A single-volume, comprehensive overview of procedural aspects of the jurisprudence of the World Court, this work offers: statements of initial claims and counter-claims of the contentious cases and questions submitted for the advisory opinions; summarized details of all orders, the duration of the oral and written proceedings and coverage of requests for extension of time-limits; summaries and headnotes, texts of the operative and final paragraphs of all judicial decisions, composition of the Court and declarations and opinions of its Members; systematic reference on legal instruments such as the Covenant of the League of Nations, the UN Charter, the PCIJ and ICJ Statutes, the Rules of Court, the Arbitral Awards, PCIJ and ICJ case-law, Treaties and inter(national) legal sources; coverage of information on litigation teams (agents, counsels, advocates, experts and advisers); and indexes containing all versions of the PCIJ and the ICJ Rules of Court, League Covenant, UN Charter, Arbitral Awards, PCIJ and ICJ case-law and Treaties.
'The Reference Guide is an important reference tool for international and national judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, legal advisors to government departments, and for other legal practitioners as well as for teachers of and researchers into international law. This is a very useful publication for any law library or a diplomatic office. [...] The present reviewer can happily recommend this Reference Guide to everybody interested in the work of the International Court.' Surya P. Subedi, Asian Yearbook of International Law, volume 9.
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