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Published: 30 January 2014

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780199643295

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Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Yuval Shany

International Courts and Tribunals Series

  • Provides a thorough analysis of how effective the key international courts have been in meeting their goals
  • Develops indicators by which the effectiveness of international courts can be empirically judged
  • Assesses the roles that jurisdiction, judicial independence, legitimacy, and compliance play in achieving judicial effectiveness
  • Offers detailed analysis of the International Court of Justice, the WTO dispute settlement mechanisms (panels and Appellate Body), the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and Yugoslavia, the European Court of Human Rights, and the European Court of Justice