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Discourses of Division: Law,Politics and the ICJ Advisory Opinion on the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Burgis-Kasthala, Michelle


This article undertakes a critical reading of the arguments used at the bench and the bar in the 2004 ICJ Wall advisory opinion. The Wall case included an unprecedented number of State and non-State participants and it is therefore a valuable site in which to explore the parameters and limits of legal speech. What argumentative strategies were employed at the Peace Palace? How did different participants present the relationship between law and politics? In particular, because the example of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Chinese Journal of International Law
DOI: 10.1093/chinesejil/jmm046


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