American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. International Court of Justice
- law, International Initialism of International Court of Justice.
“The reason I cite the ICJ is because I am discussing the validity and effect of reservations as a matter of international.”
“Mind you, that applies equally to those idiots on the so-called ICJ which is not a court of law at all but a jumped-up political kangaroo court, whatever it calls itself.”
“Many international laws are of long standing and are no longer merely international, they are included in our own body of laws, such as not attacking coastal fishing vessels when at war (Paquete Habana, 175 U.S. 677 (1900)), but rulings by the ICJ are a joke and only “binding” on any nation that chooses to be bound or is powerless to resist beingbound.”
“I am just explaining the origin of calling the ICJ the World Court here in theUS.”
“In the 1996 case Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, the ICJ was asked by the UN General Assembly for an advisory opinion on the legality of the use of nuclear weapons.”
“Bob from Ohio: Most everyone in the US calls the ICJ the WorldCourt.”
“Most everyone in the US calls the ICJ the WorldCourt.”
“Thus, the plaintiff in a ICJ might be the state of Mexico itself.”
“The ICJ is the court to judge of this matter, and on this matter it is unanimous.”
“The ICJ is a UN organisation, and all its "judgements" are highly politicised.”
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