Definitions

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  • n. a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations

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Examples

  • A leading human rights group on Tuesday slammed Sudanese investigations into Darfur atrocities as "window dressing" and a flagrant attempt to derail legal cases being built by the world court.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Obama will not succumb to the US Supreme Court; he will take it to the world court.

    For Obama, bigger is much, much better

  • President Bush claimed authority to order compliance with the world court order as part of his foreign-policy responsibilities.

    Court Deals Blow to International Treaties

  • And if I heard him correctly, and I'm pretty sure I did, he is proposing -- and this is part of the reason I think the administration is so very cool to all of this -- that bin Laden be turned over to the world court.

    CNN Transcript Sep 28, 2001

  • The section that has cut Nabi Samuel off from the rest of the West Bank for example, also loops around nearby Jewish settlements deemed illegal by the world court, anchoring them to Israel.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Starting at dinnertime Wednesday, Tuareg elders met in Agadez to discuss the conflict posed by the arrival of Qaddafi's most trusted collaborators in light of the Niger's government's commitment to hand over anyone wanted by the world court.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Since the world court order is not enforced, Shrub and co. decided to help out their pals by retaliating against the E.U. member France and imposing horrendously high tariffs on Roquefort.

    Dvorak Uncensored

  • My sister, who is on the other side of the spectrum politically and spiritually, said KSM should have been turned over to the world court.

    Latest Articles

  • Those who have been illegally handled and yet pose a danger should be somehow incarcerated and perhaps their fate determined by the world court. whoa - what happened to rule of law? seriously. do you think even the most innocent of the detainees, after years of torture at our hands, is not a danger to us? of course they are - and it's not only a matter of what they might have been guilty of, it's a matter of what we've done to them.

    Firedoglake

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