New PICT Publications

Internationalized Criminal Courts:   Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo and Cambodia by Cesare Romano, Andre' Nollkaemper, Jann Kleffner (eds.), Oxford University Press, October 2004.
Oxford University Press.

Compliance with Decisions of the International Court of Justice, by Costanze Schulte, Oxford University Press, November 2004.
Oxford University Press.

The Cost and Financing of International Justice, Cesare Romano and Thordis Ingadottir, CIC-NYU, Paying for Essentials, A policy Paper Series, September 2004.

Upcoming PICT Events

International Litigation:  Traning Course for the South-East Asia and South Pacific Regions Wellington Program 28 June - 2 July 2004

Judicial Independence

The International Law Association Study Group on Practice and Procedures of International Courts and Tribunals announces a pre-final text on judicial independence:  The Burgh House Principles on the Independence of the International Judiciary. Text



Project on International
Courts and Tribunal


We are glad to announce that all the selected bibliographies of the main international courts and tribunals and research themes are now on-line. These bibliographies are made available by PICT for the benefit of all scholars in the field.  If you have suggestions about titles that should be added, or corrections, please do not hesitate to write us at:   info@pict-pcti.org.

More bibliographies on other international judicial bodies will be made available in the near future.   Check this page for further announcements in this regard.


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The conference on Civil Society, International Tribunals and Compliance Bodies, Milano (October 2003) organized by the Università degli Studi di Milano, Brescia e Verona, with the support of the Italian Ministry for Universities and Research (MIUR), in cooperation with PICT, and the Centro Studi sulla Giustizia, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Università degli Studi di Milano, is part of a broader research project on Civil Society and the Development of International Law. For more information about this project, please visit the following website: http://users.unimi.it/sociv/

Latest News


ICJ:  The Court delivers its advisory opinion today (Legal consequences of the construction of a wall in the occupied Palestinian territories)

ICC:  ICC assigns cases DR of Congo, northern Uganda to pre-trial chambers

ICTR:  Niyitegeka judgment (summary)

ECHR:  Chamber judgment in the case of Vo v. France

ECHR:  Chamber judgment n the case of Ilascu and Others v. Moldova and Russia

ECHR:  judgments concerning Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia and Greece

CFI:  Judgments of the Court of First Instance in cases T-44/00 and others (Mannesmannrohren-Werke/Commission)

CFI:  Order of the President of the Court of First Instance in case T-37/04 R

SCSL:  Sesay, Kallon, Gbao - Decision on prosecution motion for modification of protective measures for witnesses

SCSL:  Norman, Fofana, Kondewa - Decision on motion to compel the production of exculpatory witness statements, witness summaries and materials pursuant to Rule 68

SCSL:  Gbao - Decision on application to withdraw counsel