International Courts and Tribunals

International Courts and Tribunals

Elgar Research Reviews in Law

William A. Schabas

Beginning about a century ago, but with a dramatic acceleration of the process in the final decades of the 1900s, international courts and tribunals have taken a prominent place in the enforcement of international law, the maintenance of international peace and security and the protection and promotion of human rights. This research review addresses the great diversity of these institutions, their structures and legal frameworks and their contribution to the international rule of law.

Review Article

William A. Schabas

Subjects: law - academic, human rights, public international law

Beginning about a century ago, but with a dramatic acceleration of the process in the final decades of the 1900s, international courts and tribunals have taken a prominent place in the enforcement of international law, the maintenance of international peace and security and the protection and promotion of human rights. This research review addresses the great diversity of these institutions, their structures and legal frameworks and their contribution to the international rule of law.

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