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The Influence of Common Law and Civil Law Traditions on the Work of the International Court of Justi

Date: 14th November 2013

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Ever since the seminal study by Sir Hersch Lauterpacht on Anglo-American and Continental schools in international law, international lawyers are confronted with different legal traditions in the course of their practice. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is in a unique position to take into account various legal traditions and integrate them into a uniform body of international legal rules. The event will take a closer look at this interaction and evaluate its influence on the case law of the ICJ.

This event will be followed by a reception.

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This event is convened by Dr Andraž Zidar, Dorset Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

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