Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015

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An International Force and Judgment Enforcement
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paragraph 58 in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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The work of the present Court is clouded by this novel and unwelcome phe nomenon of the non-compliance with several of its decisions. Analysis shows that this phenomenon is composed of very complicated and inter mingled legal and political elements.1 In this connection, the view is sometimes heard that the absence of an international force charged with the general duty of maintaining international law and order and particularly with executing the Court’s decision…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “An International Force and Judgment Enforcement”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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