‘The International Court of Justice as a Working Court’ – Judge James Crawford

On 25 September 2017, the annual “Patron’s Address” of the Australian Academy of Law is being given by his Excellency Judge James Crawford AC, SC, FBA, a Judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Professor Crawford was elected Judge of the ICJ in 2014, taking up his post in February 2015. He will speak about his experience as a member of the Court with particular reference to issues including the jurisdiction of the Court, features that distinguish the ICJ’s jurisdiction from that of domestic courts, procedural characteristics of the Court and how its procedures differ from those of domestic courts, enforcement of the ICJ’s orders, and the relationship of the Court’s jurisprudence to the common law and civil traditions.

Time and date: 5.30pm, Monday 25 September 2017

Venue: Ceremonial Court (Court 1), Federal Court of Australia, Level 21, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, Sydney

Please see the attached flyer on the Academy of Law website for further information.

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