1. Introduction Eirik Bjorge and Cameron Miles 2. The Charming Betsy and The Paquete Habana (1804 and 1900) William S Dodge 3. Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions (Greece v Great Britain) (1924–27) Michael Waibel 4. Factory at Chorzów (Germany v Poland) (1927–28) Chester Brown 5. SS Lotus (France v Turkey) (1927) Douglas Guilfoyle 6. Island of Palmas (Netherlands v United States of America) (1928) Eirik Bjorge 7. Legal Status of Eastern Greenland (Denmark v Norway) (1933) Rolf Einar Fife 8. Trail Smelter (United States of America/Canada) (1938 and 1941) Duncan French 9. Trial Before the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg (1945–46) Katherine O’Byrne and Philippe Sands 10. The Early United Nations Advisory Opinions (1948–62) Thomas D Grant and Rowan Nicholson 11. The South West Africa Cases (1949 to 1971) James Crawford and Paul Mertenskötter 12. North Sea Continental Shelf (Federal Republic of Germany v Netherlands; Federal Republic of Germany v Denmark) (1969) Nikiforos Panagis and Antonios Tzanakopoulos 13. Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company (Belgium v Spain) (1970) Giorgio Gaja 14. Tyrer v United Kingdom (1978) Nigel Rodley 15. Military and Paramilitary Activities in and against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v United States of America) (1984 to 1986) Robert Kolb 16. Tadic v Prosecutor (1995) Sarah MH Nouwen and Michael A Becker 17. The Nuclear Weapons Advisory Opinions (1996) Surabhi Ranganathan 18. Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project (Hungary/Slovakia) (1997) Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and Makane Moïse Mbengue 19. Vivendi v Argentina (1997–2010) Sam Luttrell 20. US—Import Prohibition of Certain Shrimp and Shrimp Products (1998) Callum Musto and Catherine Redgwell 21. LaGrand (Germany v United States of America) (2001) Cameron Miles 22. Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (2004) John Dugard 23. Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v Italy;Greece intervening) (2012) Omri Sender and Michael Wood
Unique and original analysis of the 'landmark' cases in public international law, shedding new light on their impact on the development of the field, and affirming their importance to this day.
Eirik Bjorge is Senior Lecturer in Public International Law in the University of Bristol Law School. Cameron Miles is a barrister of Gray’s Inn, practising from 3 Verulam Buildings in London.