scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,662
International law is the body of legal rules that apply between sovereign states and such other entities as have been granted international personality status acknowledged by the international community The rules of international law are of a normative character that is they prescribe towards conduct and are potentially designed for authoritative interpretation by an international judicial authority and by being capable of enforcement by the application of external sanctions The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations which succeeded the Permanent Court of International Justice after World War II Article 92 of the charter of the United Nations states The International Court of justice shall be the principal judicial organ of the United nations It shall function in accordance with the annexed Statute which is based upon the Statute of the Permanent court of International Justice and forms an integral part of the present Charter The commands of international law must be those that the states impose upon themselves as states must give consent to the commands that they will follow It is a direct expression of raison detat the interests of the state and aims to serve the state as well as protect the state by giving its rights and duties This is done through treaties and other consensual engagements which are legally binding The case-law of the ICJ is an important aspect of the UNs contribution to the development of international law Its judgements and advisory opinions permeates into the international legal community not only through its decisions as such but through the wider implications of its methodology and reasoning The successful resolution of the border dispute between Burkina Faso and Mali in the 1986 Frontier Dispute case illustrates the utility of judicial decision as a means of settlement in
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA