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Provisional Measures and Joinder of Cases at the International Court of Justice – The Answers

Earlier this month I asked four trivia questions about the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) practice on provisional measures and joinder of cases. The questions were prompted by the ICJ's recent Judgment in the joined cases concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) and Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica). I also stated that the first person to provide the most correct answers would win a year’s free subscription to the European Journal of International Law prize. Within minutes of my piece being posted, Niccolò Ridi (right, who is doctoral candidate at the Dickson Poon School of Law,  King's College London and Research Assistant at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva) had provided comprehensive answers to all four questions. His quickness off the mark hardly gave anybody else a chance! He later added to his answers with subsequent comments, and is very deserving of the prize! My first question…

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Trivia Competition: Provisional Measures and Joinder of Cases at the International Court of Justice

A few years ago I began the practice of asking on this blog - every now and again - trivia question relating to international law, with the questions focusing mainly on the practice of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and other international tribunals. Unfortunately, I have not done this in quite a while. You can find previous questions (and answers) …

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Announcing the OPIL World Cup Challenge

In nearly 20 years of legal publishing nobody has ever sent me a proposal for a book on football and international law. It’s not like there is any lack of international legal issues to be addressed – dispute settlement, IP, workers’ rights, corruption – the list goes on.  Perhaps many of the issues are more matters of private…

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Trivia Answers: Cases Before Inter-State Tribunals Involving Examination of Witnesses [UPDATED]

My latest international law trivia question was: In which other cases has oral testimony been given in proceedings at the International Court of Justice and other standing international tribunals dealing with inter-State cases?  In particular, in which ICJ or other inter-State case or cases has an expert or witness been subjected to cross-examination by…

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Trivia: Cases Before Inter-State Tribunals Involving Examination of Witnesses

Every now and again I ask trivia questions relating to international law. Previous questions (and answers) are available here. At the end of this post, I have my latest international law trivia question. In the oral proceedings in the Whaling Case (Australia v. Japan; New Zealand Intervening) heard by the International Court of…

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