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Questions of Jurisdiction and Admissibility before International Courts (Hardcover) (Yuval Shany)

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"This book studies the role that legal rules on jurisdiction and admissibility play in the life and operation of international courts. I will argue that jurisdictional rules define the legal powers of courts and that admissibility rules define their ability to refrain from exercising legal power. Accordingly, the underlying subject of this book is the legal power that international courts can exercise in the international realm. Of course, legal powers are not the only type of power that courts may exercise: courts also exert political influence and moral authority, and contribute to shaping the legal culture of the various constituencies with which they interact. Nevertheless, legal powers are central to the operation of international courts. Not only do legal powers constitute the most dominant or quintessential set of powers exercised by international courts; legal powers also delineate and confer legitimacy upon the other powers wielded by international courts, thereby facilitating and controlling all aspects of their operation"--
Number of Pages: 174.0
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: International
Series Title: Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Yuval Shany
Language: English
Street Date: December 3, 2015
TCIN: 50776391
UPC: 9781107038790
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-6640

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