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The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice$
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Christian J. Tams and James Sloan

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199653218

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.001.0001

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The International Court of Justice and the Law of State Responsibility

The International Court of Justice and the Law of State Responsibility

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(p.70) (p.71) 5 The International Court of Justice and the Law of State Responsibility
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The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice
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James Crawford SC

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.003.0005

This chapter examines the relationship between the ICJ and the law of state responsibility. The discussions cover the contribution of the Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ) to the law of state responsibility; the ICJ's first responsibility cases and the initiation of the International Law Commission's (ILC) work on responsibility; Robert Ago's influence on the ILC's work; the introduction of the concept of obligations owed to the international community as a whole; the Court's activism in the Gab čikovo-Nagymaros case; and the reception and influence of the ILC Articles.

Keywords:   Permanent Court of International Justice, ICJ, law of state responsibility, International Law Commission, international community, obligations, Robert Ago, Gab čikovo-Nagymaros

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