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Legitimacy and International Adjudicative Bodies

  title={Legitimacy and International Adjudicative Bodies},
  author={Nienke Grossman},
  journal={Public International Law eJournal},
  • Nienke Grossman
  • Published 14 September 2010
  • Law
  • Public International Law eJournal
This article proposes a theory of legitimacy tailored to international courts and tribunals. In Part II of this paper, the article defines an "international adjudicative body" as a dispute resolution mechanism - also called a "court" or "tribunal" - which decides disputes between litigants, at least one of whom must be a state, and comments on this definitional choice. The analysis in this article is limited only to adjudicative bodies where states are involved as litigants because a different… 
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