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International Law, the International Court of Justice and Nuclear Weapons. Edited by Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and Philippe Sands. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $90, cloth; $39.95, paper. - Nuclear Weapons and the World Court. By Ved P. Nanda and David Krieger. Ardsley NY: Transnational Publishers, 1998. $95.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2017

Peter Weiss*
Affiliation:
International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms

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1 Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict, 1996 ICJ Rep. 66 (July 8) (response to request of World Health Organization) [hereinafter WHO Advisory Opinion]; Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, 1996 ICJ Rep. 226 (July 8) (response to request of UN General Assembly) [hereinafter General Assembly Advisory Opinion]. These advisory opinions, as well as all filings in the two cases, are available online at the ICJ Web site, <http://www.icj-cij.org>.

2 As was to be expected, the opinions have generated a spate of articles, as well as at least four other books: John Burroughs, The Legality of Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons: A Guide to the Historic Opinion of the International Court of Justice (1997); The Case Against the Bomb (Roger S. Clark & Madeleine Sann eds., 1996); Charles J., Moxley Jr., Nuclear Weapons and International Law in the Post Cold War World (2000)Google Scholar; Nuclear Weapons Are Illegal (Ann Ginger ed., 1998). The last book is the only one available that contains the complete texts of the WHO Advisory Opinion and of all 14 declarations and separate and dissenting opinions.

3 WHO Advisory Opinion, supra note 1.

4 General Assembly Advisory Opinion, supra note 1.

5 For a thorough exploration of U.S. nuclear policy in the light of the General Assembly Advisory Opinion, see Moxley, supra note 2.

6 Symposium, Nuclear Weapons, the World Court and Global Security, 7 Transnat’l L. & Contemp. Probs. 313, 326 (1997).

7 General Assembly Advisory Opinion, supra note 1, at 328 (Schwebel, V.-P., dissenting).

8 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Art 6 July 1, 1968, 21 UST 483, 729 UNTS 161 [hereinafter NPT].

9 NPT/CONF.2000/28 (2000) (comment 15(6) on Article 6 of the NPT), obtainable from <http://www.usinfo.state.gov/topical/pol/arms/>.

10 General Assembly Advisory Opinion, supra note 1, at 311 (Schwebel, V.-P., dissenting).

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