The Right of Actio Popularis before International Courts and Tribunals

  title={The Right of Actio Popularis before International Courts and Tribunals},
  author={Farid Ahmadov},
The concept of actio popularis defined as a right to take action in vindication of public interests has been utilized in a variety of contexts. The academic literature uses the concept to refer e.g. to a right to bring claims before courts, third party countermeasures or exercise of universal jurisdiction. However, the thesis examines actio popularis solely as a judicial concept, i.e. the right of action to protect collective interests before international courts and tribunals. The central… 
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