New Book : R.Colb «The Elgar Companion to the International Court of Justice»

pubilRober Colb (Professor of Public International Law, University of Geneva, Switzerland) has just published «The Elgar Companion to the International Court of Justice» (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014).Here’s the abstract :

»The first in a series of Companions that offer broad coverage of a range of international courts and tribunals, The Elgar Companion to the International Court of Justice is a one-stop reference for those wishing to understand this highly significant and successful court. The Companion offers an objective account of how the ICJ came into being, the general principles on which it was founded, and how it functions today. It addresses certain fundamental aspects of the Court, such as its jurisdiction, structure and jurisprudence, as well as its role in the wider world. The Companion gives a human flavour to the institution through the portraits of some of the great figures that have served as its judges»

You may find the table of contents here.

Source : Edward Elgar Publishing