The Law and Politics of the Kosovo Advisory Opinion by Marko Milanovic,Michael Wood PDF

By Marko Milanovic,Michael Wood

ISBN-10: 0198717512

ISBN-13: 9780198717515

This quantity is an edited choice of essays on quite a few facets of the 2010 Kosovo Advisory Opinion of the overseas court docket of Justice. the most subject of the e-book is the interaction among legislation and politics concerning Kosovo's independence usually and the advisory opinion in particular. How and why did the court docket turn into the battleground during which Kosovo's independence used to be to be fought out (or not)? How and why did political arguments in favour of Kosovo's
independence (e.g. that Kosovo was once a special, sui generis case which set no precedent for different secessionist territories) swap within the formal, criminal atmosphere of advisory court cases ahead of the court docket? How and why did states helping both Kosovo or Serbia decide to body their arguments? How did the Court
perceive them? What did the court docket are looking to in attaining, and did it reach doing so? and the way was once the opinion obtained, and what broader implications did it have thus far? those are the questions that the booklet hopes to shed a few gentle on. to take action, the editors assembled a stellar forged of participants, a lot of whom acted as tips or advisors within the case, to boot a couple of eminent students of politics and diplomacy whose items additional increase the booklet and provides it an interdisciplinary
angle. The booklet hence tells the tale of the case, areas it inside its broader political context, and so makes an attempt to boost our knowing of ways such situations are initiated, litigated and determined, and what broader reasons they might or won't serve.

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