Res Judicata in the ICJ's Genocide Case: Implications for Other Courts and Tribunals?
Article from: TDM 3 (2008), in Precedent in Investment Arbitration
The International Court of Justice's ("ICJ") 2007 Judgment in the Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide case (" Genocide case") has, perhaps predictably, already attracted significant attention from the academic community. Much of this attention has focused on the merits of the judgment, but one commentator has suggested that the Genocide case will be remembered mostly "for the wider impact it will have on issues of res judicata and evidence." While the important evidentiary issues in the Genocide case have ...