When States make reservations to treaties, confusion ensues. The legal effect of these reservations among the parties to the treaty is complex. After World War II, it was uncertain as to what the [...]
The North Sea Continental Shelf Case is a classic case for something other than what the case is ultimately about. Argued and decided in the late 1960s, this case came in the midst of the [...]
Court cases need not be old for these cases to become classics. The Jurisdictional Immunities case between Germany and Italy is an insta-classic. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) clearly [...]
- Classic Cases: Arrest Warrant case (2002) | Kenneth M. Manusama[…] measures of other States, irrespect...
This is a classic case in the sense that it has become a staple in teaching. At least it was for me. And I mentioned it in my International Law 1000 series installment on the relationship with [...]
- Consular Relations. Again. India v. Pakistan | Kenneth M. Manusama[…] of aliens by the United States with...
The story of the ICJ’s Reparation for Injuries Advisory Opinion is made up of three parts, although the Court’s opinion concentrates on only one. This is the story of a Swedish diplomat and his [...]