Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

by Yuval Shany


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ISBN-13: 9780198794318
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Series: International Courts and Tribunals
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Yuval Shany, Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in Public International Law, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Professor Yuval Shany is the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in International Law at the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also serves currently as the academic director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights, a director in the International Law Forum at the Hebrew University, and the Project on International Courts and Tribunals (PICT) and a member of the steering committee of the DOMAC project (assessing the impact of international courts on domestic criminal procedures in mass atrocity cases). Shany has degrees in law from the Hebrew University (LL.B, 1995 cum laude), New York University (LL.M., 1997), and the University of London (Ph.D., 2001) and he has published a number of books and articles on international courts and arbitration tribunals and other international law issues such as international human rights and international humanitarian law.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Goal-Based Approach
1. The Effectiveness Model
2. The Goals of International Courts
3. Measuring Goal-Attainment
Part II: Application of the Goal-Based Approach to Judicial Functions and Features
4. Jurisdictional Powers
5. Judicial Independence and Impartiality
6. Judicial Legitimacy
7. Norm Compliance
8. Contextual Factors
Part III: Application of the Goal-Based Approach to Specific Courts
9. International Court of Justice, Yuval Shany and Rotem Giladi
10. WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism, Yuval Shany and Sivan Shlomo
11. International Criminal Tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda, Yuval Shany and Gilad Noam, Erin Gray-Goldbarsht, and Sigall Horovitz
12. European Court of Human Rights, Yuval Shany and Gilad Noam
13. European Court of Justice, Yuval Shany and Thorbjorn Bjornsson

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