Sunday, March 2, 2014

The ICJ: Composition, Cases & Clout [presentation]

By Brielle J. Danko
Brielle Danko is a third year student at Albany Law and is a teaching assistant for the Litigation Clinic. She completed her undergrad studies at Virginia Tech where she majored in English Pre-Law and minored in Women's Studies.
Brielle prepared this presentation for Prof. Bonventre's International Law of War & Crime Seminar, Fall 2013.

The International Court of Justice is the primary judicial organ of the United Nations. It is composed of 15 judges. There are two types of cases that the Court can entertain: contentious cases and advisory proceedings. But it can entertain a dispute only if the States concerned have accepted its jurisdiction. Even though the Court has a $47 million budget, it has a declining influence and is highly under-utilized..
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