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A Latin American Guide to the International Court of Justice Case Law

Author(s): Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida, Júlia Rodrigues Costa de Serpa Brandão, Ananda Menegotto Weingärtner
Subject: Law

Book Description

This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of Latin American cases brought before the International Court of Justice, demonstrating state practices and litigation at the international level. It does so by providing summaries of all contentious cases submitted by or against Latin American states before the Court in order to illustrate case law, and is organized according to specific subjects to highlight the contribution of Latin American states to the peaceful settlement of disputes and to international law in general. Furthermore, the book is enhanced by informative tables and graphs detailing the participation of Latin American states and judges in cases presented before the International Court of Justice, and includes a general and specific bibliography devoted to all the cases evaluated.

The chapters presented here fill existing gaps in the literature and will be of use to an international audience, including academic libraries, the judiciary (both national and international), practitioners of international law, government institutions, academics, and students alike. It will also be of interest to anyone investigating international dispute resolution, particularly Latin American academics and practitioners.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-9966-6
ISBN-10: 1-4438-9966-6
Date of Publication: 01/12/2016
Pages / Size: 485 / A5
Price: £81.99
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Biography

Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida is Professor of International Law at the Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School in Rio de Janeiro. She is also a Jean Monnet Chair, sponsored by the European Commission, and member of the Centre for Studies on Judiciary and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School, Brazil. An Associate Researcher at the Institute of International and European Law at the Sorbonne (IREDIES), France, she received her doctorate summa cum laude in International and European Law from the University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne and her Master’s degree in International and European Law from the Université Paris XI, Faculté Jean Monnet. Her publications include Latin America and the International Court of Justice: Contributions to International Law (2016) and La difficile incorporation et mise en oeuvre des normes du Mercosur: aspects généraux et exemple du Brésil (2013).

Júlia Rodrigues Costa de Serpa Brandão is a fourth-year Law Student at Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a Research Assistant at the Scientific Initiation Project (PIBIC) on “America and the International Court of Justice”, funded by the same institution. She was recently granted a scholarship for devoting much of her time to this project for the last three years.

Ananda Menegotto Weingärtner is a fourth-year Law Student at Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a Research Assistant at the Scientific Initiation Project (PIBIC) on “America and the International Court of Justice”, funded by the same institution. She was recently granted a scholarship for devoting much of her time to this project for the last three years.