Professor Christian Tams publishes new book ‘The Statute of the International Court of Justice’ (OUP)


Professor Christian Tams has co-edited a new edition of The Statue of International Court of Justice (Oxford 2019), one of leading works on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Edited by Zimmermann and Tams, both of whom have experience as counsel in inter-state litigation including in high-profile proceedings before the ICJ, the book comprises of contributions by c. 65 authors from all UN regional groups. Regarded as an authoritative analysis, the book is regularly relied upon by parties and judges in ICJ proceedings. The third edition is updated to take into account significant new jurisprudence since the second edition was published in 2012 and it is also revised with a rejuvenated and more diverse team of contributors. Contributors include former and present ICJ judges and presidents, the ICJ’s registrar and members of staff, government legal advisors, practitioners with long-standing experience in inter-state litigation and renowned academics. A full list of contributors along with further information about how to purchase the book can be found here.