the power to exercise judicial power and decide the law) and regards admissibility as a framework for deciding upon the propriety of exercising such power. On the basis of this theoretical framework, the author critically evaluates the exercise of judicial discretion in the existing case law of a variety of international courts, distinguishing between the category-based case selection implicit in jurisdictional rules and the case-by-case analysis and selection implicit in rules on admissibility.

    • Reconceptualizes the law of jurisdiction and admissibility in international adjudication by moving the discourse from a technical lawyerly plane to a theoretically rich context
    • Critically examines the practice of international courts in the fields of jurisdiction and admissibility
    • Comprehensive approach to the issue allows the theory to be tested against a set of case studies
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2015
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107038790
    • length: 186 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.42kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Part I. The Concept of Jurisdiction and Admissibility in International Adjudication:
    1. Jurisdiction as a policy tool
    2. Jurisdiction as delegated authority
    3. Jurisdiction as a power constraint on international courts
    4. The role of admissibility in the exercise of judicial power
    5. The conflicting interests of international judges reviewing jurisdiction and admissibility
    Part II. The Law Governing Jurisdictional Decisions of International Courts:
    6. Jurisdiction in abstracto and in concreto
    7. Distinguishing jurisdiction from substantive law
    8. International court decisions on jurisdiction as a form of category-based case selection
    9. Individual case-by-case selection
    Part III. Questions of Admissibility before International Courts:
    10. The taxonomical challenge
    11. Admissibility as a policy tool
    Conclusion.

  • Author

    Yuval Shany, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Yuval Shany is the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in International Law in the Law Faculty at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also a member of the UN Human Rights Committee.

related journals

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×