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Geir Ulfstein

Professor dr. juris
Department of Public and International Law
University of Oslo

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NEW ARTICLE: ‘Awarding Compensation in a Fragmented Legal System: The Diallo Case’

The main focus of the article is on the principles for determining compensation in the ICJ Judgment of 2012, while taking into account the practice by other courts and tribunals. It is argued that awarding of compensation is different from determining issues of substantive law. Judgments on compensation will not be contradictory, but may be inconsistent and may lead to forum shopping. The Judgment shows that the Court had little difficulty in applying the practice by other courts and tribunals as providing guidance, rather than an obstacle in reaching its decision.

  1. Bomber for menneskerettigheter: Har norske myndigheter lært noe av Libya-erfaringene? Comments Off
  2. The Legality of the NATO Bombing in Libya Comments Off
  3. The oil interests may trigger the Svalbard dispute Comments Off
  4. Er internasjonale domstoler utenfor demokratisk kontroll? Comments Off
  5. Kan Svalbard-traktaten være modell i Sør-Kinahavet? Comments Off
  6. The Relationship Between Constitutionalism and Pluralism Comments Off
  7. Betydningen av avgjørelser fra menneskerettslige konvensjonsorganer Comments Off
  8. New Centre of Excellence: PluriCourts Comments Off
  9. The Oxford Guide to Treaties Symposium: The Public Character of Treaty Law Comments Off