For the first time since 1981, a new judge of United States nationality has taken office at the International Court of Justice. As the method for selection of this important judicial post is little known even within the international law profession, a brief note on how that process unfolded in 1999-2000 should be of interest to the Court's constituency.
International Law | Law | Legal Biography
Lori F. Damrosch,
The Election of Thomas Buergenthal to the International Court of Justice,
Am. J. Int'l L.
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