Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts: A Goal-Based Approach

  title={Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts: A Goal-Based Approach},
  author={Yuval Shany},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={225 - 270}
  • Y. Shany
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of International Law
During the last twenty years, the world has experienced a sharp rise in the number of international courts and tribunals, and a correlative expansion of their jurisdictions. These occurrences have dramatically affected and will continue to affect the fields of international law and international relations. The creation and operation of international judicial bodies that are capable of enforcing international commitments, interpreting international treaties, and settling international conflicts… 
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