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Selecting International Judges: Principle, Process, and Politics

Ruth Mackenzie, Kate Malleson, Penny Martin, and Philippe Sands QC


This book examines the way international court judges are chosen. Focusing principally on the judicial selection procedures of the International Court of Justice and International Criminal Court, it provides a detailed examination of how the selection process works in practice at national and international levels: What factors determine whether a state will nominate a candidate? How is a candidate identified? What factors influence success or failure? What are the respective roles of merit, politics, and other considerations in the nomination and election process? The research was based on int ... More

Keywords: international court judges, selection process, nomination, election, election campaign, judicial selection models, election procedures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199580569
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580569.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Mackenzie, author
Senior Lecturer in International Law, University of Westminster; Senior Associate, Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, UCL

Kate Malleson, author
Professor of Law, Queen Mary, University of London

Penny Martin, author
Research Fellow, Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, University College London